Office of Diversity Education


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VOICES THAT MATTER - THENCEFORTH AND FOREVER FREE MONDAY, JUNE 14 7PM, click here for the FB LIVE - CMU alumnus Lester Booker, Jr., Vice President of DEI Communications for Citizens Financial Group, Inc., will moderate a panel discussion on the relevance of Juneteenth in 2021. Joining him is a collection of educators, historians and community activists from the Great Lakes Bay Region. Panelists include: Elashia Jackson, CMU journalism major and Inclusion Assistant; Ronald S. Haughton, longtime NAACP member and retired scientist with The Dow Chemical Co.; Angela Guy-Lee, Sociology professor, Delta College; Nikita Murry, CMU Office of Diversity Education; and Bryan Whitledge, CMU Clark Historical Library. 

JUNE TRIVIA NIGHT-BLACK HISTORY TUESDAY, JUNE 15 register here

CAMPUS/COMMUNITY CELEBRATION FRIDAY, JUNE 18 2-3PM WARRINER MALL: Enjoy ice cream and conversation as Central Michigan University and the City of Mount Pleasant join the nationwide celebrations of Juneteenth, the historical event two years post the Emancipation Proclamation in which the last remaining slaves in the United States learned they were finally free.

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OFFICE OF DIVERSITY EDUCATION MISSION STATEMENT​

Expand your view of the world and improve your cultural competence by participating in programs and services offered through the Office of Diversity Education at Central Michigan University.  You'll learn how to communicate with diverse groups of people and use differing experiences, backgrounds and perspective to uncover creative solutions to personal and professional challenges.

The Office of Diversity Education offers opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to enhance their cultural competence by:

  • Providing intercultural education
  • Facilitating campus wide interaction
  • Building collaborative partnerships to advance diversity and inclusion
  • Implementing educational opportunities that cultivate and sustain a supportive and inclusive campus community


OUR PROGRAMS & SERVICES