Diversity Initiatives Event Slated March 30

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 29, 2018) — The University of Kentucky Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives will host a “Professional Development Colloquium: Learn. Engage. Advance. Persist” 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, March 30, in Room 211 of The 90. The colloquium is open to all UK graduate and undergraduate students.

Through an interactive panel discussion and keynote presentation, students will engage in critical conversations aimed to strengthen their professional development and enhance their academic journey. The program will conclude with a luncheon and a professional development fund awards presentation. Registered colloquium attendees will be entered into multiple drawings to win Amazon Fire TV Sticks and tablets. RSVP to CGD@uky.edu.

The Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives (CGD) is deeply committed to the recruitment and retention of culturally diverse students in UK’s graduate and professional programs as well as the cultural education of all members of the campus community. By connecting students to essential tools and resources, CGD assists the university in promoting academic excellence, building inclusive communities and supporting the professional development of culturally diverse graduate and professional students, with the ultimate goal of developing leaders in academy, industry and society. 


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