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Diversity and Inclusion Week


2019 CCI Diversity & Inclusion Week Schedule

The College of Communication and Information hosted its annual CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week from Monday, Sept. 23, through Thursday, Sept. 26.

“Reflect, Retool, and Reclaim” was the theme of this year’s week of panel discussions, keynote speakers, and dramatizations. Alice Wirth, Director of the CCI Diversity Student Leaders Society, was the organizer of the event, which is in its 10th year.

The in-person attendance across nine sessions and two keynote events totaled 1,084. Twenty-seven CCI undergraduate classes attended at least one of the sessions or panels.

The 2019 CCI Diversity and … Read more “2019 CCI Diversity & Inclusion Week”


Diversity and Inclusion Week, September 25–28, will feature keynote addresses by Chancellor Beverly Davenport and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero along with eight panel sessions and a diversity festival.
The four-day event offers participants an opportunity to learn about diversity and inclusion issues and best practices through dialogue with leaders and experts from inside and outside the college, university, and community.
This year’s theme is “Diversity and Inclusion: R-E-S-P-E-C-T.”
Davenport will speak at 5 p.m. Monday, September 25, in Patrick Auditorium on the third floor of the Communications Building. A pre-keynote reception will … Read more “Respect Is Focus of CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week”


Diversity and Inclusion Week September 22–25 with a keynote speech, an open forum, panels, and a diversity festival.
Jose Aponte, director of the San Diego County Library System, will deliver the keynote address at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24, in McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture auditorium.
Read more in Tennessee Today, 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Week.