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April 16, 2021

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Townhall set for April 23

A virtual townhall featuring the “Diversity, Inclusion & Equity at SVSU Annual Report and Celebration” will take place Friday, April 23 from 9 to 11 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to showcase each DE&I committee and the work that has been accomplished since September. 

Pre-register today for the town hall

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council was created in summer 2020 to address concerns raised by students, faculty and staff in relation to the national discussions of racial justice. Seven committees made up of 60 individuals are working on DE&I goals. A few of the initiatives include development of:  

  • A Leadership Institute for underrepresented groups on campus  
  • A Black Studies major  
  • The Global Diversity Initiative Award  
  • Implicit Bias Training Sessions for the campus community  
  • The Cardinal Commitment Scholarship  
  • The Campus Multicultural Center  
  • An application for Health Professions HEED Award
  • Expansion of the Inclusion Advocates Program 

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Diversity Programs at 989-964-4068.