The Daily Eastern News

Diversity conference celebrates 11th year

Maria Ruettiger, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019

The Office of Inclusion and Academic Engagement, along with the office of the vice president of student affairs, held the 11th annual EIUnity Diversity Conference Friday. This conference consisted of different types of educational sessions including: “Gender, Identity and Activism in the Art Museum,...

Feminism workshop talks gender equality

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

February 6, 2017

Three graduate students spoke on how to advocate for gender equality at “Feminism in Action,” one of the many workshops at the EIUnity Diversity Conference on Friday. Porfirio Gallegos, a college student studying college student affairs, said feminism is not about saying women are better than...

Student activism workshop emphasizes empathy, civility

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

February 6, 2017

The idea that university staff can support student activism that is both fearless and respectful was one message workshop participants heard as part of the EIUnity Diversity Conference. Workshop presenter Jessica Ward, assistant director for the Office of Student Standards, said activism is important...

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