The Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives to Host Block Party and Resource Fair

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 29, 2017) — The University of Kentucky Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives (CGD) works to connect graduate and professional students of color to essential tools and resources by promoting academic excellence, building inclusive communities and supporting personal and professional development through their monthly programs and services.

Tomorrow, Aug. 30, 2017, CGD will host its annual Graduate Students of Color Block Party & Resource Fair from 4 – 6 p.m., on the Main Building Lawn.

The event will provide students with the opportunity to become acclimated to campus and community resources, student organizations, current faculty, staff and students, and the CGD team.

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