Accomplishments: The Office of Student Diversity Programs

February 7, 2023
Godson Ebenezer Adjovu (Civil and Environmental Engineering) has received the Sankofa Advocate Scholarship offered by the office of student diversity programs for the 2022-2023 academic year.
June 2, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered the keynote at the Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera Gala at DePaul University titled "The Nuanced Legacies of Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera." They also presented at the HBCU Culture: Reducing Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking at HBCU's conference…
May 24, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) had his degree conferred on May 22. He earned a doctorate of education in organizational leadership from Northcentral University.
May 19, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) was awarded an emerging scholar grant with QTPIE: QUEER AND TRANS PEOPLE IN EDUCATION. The mission of QTPiE is to educate, advocate, and build coalitions that advance equitable policies and practices for queer and trans people in higher education. 
May 11, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) completed the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certificate program offered by the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida.
May 3, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) received the National Financial Educators Day Award. This award recognizes those individuals who are working to improve the financial capabilities of people in their communities. Financial Educators Day launched in 2014 and takes place the last Friday of April (Financial Literacy Month) each…
April 29, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented to students within the Glendale Elementary School District about the importance of continuing their education as individuals with historically marginalized identities.  This presentation was part of an initiative that centers on the importance of having students in elementary school…
April 28, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), with Antonio Duran of Auburn University, published a book chapther "The Role of Power and Oppression in the Classroom: Actualizing the Potential of Intersectionality in Teaching and Learning" in Teaching and Learning for Social Justice and Equity in Higher Education book.
April 13, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) as part of the "Future Directions in Queer of Color Scholarship in Education” American Educational Research Association Conference symposium presented their paper "A Black Queer and Trans Theory Approach to Troubling Inclusion, Best Practices, and LGBTQ Research."
April 13, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered a presentation about the foundational principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in front of business professional leaders at the University of Redlands.
April 6, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) served as a guest on the podcast show,"Coaching for Millennials: Care - Life - LinkedIn" where he discussed the intersections of identity and StrengthsQuest assessment education, codeswitching, and intergenerational tensions in higher education.
April 5, 2021
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) facilitated a virtual workshop sponsored by the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. The workshop focused on providing institutional strategies using an equity and social justice framework to address systemic issues and foster an inclusive campus environments.