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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in C&IS

Upcoming Diversity Events Sponsored by C&IS

Is it Abuse? Deaf Female Undergraduates’ Labeling of Partner Violence
Monday, April 5 from Noon-1:30 p.m. on Zoom Webinar
Presented by Dr. Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi, Gallaudet University Professor of Psychology
Click here to register

Spring Common Read Project
C&IS is hosting a common read of the book Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time by Adrian Miller. The common read will kick off the week of March 15 and conclude on April 12. If you are interested in reading along with C&IS, you can learn more by clicking here. If you are part of the C&IS family and would like to request a free copy of the book, click here.

Video Archives

Campus-wide Diversity Events and Resources


Working together to create an ethical community defined by respect and civility

Resources for Students

Diversity-Related Scholarships and Internships

Jennifer Kitt-West Scholarship

Amount: Approximately $1,000 annually
Availability: Two each year
Eligibility: Rising juniors or seniors in PR with a 3.0 gpa, whose enrollment would enhance the diversity of the College of Communication and Information Science’s student population

James T. and Joanne Lynaugh Endowed Minority Scholarship

Amount: Approximately $1,000 annually
Availability: One each year
Eligibility: Outstanding minority student majoring in communication; freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled full-time; priority to creative media major

Ione Hendrick Roche Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Amount: Approximately $1,000 annually
Availability: Several each year
Eligibility: Minority woman who intends to pursue a degree in the College of Communication and Information Sciences

C&IS Undergraduate Scholarships

Graduate Scholarships and Grants for Minorities

AAF’s Most Promising Multicultural Students program

Resources for Faculty, Staff and Administrators

C&IS Diversity Plan

The Diversity Charge for Hiring Committees

Hiring Resources

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Multicultural Resource Guide for Students, Faculty, and Staff

C&IS Research and Creative Work

Dr. Darrin Griffin Deaf Advocacy Research

Industry Diversity and Inclusion Resources

Insight Into Diversity
Inside Higher Ed Diversity Resources

Diverse Education
Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Diversity Tipsheet