Dr. Judy "J.J." Jackson
Vice President for
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Platanos, Collard Greens Y Callaloo
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
This Off-Broadway production is an hilarious tale of love, family drama, and politics. Platanos, Collard Greens Y Callaloo is a fresh spin on the long-running Platanos Y Collard Greens play. It's a Romeo and Juliet story about two people from two different cultures who fall in love.
UK Martin Luther King Center Hosts Dialogue on Stereotype Threat
As part of its Lunch & Learn series, the UK MLK Center brought in UK President Eli Capilouto and UK Vice President for Institutional Diversity Judy "J.J." Jackson to lead a discussion on stereotype threat. The event took place Dec. 10, 2014 in the UK Student Center's Worsham Theater.
Gerald Smith Named Newest Anderson Laureate
At Kentucky’s recent 28th Annual Equal Employment Opportunity Conference, the Commonwealth’s Personnel Cabinet Secretary Tim Longmeyer and Arthur Lucas, executive director of the state Office of Diversity and Equality, presented the annual Charles W. Anderson Laureate Award to Gerald L. Smith, associate professor of history in the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences.
Anderson Laureates, the highest honor bestowed by the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet, are given to individuals recognized for significant contributions to equal opportunity in their communities.