Many residents of Houston are still recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and numerous natural disasters affecting other neighboring states and countries only to realize that those are not the only concerns our country is facing.
Culture Connect Week’s Dance Fusion night brought members of the University of Houston community together to learn cultural and ethnic dances from different parts of the world Thursday.
On Thursday, June 29 the UH Libraries hosted their inaugural Diversity Day in partnership with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI).
Dr. Derald Wing Sue will visit the University of Houston for a conversation on Intent vs Impact: The Power of Microaggressions on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 1:30pm in the Student Center Bayou City Room.
On Thursday, June 29 the UH Libraries hosted their inaugural Diversity Day in partnership with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI). This day-long experience provided UH Libraries faculty and staff with diversity education workshops aimed at increasing participant’s knowledge around the multiple diversities that exist.
On Thursday, May 12, 2016 the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) and the Achievement Initiative for Minority Males (AIMM) sponsored their inaugural AIMM High event, welcoming 17 ninth grade students from Kashmere High School to the University of Houston (UH).
November 17, 2015 - DREAMzone Training (adapted from the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act) allows members of the Cougar community to engage with undocumented students during an open panel discussion. Conversations will provide insight on the federal, state and institutional challenges faced by these students.
The University of Houston is proud to be supporting the City of Houston Annual Citizenship Month by creating opportunities for members of the UH community to be a part of the active and engaged citizenry of the City of Houston.
October 12, 2015 - As part of The Center for Diversity and Inclusion’s Hispanic Heritage Month event calendar, they will put on ‘An Evening with Richard Blanco’, an influential Hispanic and openly gay poet who spoke at President Barack Obama’s second inaugural address.
October 7, 2015 - The Center for Diversity and Inclusion recently held a banquet to introduce campus faculty and staff to members of the Achievement Initiative for Minority Males (AIMM). The initiative is a highly selective program that supports the recruitment and retention of African American and Hispanic males at the UH.
February 26, 2015 - O’Brien, the primary speaker in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion’s Spring Speaker Series, used her journalism background to probe the serious — and recently magnified — issues surrounding the effects of racism in America to an audience of more than 1,200 in Cullen Performance Hall Tuesday night.
March 4, 2015 – This week marks the Center for Diversity and Inclusion’s first Culture Connect Week, a series of programs and events highlighting diversity on campus. The center hopes to make the week an annual tradition.
February 15, 2015 – Courtesy of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, the panel presentation is part of a tour that is an effective sequel to O’Brien’s 2008 documentary series, also titled “Black In America.” O’Brien will moderate a panel of three prominent black philanthropists as they speak on issues concerning race in modern society. They will also take questions from audience members.
February 3, 2015 - Religion and spirituality are touchy subjects for most people, but the Center for Diversity and Inclusion took the topic head-on at its first Cultural Conversation of the semester Tuesday. Students from all backgrounds filed in to share their perspectives on religion and spirituality during the hour-long discussion. The dialogue shifted from how each student related to religion or spirituality to defining what each entity meant to them to discussing ways in which students connected to a higher power.
November 26, 2014 - Diversity is part of the University of Houston’s calling card: “UH, one of the most ethnically diverse, urban, public, research universities in the country.”
October 29, 2014 - On a campus as diverse as UH, it can sometimes be hard to find a group to fit into, especially one that has a similar cultural background.
August 18, 2014 - Niya Blair will join the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services as the director for the Center for Diversity and Inclusion effective August 20, 2014.
In the summer of 2013, the Multicultural Student Services Task Force was charged with identifying the feasibility of creating a new department/center that focuses on addressing the needs of the diverse University of Houston student population.