Last year, on the anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, the world came to know the extraordinary testimony of Olivia J. Hooker, the last surviving witness of the incident and the first black woman to actively serve in the U.S. Coast Guard. She was a Buckeye, we learned, a 1937 College of Education graduate. And she was a spritely 103 before many of us knew her. Then, in November 2018, she passed. More .
Jan 24 - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Longaberger Alumni House
Lunch & learn event with Psychiatric Counselor Jodie Leister, who will lead an Emotional Intelligence skill-building session. We all know people that just seem to have everything figured out. They are calm and collected, able to set priorities, ask for what they need and figure out how to get it. They have strong personal relationships and are able to bounce back consistently from adversity. What’s their secret? Is there a magic formula? There ISN’T a magic formula, but mastering a critical group of skills is the key....
Feb 13 - 7p to 8p - Mershon Auditorium Ta-Nehisi Coates is a distinguished writer in residence at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. He is the author of the bestselling books " The Beautiful Struggle , We Were Eight Years in Power" and " Between The World And Me ," thatwon the National Book Award in 2015.
You may have heard the quote, “Find a job that you like and you won’t work a day in your life.” Now, a group of Administration and Planning staff is gathering feedback in an effort to further enhance your workplace environment.
Last month, 13 A&P employees took part in a focus group centered around the theme, “What’s a Healthy Workplace?” Participants gave their opinions, comments and suggestions on ways to improve their workplace.
The session was moderated by Nina Brooks, staff training and development coordinator with the Office of Human Resources; Dmitri Gaston, A&P’s senior manager of diversity...
When Milton Mendez's wife had to get surgery for her carpal tunnel, the health insurance they had at the time covered only $40,000 of the $45,000 bill. Mendez, 65, was left with a bill he couldn’t afford. Unable to pay the remaining $5,000, the Mendez family was left without insurance. More .
Nov 30 - noon to 1:30 p.m. - Hale Hall, MLK Jr Lounge What changes may occur in policy for Ohio State staff, faculty, and students, and how can you make your voice heard? Reports of employee and student incidents of sexual misconduct at the university have risen steadily during the past four years. Learn how proposed new Title IX regulations may have a chilling effect on already underreported incidents of sexual misconduct and how, under a recent court ruling affecting Ohio, universities can allow those accused of sexual misconduct to directly question their accusers. Join Title IX Coordinator...
Nov 30 - 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Ohio Union, Alonso Family Room This event brings to light a profound and missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and Taboo, RUMBLE shows how these pioneering Native musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives. This event counts for 1 DICE credit. More .
This in-person workshop Tuesday (11/20) at 10 a.m. is based on the book by Dr. Maura Cullen, "35 Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say." These statements, though well intended, often can widen the diversity gap. This workshop - "That's Not What I Meant" - provides participants further insight regarding what are often perceived as harmless statements but in fact can cause irreparable harm. Register through BuckeyeLearn . Contact .
Nov 28 - 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Saxbe Auditorium Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Ohio State SACNAS chapter, in collaboration with multiple university partners, as they host Knatokie Ford at Ohio State. Ford is a Harvard-trained biomedical scientist and a dynamic speaker who addresses the imposter syndrome and ways to overcome it. More . Contact .
James L. Moore III, PhD, will serve as the vice provost for diversity and inclusion and the university's chief diversity officer, effective May 1, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. In addition to his concurrent appointments as Education and Human Ecology's Distinguished Professor of Urban Education and executive director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center, he assumed a one-year interim leadership position in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) last May. More .