Promote Scholars of Color
Task Force Recommendation: Elevate and Protect the Status of Women
Task Force Project: Promote scholars of color
Champion: Brian Beam, Rachel Hatch
Implementation Team Actions
- Online news release on Mallory Lovings ’18, Technicolor VFX Hollywood’s first visual effects intern.
- Story for Identity newsletter on Rocío Rivadeneyra's work on Latinx portrayed in the media.
- Online news release on Ama Ampadu-Kissi, M.S. ’18, a Ghana-native who became a credentialed actuary in just two years, while getting her master’s degree.
- Online news release on Sarah Aguilar, the first female Hispanic student trustee on the Board of Trustees for Illinois State University.
- Online news release on broadcast journalism major and Spanish and political science double minor, Stephanie Rodriquez ’18.
- Assistant Professor of Psychology Brea Banks' work on microaggressions featured in Identity story.
- Professor of Music Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum's Women on Music course featured.
- Alumni magazine feature on Katherine Woollen ’17 and mother Susan, M.S. ’06, Ph.D. ’15; Redbird Legacy. Katharine was also featured in this Redbird Scholar story .
- Poet Duriel Estelle Harris featured and on the cover of Redbird Scholar.
- Story on Doris Houston winning the David A. Strand Diversity Achievement Award in Report and Identity.
- News release on the Obsidian journal of African diaspora received a grant from the NEA.
- Report previewed the Culturally Responsive Campus Community Conference with news releases and stories in newsletters.
- Continue to highlight the work, research and initiative of scholars on campus, including women scholars of color, in marketing pieces, alumni newsletters, faculty and staff newsletters, media pitches, brochures, and videos.
- Associate Professor Nobuko Adachi’s work establishing the new Ethnicity and Ethnography Laboratory and Research Center will appear in the fall Redbird Scholar.
- Professor Amy Gokhale will be featured in a fall Redbird Scholar story about the University’s Fulbright Scholars.
- Associate Professor Noha Shawki’s Q&A about the American Democracy Project’s Political Engagement Project will be featured in the fall issue of Redbird Impact.
- Professor Ani Yazedijan was awarded a $5 million federal grant to assist at-risk youth. Story will be published in either Redbird Impact or Redbird Scholar next Spring.