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IUS Multicultural Student Union celebrates diversity

From left to right President Leslie Venzor, Recruitment Officer Josiah Pohl and Secretary Sarah Fischer at the Multicultural Student Union’s weekly meeting in UC 122.

Emily Elliotte, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

Page four of the Registered Student Organization Handbook emphasizes a Diversity Statement, prohibiting each organization from discrimination of any kind. Several student organizations, including the Multicultural Student Union (MSU), make diversity a core value. The MSU plays a large role in advocacy...

Criminal Justice professor dives deep into diversity

“Social justice is really important to me. It's at the center of everything I do, so any way I can promote diversity is really important to me,” said Ortiz. Photo by Natalie Allen.

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

In a society growing with diversity, Jennifer Ortiz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, joins the community in fighting for equality and virtue. Ortiz earned her bachelor's and master's degrees at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She received a master's in both policing ...

IUS expands its diversity

IUS expands its diversity

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018

Students who identified as non-white made up 22.4 percent of the fall 2018 incoming first-year class. This is compared to 12.4 percent in 2014. Departments such as Admissions and the Office of Equity and Diversity are taking steps to bring our campus closer to reflecting the community surrounding it....

Being Diverse Together

Being Diverse Together

Jose Aponte, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

When we are young we are taught about the diversity in plants and animals. We study their wonder and beauty. But what does diversity actually mean? We have all heard the word diversity before. Some of us have used it at our jobs or at school when referring to race or orientation equality. The word...

Diversity on IUS campus discussed

IUS Horizon

October 25, 2008

The present status of diversity on the IUS campus was the topic discussed at University Center North on Thursday, Oct. 23. Darlene Young, affirmative action team member at IU Southeast, opened the discussion to an audience of more than 30 interested staff, faculty and students. The meeting was a foll...

Celebrating Diversity on campus

IUS Horizon

October 11, 2008

The Gay Straight Alliance student organization at IU Southeast is planning several events in October to honor of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender history, and to help encourage tolerance among a diverse student body. The United States first celebrated GLBT history month in 1994. October was selected...