Dr. Judy "JJ" Jackson
Vice President for Institutional Diversity
The NEW 2010/2011 Annual Diversity Report is now available for download!
Religious Holiday Observance & Missing School/Work
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Larry Cordle to Headline Concert for Robinson Scholars Program
The Robinson Scholars Program will welcome Eastern Kentucky musician and Grammy Award winner Larry Cordle for a benefit concert at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the Hilton in downtown Lexington. In addition, Cordle will also be involved in the program’s Mission Appalachia summer camp, where he will lead students in sessions about the music business.
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2013 Harambee Celebration
On behalf of the Office for Institutional Diversity, we would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2013 Harambee Celebration. The Harambee Celebration is a traditional gathering of parents, family members, friends, faculty and staff designed to properly recognize and honor this very special moment. The Harambee Celebration represents a time of coming together, marking an achievement which is individual, communal and cultural!
CARES Student Spotlight
CARES is proud to acknowledge the accomplishments of one of its students. Ms. Stephanie Bellot recently became the Wildcat Interest Group's (WIG) Preferred Candidate to be Rep. Andy Barr's intern in the House of Representatives. WIG is the governmental division of student government and holds interviews to pair UK students with political leaders and recommends candidates to internship programs across the country.
Ms. Bellot was also elected as the senator for the College of Communication and Information Studies in the Student Government Association. The University of Kentucky Student Government Association (UKSGA) represents all undergraduate, graduate and professional students enrolled at the University.
If you would like more information on CARES and its programs, please visit www.uky.edu/Diversity/CARES, or contact them at (859) 323-6347.