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  • Student Emergency Funding Now Available

    The Division of Student Life, the Alumni Association, and the Office of Development are partnering to collect and distribute emergency funding through the Georgia Tech Parents Fund and Roll Call to support students in need.

    The Division of Student Life, the Alumni Association, and the Office of Development are partnering to collect and distribute emergency funding through the Georgia Tech Parents Fund and Roll Call to support students in need.

  • Celebrating Black History Month: Letting Diversity Shine with Alonzo Whyte

    Whyte's appreciation for diversity shines brightly in and outside of the classroom.

    Alonzo Whyte is just in his first year as a faculty member of the Neuroscience program at Georgia Tech, but his positive outlook and appreciation for diversity is already shining brightly.

  • Strategic Plan Draft Available for Review, Application Period Open for Phase Two Working Groups

    Visioning Phase garners more than 5,700 interactions with Georgia Tech stakeholders

    Georgia Tech has released the draft of its strategic plan document for community feedback and is accepting applications for working groups.

    Thousands of people focused on the future of Georgia Tech by helping us complete phase one — visioning and drafting — of Georgia Tech’s strategic planning process. Now, the process moves into the goal-setting phase that will include an opportunity for review and input from the Georgia Tech community.

  • OMED, AAMI Host Third Annual Academic Empowerment Fair at Georgia Tech

    OMED: Educational Services and the African American Male Initiative at Georgia Tech hosted its 2020 Academic Empowerment Fair on February 13.

    OMED: Educational Services and the African-American Male Initiative (AAMI) at Georgia Tech hosted its 2020 Academic Empowerment Fair on February 13, with support by almost a dozen Institutional departments, 20 campus organizations, 30 advisor and alumni volunteers, and corporate sponsors.

  • Andrew Gillum Champions Voting Rights at 2020 Black History Month Lecture

    ‘The Time Is Too Urgent,’ Former Tallahassee Mayor Declares

    Former Tallahassee mayor and 2018 Democratic Florida gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum said that the strongest tribute to black American history may be the ballot itself.

    Former Tallahassee mayor and 2018 Democratic Florida gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum said that the strongest tribute to black American history may be the ballot itself.

  • More Than 100 Staff Leaders Set for Fourth Cohort of Inclusive Leaders Academy

    Participants Are Part of More Than 40 Departments Across Georgia Tech Campus

    The latest cohort of staff leaders have begun participation in the 2020 Inclusive Leaders Academy program at Georgia Tech.

    The latest cohort of staff leaders have begun participation in the 2020 Inclusive Leaders Academy program at Georgia Tech, representing more than 40 campus departments.

  • Calling all Yellow Jackets!! Be a Volunteer at GoSTEM’s Annual Latino College and STEM Fair!

    Calling all Yellow Jackets!! Volunteer Opportunities are available for the GoSTEM’s Annual Latino College and STEM Fair!

    Volunteer opportunities are available for the GoSTEM’s Annual Latino College and STEM Fair!

    Are you interested in volunteering in an inspiring event for K-12 students? Do you want an opportunity to practice your science communication skills? Want to brag about your STEM field and be a role model? Do you have a knack for event logistics? Then, consider volunteering at GoSTEM’s Annual Latino College and STEM Fair!

  • Optimizing the Flu Vaccine Supply Chain for Maximum Impact

    ISyE Professor Pinar Keskinocak and her team have developed a model that better matches flu vaccine supply with actual regional demand.

    ISyE Professor Pinar Keskinocak and her team have developed a model that better matches flu vaccine supply with actual regional demand.

  • 2020 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize Honors Hamilton Holmes, Charlayne Hunter-Gault

    This year's recipients integrated the University of Georgia and set the stage for desegregation in all of the state's public universities.

    This year's recipients integrated the University of Georgia and set the stage for desegregation in all of the state's public universities.

  • Mary Frank Fox Elected AAAS Section Chair

    Mary Frank Fox, ADVANCE Professor in the School of Public Policy, has been elected Chair of the Social, Economic and Political Sciences Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences.

    Mary Frank Fox, ADVANCE Professor in the School of Public Policy, has been elected Chair of the Social, Economic and Political Sciences Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

  • Georgia Tech Focus Program Hosts Students and Postdocs From Over 90 Colleges and Universities

    The 2020 Focus Program welcomed over 200 participants from more than 90 institutions across the country.

    The 2020 Focus Program welcomed over 200 participants from more than 90 institutions across the country.

  • Remembering Georgia Tech Trailblazer Ford C. Greene

    Pioneer who was one of the first black students at Georgia Tech died Jan. 25.

    Pioneer who was one of the first black students at Georgia Tech died Jan. 25.

  • Journalist Yamiche Alcindor Delivers 2020 MLK Lecture Keynote Address

    Journalist Yamiche Alcindor gave the keynote address at the campus' 2020 MLK Lecture on January 15.

    Journalist Yamiche Alcindor gave the keynote address at the campus' 2020 MLK Lecture on January 15.

  • OMED Welcomes New Assistant Director of Outreach Initiatives

    OMED: Educational Services welcomes Jelani T. Liddell as the new assistant director of outreach initiatives.

    OMED: Educational Services welcomes Jelani T. Liddell as its assistant director of Outreach Initiatives.

  • Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage Recipients to Be Honored for Being Pioneers in Classroom and Beyond

    The prize honors those who have made a positive difference by standing up for moral principle while facing personal risks.

  • Nominations for 2020 Inclusive Leaders Academy Program Now Open

    Program to Welcome Fourth Cohort of Culture Champions

    Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is now seeking nominations for the fourth cohort of the Inclusive Leaders Academy.

    Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is now seeking nominations for the fourth cohort of the Inclusive Leaders Academy.

  • 2020 Adaptive Leadership Workshop Applications Open Through December 13

    Program to Feature Four Spring Workshop Sessions

    The Adaptive Leadership Workshop is designed to provide tenured and non-tenure track faculty and staff members with an understanding of concepts that will enhance leadership abilities and more.

    The Adaptive Leadership Workshop is designed to provide tenured and non-tenure track faculty and staff members with an understanding of concepts that will enhance leadership abilities and more.

  • Transformative Narratives Storytelling Crawl Returns for Second Year

    Campus, National, and Local Atlanta Artists Share Connection Through Story

    The Transformative Narratives initiative will host its second storytelling crawl featuring a seven-event lineup November 11-14.

    The Transformative Narratives initiative will host its second storytelling crawl featuring a seven-event lineup November 11-14.

  • Georgia Tech’s Institute Diversity Renamed Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    IDEI Also Assumes Title IX and ADA Compliance Offices

    Georgia Tech’s Institute Diversity has been renamed Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (IDEI).

    Georgia Tech’s Institute Diversity office has been renamed Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (IDEI), and has created the Equity and Compliace Programs unit.

  • Fourth Cohort Begin Leading Women@Tech Program

    Year’s Curriculum Topics Include Self-Efficacy and Intercultural Dialogue

    The latest class of women leaders from across Georgia Tech have begun the 2019-20 Leading Women@Tech program.

    The latest class of women leaders from across Georgia Tech have begun the 2019-20 Leading Women@Tech program. The program kicked off its fourth cohort of 20 participants on October 11.

  • Women's and LGBTQIA Resource Centers Host Events Throughout Fall

    There will be frequent dialogues open to members of both communities throughout the semester.

    There will be frequent dialogues open to members of both communities throughout the semester.

  • Former US Treasurer Rosario Marin Gives Inspiring Keynote Speech at Second Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture

    Rosario Marin, author, advocate, and 41st treasurer of the United States, delivered the keynote address at the Office of Hispanic Initiative’s second annual Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture.

    Rosario Marin, author, advocate, and 41st treasurer of the United States, delivered the keynote address at the Office of Hispanic Initiative’s second annual Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture.

  • Georgia Tech Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED Award for Sixth Consecutive Year

    Georgia Tech has received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

    Georgia Tech has received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. This is the sixth consecutive year the Institute has been a recipient of the award.

  • Cabrera Comes Home

    New President Delivers First Institute Address

    President Ángel Cabrera delivers his first Institute Address to approximately 550 Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff in the Ferst Center for the Arts.

    President Ángel Cabrera delivers his first Institute Address to approximately 550 Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff in the Ferst Center for the Arts.

  • Diversity Symposium Celebrates Trailblazers

    A standing-room only crowd gathered at the Global Learning Centr for the 11th Annual Diversity Symposium.

    A standing-room only crowd gathered at the Global Learning Centr for the 11th Annual Diversity Symposium.

  • Trailblazers: The Struggle and the Promise

    Georgia Tech Integration History Meets Recognition Through Art

    Bronze sculptures of Georgia Tech's first African American students and first African American graduate will be dedicated in Harrison Square on September 4.

    The story behind the making of bronze sculptures of Georgia Tech's first African American students and first African American graduate.

  • Sybrina Atwaters Named Director of OMED: Educational Services

    Three-time Georgia Tech graduate brings more than a decade of STEM diversity research experience to role

    Three-time Georgia Tech graduate Sybrina Atwaters has been named director of OMED: Educational Services.

    The three-time Georgia Tech graduate brings more than a decade of STEM diversity research experience to her new role.

  • OMED: Educational Services Welcomes Largest Challenge Program Cohort in 39 Years to Campus

    OMED: Educational Services’ 2019 Challenge program hosted 140 incoming first-year Georgia Tech students this summer, representing the largest cohort in the program’s 39-year history.

    The 2019 Challenge program hosted 140 incoming first-year Georgia Tech students this summer, representing the largest -- and most diverse -- cohort in the program’s 39-year history.

  • Implicit Bias Workshops Return for Faculty Fall Semester

    More than 600 Faculty Members Have Participated in Implicit Bias Workshops at Georgia Tech to Date

    Institute Diversity and Georgia Tech’s ADVANCE Program, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development, are offering four Implicit Bias Workshops to faculty this fall.

    Institute Diversity and Georgia Tech’s ADVANCE Program, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development, are offering four Implicit Bias Workshops to faculty this fall.

  • Registration Now Open for 11th Annual Diversity Symposium

    Registration is now open for the 2019 Diversity Symposium on September 4.

    The first African American students and graduate will be recognized at the Diversity Symposium on September 4, 2019.

  • New Georgia Tech Study Examines Diversity, Social Mistrust

    Economist Willie Belton’s study finds suggestive evidence that social capital falls when diversity rises because we view such changes as a conflict over limited resources.

    The study found that social capital increased in counties where one ethnicity dominates, but declined in communities with higher rates of diversity.

  • Title IX Office Offers Training to Protect Campus Community

    With a new school year on the horizon, the Institute would like to remind employees of Georgia Tech’s and the University System of Georgia’s (USG’s) Sexual Misconduct Policies as well as certain employees’ responsibility as mandatory reporters.

    With a new school year on the horizon, the Institute would like to remind employees of Georgia Tech’s and the University System of Georgia’s (USG’s) Sexual Misconduct Policies as well as certain employees’ responsibility as mandatory reporters.

  • Institute Diversity and Office of Academic Effectiveness Release 2018 Student Climate Assessment Survey Report

    In 2018, all undergraduate and graduate students at Georgia Tech were invited to participate in the Climate Assessment Survey to gauge the Institute’s progress on building an inclusive campus community.

    In 2018, all undergraduate and graduate students at Georgia Tech were invited to participate in the Climate Assessment Survey to gauge the Institute’s progress on building an inclusive campus community.

  • Third Cohort of "Culture Champions" Complete Inclusive Leaders Academy Program

    Seventy Georgia Tech faculty and staff leaders were celebrated as the third cohort of “Culture Champions” during the Inclusive Leaders Academy closing program and roundtable on May 22.

    Seventy Georgia Tech faculty and staff leaders were celebrated as the third cohort of “Culture Champions” during the Inclusive Leaders Academy closing program and roundtable on May 22.

  • Faces of Inclusive Excellence Heads Into Seventh Year

    Publication Recognizes Diverse Leadership Around Campus

    Faces of Inclusive Excellence recognizes Tech community members who have distinguished themselves in professional endeavors related to their research, teaching, leadership, and/or public service activities.

    Faces of Inclusive Excellence recognizes Tech community members who have distinguished themselves in professional endeavors related to their research, teaching, leadership, and/or public service activities.

  • Leading Women@Tech Program Now Seeking Fourth-Cohort Nominations

    Institute Diversity is now seeking nominations for the fourth cohort of the Leading Women@Tech program.

    Georgia Tech's Leading Women@Tech Program is now seeking nominations for its fourth cohort.

  • The Time of the Season

    In less than a decade, Lavender Graduation has blossomed into a spring Tech tradition

    On the evening of April 11, Wardlaw’s Gordy Room was filled to capacity as the Georgia Tech community celebrated its eighth annual Lavender Graduation and fifth annual Lavender Awards.

    On the evening of April 11, Wardlaw’s Gordy Room was filled to capacity as the Georgia Tech community celebrated its eighth annual Lavender Graduation and fifth annual Lavender Awards.

  • Nominations Open for 2019 Diversity Champion Awards

    Nominations for the 2019 Diversity Champion Awards are now open.

    Nominations for the 2019 Diversity Champion Awards are now open.

  • Gift to Tech Awarded to CDAC/WST Menstrual Product Program

    The CDAC/WST Menstrual Product Program, a pilot program offering free menstrual products to campus, is the 2019 Gift to Tech winner.

    The CDAC/WST Menstrual Product Program, a pilot program offering free menstrual products to campus, is the 2019 Gift to Tech winner. The project will receive approximately $30,000 for programmatic support.

  • Aby Parsons Leaving Georgia Tech

    Aby Parsons, director of the LGBTQIA Resource Center, announced her departure from Georgia Tech on Tuesday.

    Aby Parsons, inaugural director of the LGBTQIA Resource Center, announced her departure from Georgia Tech.

  • Annual Tower Awards Celebrates 25th Year

    The 2019 Tower Awards were presented Thursday, April 4, marking the 25th year of the ceremony.

    The 2019 Tower Awards were presented Thursday, April 4. Hosted by OMED: Educational Services, the event marked the 25th year the ceremony has celebrated the academic achievements of traditionally underrepresented students at Georgia Tech.

  • Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology Celebrates 20 Years at Georgia Tech

    The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Techology turns 20 years old in 2019.

    The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Techology and its faculty its faculty organizers have played key roles in inspiring Georgia Tech’s learning communities, the Institute’s first undergraduate student-faculty research program, the WST Distinguished Lecture, and in Georgia Tech’s participation in the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Institutional Transformation program.

  • Updated Faculty Position Advertising Template Advances Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    The effort to update the existing template is a closer alignment of the language in faculty hiring ads with the institution’s goals.

    The effort to update the existing template is a closer alignment of the language in faculty hiring ads with the institution’s goals.

  • Spring 2019 Implicit Bias Workshop Dates Announced

    Georgia Tech’s Institute Diversity and Georgia Tech’s ADVANCE Program, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development, began offering workshops in fall 2015.

    Georgia Tech’s Institute Diversity and Georgia Tech’s ADVANCE Program, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development, began offering workshops in fall 2015.

  • Inclusive Leaders Academy Seeks Nominations for New 'Culture Champions'

    A professional leadership and legacy development program for managers at Georgia Tech is seeking nominations for its next class.

    A professional leadership and legacy development program for managers at Georgia Tech is seeking nominations for its next class.

  • Diversity, Inclusion Fellows Celebrate Second Cohort

    A pilot program seeking to build a network of ambassadors in support of inclusive excellence celebrated the completion of its second group of fellows this month at the Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program Poster Expo.

    A pilot program seeking to build a network of ambassadors in support of inclusive excellence celebrated the completion of its second group of fellows this month at the Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program Poster Expo.

  • Stronger Together

    Georgia Tech's ADVANCE professors work to ensure that the Institute—and the career world beyond—is inclusive for all.

    Georgia Tech's ADVANCE professors work to ensure that the Institute—and the career world beyond—is inclusive for all.

    Through its ADVANCE program, Georgia Tech is working to increase representation and advancement of women in academic, science and engineering careers.
     

  • Institute Diversity and Academic Effectiveness Release Report from the Faculty and Staff Climate Assessment Surveys

    Undergraduate and Graduate Students Invited to Participate in Climate Assessment Survey This Fall

    The report from the 2017 Faculty and Staff Climate Assessment Surveys is now available from Institute Diversity and Academic Effectiveness.

  • Georgia Tech Receives the INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

    For the fifth consecutive year, INSIGHT Into Diversity has given the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award to Georgia Tech in recognition of its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program Application Period Opens to Select Third Cohort

    If you are interested in working with a group of faculty, staff, and students to foster a community of diversity and inclusion at Georgia Tech, consider applying for the 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program.

  • ADVANCE Program’s ‘Demystifying How Georgia Tech Works’ Events Focus on Ethics, Sponsored Research, and Professional Development This Fall

    Georgia Tech’s ADVANCE Program is offering three Demystifying How Georgia Tech Works events on October 2, November 8, and November 27. Each event is open to all faculty, staff, and students.

  • OMED’s Challenge Program Welcomed 110 Incoming First-Year Students to Georgia Tech This Summer

    Program Continues to Expand in Strategic Response to the Black Student Experience Task Force Recommendations

    OMED: Educational Services’ 38th annual Challenge program welcomed 110 incoming first-year students to Georgia Tech this summer.

  • Celebrating the New LGBTQIA Resource Center

    The fall semester started this week as it starts each year: filled with promise.

    On Thursday, Aug. 23, a crowd of nearly 200 gathered in the atrium of the Charles A. Smithgall Jr. Student Services Building — popularly known as the Flag Building — to celebrate the grand opening of the new LGBTQIA Resource Center.

  • Second Cohort of 78 Staff and Faculty Graduate as ‘Culture Champions’ from the Inclusive Leaders Academy

    More Than 250 Leaders Participate in the Programming Since Its Launch Last Year

    After engaging in up to 24 hours of study and practice, 78 staff and faculty leaders from 52 campus units graduated as the second cohort of the Inclusive Leaders Academy and were celebrated as Culture Champions during the program’s closing ceremony.

  • CASE Honors Georgia Tech’s Diversity Programs with the Circle of Excellence Awards for Two Consecutive Years

    The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) named Georgia Tech as a silver award winner of its 2018 Circle of Excellence Awards for the launch of the Inclusive Leaders Academy.

  • Faces of Inclusive Excellence Nomination Period Starts

    For the past five years, Institute Diversity has published Faces of Inclusive Excellence to recognize individuals who are committed to advancing a culture of inclusive excellence at Georgia Tech.

  • Bridging Equity and Sustainability: Living Building Equity Champions

    Eleven LBECs Selected to Engage in The Kendeda Building’s Equity Efforts

    Working with Institute Diversity’s Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, the Living Building Equity Champions (LBECs) are students charged with fully engaging in the development and realization of the equity component of The Kendeda Building.

  • Finding Community

    Two graduates talk about their time at Tech and the family they found on campus

    Two graduates talk about their time at Tech and the family they found on campus

    Two graduates talk about their time at Tech and the family they found on campus

  • More Than 40 Community Members Honored at Sixth Annual Lavender Graduation and Fourth Annual Lavender Awards

    Celebration Includes New Recognition for Level Up Program Graduates, Occurs on Same Day as the LGBTQIA Resource Center's Gift to Tech Award Ceremony

    Celebration Includes New Recognition for Level Up Program Graduates, Occurs on Same Day as the LGBTQIA Resource Center's Gift to Tech Award Ceremony

    Celebration Includes New Recognition for Level Up Program Graduates, Occurs on Same Day as the LGBTQIA Resource Center’s Gift to Tech Award Ceremony

  • Diversity Champion Awards Nomination Period Opens

    When you think of diversity champions at Georgia Tech, is there a particular member of the faculty, staff, or student population, or a unit (e.g., college, department, school, or lab) that comes to mind?

  • Institute Diversity Seeks Nominations for the Leading Women@Tech Program

    Institute Diversity is seeking nominations, including self-nominations, for the third cohort of the Leading Women@Tech program until May 8, 2018.

  • More Than 1,400 Students Academically Eligible to Receive a 2018 Tower Award

    Among the more than 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students eligible to receive a 2018 Tower Award (an increase of 200 over the previous year), more than 350 students were recognized during the annual award ceremony on April 5.

  • Institute Diversity Vice President Archie Ervin Re-elected President of NADOHE

    Institute Diversity Vice President Archie Ervin was recently re-elected as president of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) for a second two-year term from 2018 to 2020.

  • Second Cohort of 126 Staff and Faculty Engages in the Inclusive Leaders Academy This Semester

    SDIE Launches the Executive and Senior Leadership Coaching Program through the Inclusive Leaders Academy

    Following a successful program launch last year, 126 staff and faculty leaders from 52 campus units have joined the second cohort of the Inclusive Leaders Academy and participated in the program’s kickoff on February 6.

  • Black History Month Lecture Keynote Speaker Angela Rye Discusses the Impact of #MeToo and the Need for ‘Working Woke’

    Conversation Continues at the Unveiling of the Rosa Parks Sculpture on April 5

    Activists will recognize the familiar protest chant: What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now! According to Georgia Tech’s Fifth Annual Black History Month Lecture Keynote Speaker Angela Rye, this is the wrong ask.

  • Second Cohort Completes Leading Women@Tech Program

    Nomination Period Opens This Spring to Select Third Cohort

    The second cohort of 23 women leaders were recently honored at the Leading Women@Tech closing ceremony for completing the program. The nomination period for the third cohort of the Leading Women@Tech program will open in April.

  • Additional Implicit Bias Workshops Offered for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty This Semester

    More Than 400 Faculty Members Participated in Implicit Bias Workshops to Date

    Institute Diversity and Georgia Tech’s ADVANCE Program, in collaboration with VPGEFD, are offering two additional 90-minute Implicit Bias Workshops for tenured and tenure-track faculty on February 22 and February 28.

  • Campus Community Members Encouraged to Share Their Stories Through the Transformative Narratives Initiative

    Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement Recently Hosted the Transformative Narratives Storytelling Crawl

    Institute Diversity’s Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement is seeking stories from faculty, staff, and students as part of the Transformative Narratives initiative, which is endorsed by the Strategic Plan Advisory Group.

  • MLK Lecture Keynote Speaker Joy-Ann Reid Shares Insights on the Past, Present, and Future of Nonviolent Political Protest

    During the MLK Lecture, “Actualizing the Dream: The Future of Nonviolent Political Protest,” Joy-Ann Reid, national correspondent for MSNBC, discussed King’s legacy and his vision of a beloved community, achieved through nonviolent principles.

  • Nearly 200 Students and Postdocs Attend the Focus Program

    Almost Half of This Year’s Participants Apply to Graduate Programs at Georgia Tech

    For 27 years, Georgia Tech’s Focus Program has brought high-achieving students from diverse backgrounds to campus. This month, 192 students and postdocs attended, representing 81 colleges and universities from 32 states and four countries.

  • EthicsPoint Reporting Now Includes Student Categories

    Anyone with a concern such as unsafe working conditions, academic misconduct, or abuse are encouraged to access the EthicsPoint system.

    Anyone with a concern such as unsafe working conditions, academic misconduct, or abuse are encouraged to access the EthicsPoint system.

  • First Cohort of Faculty, Staff, and Students Complete Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program

    Second Cohort of 21 Fellows Forms for 2018

    Twenty faculty, staff, and students were recently honored for completing the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program at the program’s poster expo and celebration event.

  • Implementation Committee Provides Quarterly Updates on the 11 Gender Equity Initiatives

    The implementation committee of faculty and staff from the Office of the President, Institute Diversity, VPGEFD, and Human Resources provided updates on its progress to implement the 11 Gender Equity Initiatives.

  • Implementation Committee Provides Quarterly Updates on the 11 Recommendations from the Black Student Experience Task Force

    The implementation committee of students and leaders from Institute Diversity, Student Life, and Undergraduate Education provided updates on its progress to address the 11 recommendations from the Black Student Experience Task Force.

  • Inclusive Leaders Academy Nomination Period Opens

    Self-nominations and departmental nominations are now open for the second cohort of the Inclusive Leaders Academy. Nominations will remain open until December 14, 2017.

  • Creating Culture Champions: First Class of 87 Staff Leaders Graduate from the Inclusive Leaders Academy

    Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement to Open Nomination Period for Second Class This Month

    After engaging in up to 24 hours of study and practice through the Inclusive Leaders Academy, 87 staff leaders emerged and were celebrated as “Culture Champions” during the program’s closing ceremony on October 24.

  • Four Years Later: Measuring Progress on Campus Inclusivity

    Forthcoming Longitudinal Data from the 2017 Climate Assessment Surveys to be Compared to the 2013 Climate Assessment Survey Findings

    Next month, Institute Diversity and Academic Effectiveness will start conducting climate surveys to gauge the Institute’s progress on building an inclusive, supportive, and welcoming environment for the campus community.

  • The Goizueta Foundation Scholarships and Fellowships Support Record Number of Students This Academic Year

    More Than 270 Hispanic and Latino Students Supported by The Goizueta Foundation Over the Past 15 Years

    Since its inception, more than 270 Hispanic and Latino students have been supported by The Goizueta Foundation Scholarships and Fellowships. For this academic year, 18 scholars and eight fellows were selected, the highest number of new awardees to date.

  • Diversity Is Only the Beginning

    The Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering embarks on an ambitious journey to produce inclusive leaders

  • Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program Application Period Opens

    If you are interested in working with a group of faculty, staff, and students to foster a community of diversity and inclusion at Georgia Tech, consider applying for the 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program.

  • Ninth Annual Diversity Symposium Focuses on Building Inclusive Communities, Explores the Impact and Implications of Race and Class

    In light of the theme, “Building Inclusive Communities,” the Diversity Symposium featured lectures, panels, and performances that explored the impact and implications of race and class on individual success and community engagement in higher education.

  • INSIGHT Into Diversity Honors Georgia Tech with the HEED Award for Four Consecutive Years

    Institute Diversity is proud to announce that INSIGHT Into Diversity honored Georgia Tech with the 2017 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the fourth consecutive year.

  • Implementation Committee Shares Updates on the 11 Gender Equity Initiatives

    The implementation committee of faculty and staff from the Office of the President, Institute Diversity, VPGEFD, and Human Resources shared updates on its progress to implement the 11 Gender Equity Initiatives.

  • Implementation Committee Shares Updates on the 11 Recommendations from the Black Student Experience Task Force

    The implementation committee of students and leaders from Institute Diversity, Student Life, and Undergraduate Education shared updates on its progress to address the 11 recommendations from the Black Student Experience Task Force.

  • OMED’s Challenge Program Welcomes One of Its Largest Cohorts to Georgia Tech This Summer

    Black Student Experience Task Force Recommends Expanding Challenge to 175 Incoming Freshmen Enrollees Per Program Over the Next Three Years

    OMED’s 37th annual Challenge program welcomed one of its largest cohorts representing 23 different majors to Georgia Tech. Challenge, a summer academic preparation program, helps prepare incoming freshmen for a successful college career.

  • More Than 120 Staff Leaders Join First Class of the Inclusive Leaders Academy

    Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement Launches Program to Support Managers’ Career Development and Transform the Culture through Modeling Inclusive Excellence

    Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement launched the Inclusive Leaders Academy, a professional leadership and legacy development program for managers at Georgia Tech.

  • Faces of Inclusive Excellence Nomination Period Opens

    For the past four years, Institute Diversity has published Faces of Inclusive Excellence to recognize individuals who are committed to advancing a culture of inclusive excellence at Georgia Tech.

  • LGBTQIA Resource Center Presents Fifth Annual Lavender Graduation and Third Annual Lavender Awards

    More Than 150 Campus Community Members Attend to Celebrate Honorees

    Twenty graduating students were recognized at the Fifth Annual Lavender Graduation, which was hosted by the LGBTQIA Resource Center. The Center also presented the Third Annual Lavender Awards to four individuals.

  • Second Cohort Starts Leading Women@Tech Program

    Program Participation Increases by More Than 60 Percent from Inaugural Year

    In March, the second cohort of 26 women leaders started the 2017 Leading Women@Tech program, which is offered by Institute Diversity with support from the Office of the President.

  • Diversity Champion Awards Nomination Period Opens

    The Diversity Champion Awards recognize faculty, staff, students, and units who significantly demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion within the Georgia Tech community. Nominations will be accepted until May 26, 2017.

  • Nearly 300 Students Honored at the 23rd Annual Tower Awards

    Of the more than 1,200 students eligible to receive a 2017 Tower Award, nearly 300 gathered for the annual recognition ceremony, hosted by OMED: Educational Services, on April 6.

  • Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program Launches to Crowdsource Ideas That Improve Campus Inclusivity

    Twenty-One Faculty, Staff, and Students Selected as Fellows

    With support from Institute Diversity, the Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program brings together faculty, staff, and students who individually and collectively advance their action, research, or teaching objectives while improving inclusivity on campus.

  • Committee Announces Implementation Updates on the 11 Recommendations from the Black Student Experience Task Force

    Quarterly Updates Will Be Released Over the Next Three Academic Years

    The implementation committee of students and leaders from Institute Diversity, Office of the Provost, Student Life, and Undergraduate Education announced updates on its progress to address the 11 Black Student Experience Task Force recommendations.

  • Committee Announces Implementation Updates on the 11 Gender Equity Initiatives

    Quarterly Updates Will Be Released Over the Next Two Years

    The implementation committee of faculty and staff from the Office of the President, Institute Diversity, Faculty Affairs, and Human Resources announced updates on its progress to implement the 11 Gender Equity Initiatives.

  • Nearly Three Hundred Faculty Participate in Implicit Bias Workshops to Date

    Additional Workshops to be Offered During Fall Semester

    Nearly 300 faculty members, or nearly one-third of all tenured and tenure-track faculty at Tech, have attended an Implicit Bias Workshop. Among those surveyed, 97 percent of participants would recommend the workshops to a colleague.

  • Georgia Tech Students Develop Stempower to Mentor Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Girls in STEM

    Stempower Becomes New Outreach Initiative of the Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology

    Stempower is a mentoring program offered by Georgia Tech women students that encourages girls to explore STEM and learn key character values.

  • Black History Month Lecturer Janet Mock Explores the Rewards, Challenges, and Implications of Being Black and Trans

    Janet Mock, an activist, author, and media personality, discussed the rewards, challenges, and implications of being black and trans as the featured speaker for Georgia Tech’s Fourth Annual Black History Month Lecture.

  • Lavender Awards Nomination Period Open

    Presented by the LGBTQIA Resource Center, Lavender Award nominations will be accepted until February 17, 2017.

  • Focus Program Increases Interest of More Than 94 Percent of Participants to Apply to Georgia Tech for Graduate Studies

    More than 94 percent of the surveyed participants indicated that the Focus Program increased their desire to apply to Georgia Tech for graduate studies, and 30 percent of the senior applicants have applied to Georgia Tech’s graduate programs.

  • 100 Students, Faculty, and Staff Tour Civil Rights Sites in the Nation’s Capital During MLK Weekend

    During the weekend commemorating the life and inspiration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 76 students and 24 faculty and staff from Georgia Tech traveled to Washington, D.C., to tour several civil rights sites.

  • MLK Lecture Keynote Speaker Discusses the Agenda for the Next Civil Rights Movement

    CNN Analyst Bakari Sellers Encourages Attendees to Dream with Their Eyes Open

    During Georgia Tech’s MLK Lecture on January 11, Bakari Sellers, CNN political analyst, lawyer, and activist, honored Dr. King’s legacy while setting the agenda for the next civil rights movement with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

  • First Cohort of 16 Women Complete Leading Women@Tech Program

    New Cohort Forms for 2017

    Sixteen women leaders were honored for completing the inaugural, 10-month Leading Women@Tech program. Following the closing ceremony, a new cohort of women leaders is actively being accepted into Leading Women@Tech, which will start in March 2017.

  • Community Shares Personal Stories through ‘Transformative Narratives’

    Members of the Georgia Tech community are sharing their personal stories through Transformative Narratives, a traveling exhibit that was first debuted at the Eighth Annual Diversity Symposium in September. 

    Members of the Georgia Tech community are sharing their personal stories through Transformative Narratives, a traveling exhibit that was first debuted at the Eighth Annual Diversity Symposium in September. 

  • LGBTQIA Resource Center Hosted Trans Day of Remembrance

    Last Friday, the LBGTQIA Resource Center hosted the second annual Trans Day of Remembrance event at Georgia Tech.

  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Panelists Discuss the Past, Present, and Future of U.S. and Cuba Relations

    The U.S. and Cuba agreed to diplomatic relations in December 2014. What does this new agreement mean for Cubans, Americans, and others? The Hispanic Heritage Month Panel on September 26 answered this question and more.

  • Georgia Tech Receives Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for Third Consecutive Year

    Institute Diversity is proud to announce that Georgia Tech received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity for the third consecutive year.

  • Institute Diversity Honors Four Gender Equity Champions at the Eighth Annual Diversity Symposium

    Four Gender Equity Champion Award winners were honored at the Eighth Annual Diversity Symposium.

  • Five Women Receive Leadership Excellence Awards at the Diversity Symposium Reception

    Leadership Excellence Awards Created to Honor Women Faculty, Staff, and Alumnae Excelling in Leadership, Collaboration, and Innovation

    Five Leadership Excellence Award winners were recognized at the Diversity Symposium Reception on Thursday, September 15.

  • Workshops Explore Issues of Innate Bias

    In collaboration with Georgia Tech’s ADVANCE Program, Institute Diversity has been offering 90-minute workshops to address the concepts of implicit bias and perceptions of competence.

    In collaboration with Georgia Tech’s ADVANCE Program, Institute Diversity has been offering 90-minute workshops to address the concepts of implicit bias and perceptions of competence. 

  • Georgia Tech to Implement 11 Gender Equity Initiatives Over the Next Two Years

    Initiatives Derived from the Office of the President’s Listening Sessions on Enhancing Gender Equity and Inclusion

    Following the Office of the President’s listening sessions on gender equity last fall, Georgia Tech identified 11 initiatives that will be implemented over the next two years.

  • Georgia Tech Moves Forward with 11 Recommendations from the Black Student Experience Task Force to Ensure a Welcoming, Inclusive Campus

    The Black Student Experience Task Force presented its 11 recommendations to President G.P. “Bud” Peterson late last spring. All recommendations were approved and will be implemented over the next three academic years.

  • Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion Launches to Serve More Underrepresented Students

    This month, the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion launches to provide more programs and pathways to success for underrepresented students on campus.

    This month, the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion launches to provide more programs and pathways to success for underrepresented students on campus. 

  • New Class Continues Trend of Prestige, Diversity

    A record number of students applied for acceptance to Georgia Tech this year, with applications exceeding 30,500 for the first time.

    A record number of students applied for acceptance to Georgia Tech this year, with applications exceeding 30,500 for the first time. Of those who were accepted, around 2,860 will make up the new class.

  • Message from Institute Diversity Vice President Archie Ervin: Reflecting on the Tragic Events Across the Nation

    Institute Diversity Vice President Archie Ervin reflects on the tragic events across the nation and offers heartfelt sympathy to the families and communities of Baton Rouge, Dallas, and Falcon Heights, Minn.

  • The Pulse of the Community: Georgia Tech Reflects on Orlando

    On June 15, the LGBTQIA Resource Center, Counseling Center, and Office of Student Diversity Programs hosted the “Stronger Together: Reflecting on Orlando” discussion for the Georgia Tech community to come together for reflection and healing.

  • LGBTQIA Resource Center Hosts Fourth Annual Lavender Graduation and Second Annual Lavender Awards

    This year, 16 graduating students were honored at the Lavender Graduation ceremony, which was hosted by the LGBTQIA Resource Center, and more than 100 guests were in attendance on April 21.

  • Gender Equity Conversations Move to Phase of Action

    Institute Diversity will manage the implementation of a set of recommendations that came from recent conversations with women on campus. A working group will review progress quarterly.

    Institute Diversity will manage the implementation of a set of recommendations that came from recent conversations with women on campus. A working group will review progress quarterly.

  • Task Force Reviews Report on Black Student Experience at Tech, Prioritizes Recommendations for Campus Inclusivity

    The assessment process is about to enter its next phase.

    The process developed to assess the black student experience at Georgia Tech is about to enter its next phase.  The Task Force is expected to prioritize its recommendations and present them to President Peterson next month. 

  • Gender Equity Champion Awards Nomination Period Open

    When you think of gender equity champions at Georgia Tech, is there a particular faculty or staff member, student, or unit that comes to mind? If so, take a moment to nominate that individual or unit for the Gender Equity Champion Awards.

  • More Than 1,200 Students Academically Eligible for Recognition at the 22nd Annual Tower Awards

    Of the more than 1,200 students who were eligible to receive a 2016 Tower Award, more than 200 students gathered for the annual recognition ceremony, hosted by OMED: Educational Services, on April 7 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center.

  • Institute Diversity Launches Leading Women @ Tech Program

    With support from the Office of the President, Institute Diversity has launched Leading Women @ Tech to engage senior and emerging women leaders at the Institute.

    With support from the Office of the President, Institute Diversity has launched Leading Women @ Tech to engage senior and emerging women leaders at the Institute. 

  • Alumni Entrepreneurship Initiative Offering Student Scholarship

    Young entrepreneurs at Georgia Tech have a new opportunity to get resources for their ideas through an alumni-launched venture called The Black Burdell.

    Young entrepreneurs at Georgia Tech have a new opportunity to get resources for their ideas through an alumni-launched venture called The Black Burdell.  

  • Appeal of Judiciary Decision Raises Questions

    Yesterday, President G.P. "Bud" Peterson met with several groups including students, administrators and alumni regarding the decision to lift the sanction of a student organization imposed last fall.

    Yesterday, President G.P. "Bud" Peterson met with several groups including students, administrators and alumni regarding the decision to lift the sanction of a student organization imposed last fall. His action, based upon an independent review of the appeal, was informed by the finding that the sanction recommended by Undergraduate Judiciary Cabinet — a sanction subsequently accepted by the Office of Student Integrity and upheld on appeal to the Dean of Students — was improperly imposed under the Student Code of Conduct. 

  • Review Finds UJC Process Fair, Recommends Lifting Sanctions on Fraternity

    Outside review supports Tech's student judiciary process and its original findings

    Outside review supports Tech's student judiciary process and its original findings

    The action follows the recommendations of the Honorable Leah Ward Sears, retired chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, who was appointed by Peterson in January to conduct the review stemming from the Undergraduate Judiciary Cabinet (UJC) recommendations based on two separate incidents.

  • Black History Month Lecture Covers the Criminal Justice System, #BlackLivesMatter, and College Student Activism

    During Georgia Tech’s Black History Month Lecture on February 11, presented by Institute Diversity and AASU, Benjamin Crump delivered a keynote speech on “The Criminal Justice System, #BlackLivesMatter, and College Student Activism Today.”

  • Task Force Enters Final Phase of Completing Focus Groups on the Black Student Experience

    Co-led by Institute Diversity and the Division of Student Life, the Black Student Experience Task Force has entered its final phase in completing focus groups with Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff.

    Co-led by Institute Diversity and the Division of Student Life, the Black Student Experience Task Force has entered its final phase in completing focus groups with Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff. 

  • Georgia Tech’s Focus Program Grows by More Than 20 Percent in Female and Ph.D. Candidate Participants from Previous Year

    For 25 years, Georgia Tech has offered the Focus graduate recruitment program on the same weekend that the nation celebrates the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.

  • MLK Lecture Keynote Speaker Challenges Community to Seek Authenticity and the Courage to Lead

    Social Movement Conversations to Continue with Black History Month Lecture

    On January 13, MLK Lecture Keynote Speaker Jeffrey Johnson delivered an inspiring speech to nearly 500 students, faculty, staff, and community members in the Student Center Ballroom.

  • Georgia Tech Students Launch Different Games Collective to Foster Diversity and Inclusivity in Gaming Community

    Brooklyn-Based Different Games Conference Inspires Dear Games Collaboration between Georgia Tech Game Studio and Charis Circle

    In 2013, Sarah Schoemann, now a doctoral student in Georgia Tech’s Digital Media program, co-founded the Different Games Conference while in graduate school at New York University (NYU) because she saw a need for inclusivity within the gaming community.

  • New Employee Group Celebrates Resilience

    Institute Diversity’s Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement unit is launching a new Employee Resource Group focused on "wholehearted living" and turning adversity into opportunity.

    Institute Diversity’s Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement unit is launching a new Employee Resource Group focused on "wholehearted living" and turning adversity into opportunity.

  • Workshop Explores Challenges Facing Transgender Community

    LGBTQIA Resource Center Launches Trans 101 Training Sessions in Spring

    The LGBTQIA Resource Center, Student Center, and Student Diversity Programs hosted Transgender @ Tech — the first workshop of its kind — earlier this month.

    The LGBTQIA Resource Center, Student Center, and Student Diversity Programs hosted Transgender @ Tech — the first workshop of its kind — earlier this month.

  • Task Force Moves Forward in Examining Issues of Campus Inclusivity

    Report and recommendations anticipated early in the spring semester.

    The committee charged by President Peterson will be supporting focus group sessions and individual interviews with Georgia Tech students faculty and staff, and members of the task force in order to assess and better understand the climate and environment here at Georgia Tech. 

  • Remembering Platform Founder and CEO Hank Williams

    Institute Diversity is saddened by the sudden loss of Hank Williams, founder and CEO of Platform. Last month, Morehouse College and Georgia Tech partnered with Platform to co-host the Platform Summit for more than 400 attendees.

  • Georgia Tech Reaches New Heights in Academic Success

    Georgia Tech set new records in retention and graduation rates.

    Georgia Tech set new records in retention and graduation rates.

  • Morehouse College and Georgia Tech Co-Host Platform Summit for Underrepresented Entrepreneurs and Futurists

    Morehouse College and Georgia Institute of Technology recently co-hosted the Platform Summit, a two-and-a-half day event that explores how to diversify the innovation economy and connect underrepresented entrepreneurs and futurists.

  • President to Initiate Discussion Groups on Inclusiveness and Gender Equity at Tech

    Opportunity to better understand the experiences and challenges unique to women at Georgia Tech

    Opportunity to better understand the experiences and challenges unique to women at Georgia Tech

  • Students Invite Faculty, Staff to Sign Inclusivity Pledge

    Last month, the Student Government Association (SGA)’s Cultural and Diversity Affairs Committee began seeking signees for its Campus Inclusivity Pledge, asking all students, staff, and faculty to underscore their commitment to a positive campus culture.

    Last month, the Student Government Association (SGA)’s Cultural and Diversity Affairs Committee began seeking signees for its Campus Inclusivity Pledge, asking all students, staff, and faculty to underscore their commitment to a positive campus culture.

  • More Than 100 Students Participate in Mini World Cup During Hispanic Heritage Month

    As part of a series of events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on campus, the Office of Hispanic Initiatives (OHI) and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers recently organized the second annual Mini World Cup at Georgia Tech.

  • Georgia Tech Task Force to Review African-American Student Experience

    What actionable steps can be taken to ensure all students feel safe and comfortable on campus?

    A task force comprised of students, faculty, and staff is examining issues related to the African-American student experience at Georgia Tech to ensure the campus is welcoming, inclusive, and supportive. 

  • Diversity Symposium Focuses on America’s State of Change

    On September 9, Institute Diversity hosted the Seventh Annual Diversity Symposium, an all-day forum for robust discussions among faculty, staff, and students on issues tied to building and sustaining an inclusive campus community.

  • Georgia Tech Receives Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for Second Consecutive Year

    Institute Diversity is proud to announce that Georgia Tech received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity for the second consecutive year.

  • Remembering Julian Bond, an Advocate for Civil Rights and Higher Education

    Institute Diversity is saddened by the passing of Julian Bond, an advocate for civil rights and higher education.

  • Intel, Georgia Tech Partner to Diversify Workforce

    Intel announces gift of $5 million to support Georgia Tech efforts to recruit, retain and graduate underrepresented minorities.

    The Intel Diversity Scholars Program at Georgia Tech will recruit and retain underrepresented minority students to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) majors and prepare them for graduate school. The effort is anticipated to benefit about 1,000 students over five years through mentoring, scholarships and professional development workshops. 

  • LGBTQIA Resource Center Presents New Safe Space Curriculum

    The LGBTQIA Resource Center will offer monthly trainings to faculty and staff throughout the fall and spring semesters.

    The LGBTQIA Resource Center will offer monthly trainings to faculty and staff throughout the fall and spring semesters.

  • Institute Diversity Vice President Archie W. Ervin Elected President of NADOHE

    Archie W. Ervin, vice president of Institute Diversity, was recently elected as the next president of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE).

  • Institute Diversity’s Julie Ancis Elected to Fellow Status of APA Division

    Julie Ancis, associate vice president of Institute Diversity, was recently elected to Fellow Status of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Division 35: Society for the Psychology of Women.


  • Work-Life Balance Focus of Future Faculty Workshop

    More than 40 Georgia Tech graduate students and postdoctoral fellows recently attended the 2015 Future Faculty Workshop.

    More than 40 Georgia Tech graduate students and postdoctoral fellows recently attended the 2015 Future Faculty Workshop. 

  • Diversity Roundtable Gets Theatric in Sixth Year

    Micro-messages were one of the many topics explored at the Sixth Annual Diversity Roundtable on June 10.

    Micro-messages were one of the many topics explored at the Sixth Annual Diversity Roundtable on June 10. 

  • Diversity Champion Awards Nomination Period Opens

    When you think of diversity champions at Georgia Tech, is there a particular student, faculty or staff member, or unit that comes to mind?

  • "Faces of Inclusive Excellence" Nomination Period Opens

    In addition to the Diversity Champion Awards, the “Faces of Inclusive Excellence” publication and visual presentation honor deserving faculty, staff, and students at the Diversity Symposium Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

  • Institute Diversity Expands Leadership for Staff Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

    Institute Diversity is expanding its team to provide more focused attention and increased oversight for staff diversity initiatives.

    Institute Diversity is expanding its team to provide more focused attention and increased oversight for staff diversity initiatives. 

    Effective June 1, 2015, the Culture, Diversity, and Inclusion team (Pearl Alexander, Cheryl Cofield, and Jardyn Lake) from the Office of Human Resources (OHR) will join Institute Diversity to form the core of its new Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement (SDIE) team.

  • Tech Earns Recognition for Diversity Practices with National Award

    Honor to colleges and universities with a commitment to diversity and inclusion

    Georgia Tech is the recipient of a the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award, a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

  • Office of Diversity Provides Climate Assessment Update

    Last winter, 6,672 faculty, staff, and students responded to the Office of Diversity’s climate assessment survey. But what happened since?

    Last winter, 6,672 faculty, staff, and students responded to the Office of Diversity’s climate assessment survey. But what happened since?

  • King Calls for Embracing MLK’s Ideals through Service

  • Nominate Colleagues, Students for Diversity Champion Awards

    Diversity Champion Awards

    Nominate Colleagues, Students for Diversity Champion Awards

  • Tech to Honor Dr. King

    Midtown Patch, Jan 10, 2012

  • OXIDE Aims to Find the Best Minds for the Job

    Collaboration aims to increase the diversity of chemistry departments across the country.

  • Constructing A More Diverse Board of Directors: A Guide to Achieving Diversity

    Georgia Tech Professor Seletha Butler has recommendations on how corporate America can be more inclusive

    In today’s globally competitive marketplaces, businesses are looking for any and every advantage over their competitors. According to Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Professor Seletha Butler’s article, All on Board! Strategies for Constructing Diverse Boards of Directors, published recently in the Virginia Law & Business Review, the board of directors of companies should be more inclusive, reflecting  “the demographics and composition of the global marketplace that the companies serve.”

  • Roundtable Fosters Conversation About Diversity, Culture

    A sense that the ball is being moved forward — this was what Charles Isbell Jr. was looking to get out of the Diversity Roundtable that took place on June 6.

    A sense that the ball is being moved forward — this was what Charles Isbell Jr. was looking to get out of the Diversity Roundtable that took place on June 6.

  • Join Dialogue at 2012 Diversity Symposium

    Donna Ennis takes the time to attend Georgia Tech’s annual Diversity Symposium because it offers an opportunity to learn what the Institute is doing in this area and provides a forum for offering her feedback.

    Donna Ennis takes the time to attend Georgia Tech’s annual Diversity Symposium because it offers an opportunity to learn what the Institute is doing in this area and provides a forum for offering her feedback. 

     
  • STEM Diversity and US Higher Education Forum

    sponsored by Bayer Corporation

    Washington DC Forum featuring WST Co-Director Mary Frank Fox

    View video featuring Dr. Mary Frank Fox, ADVANCE Professor/ WST Co-Director, as a panelist in the Bayer STEM Diversity & Higher Education Forum held on April 18, 2012, in Washington, D.C. Other panelists include Dr. James A. Hicks (NSF); Dr. Clemencia Consentino de Cohen, and Dr. David Seybert.

  • Ronald Rousseau and William Wepfer Honored for Leadership in Diversity

    CoE School Chairs received 2012 ADVANCE Leadership Awards for their commitment to diversity and advancement of faculty.

    CoE School Chairs received 2012 ADVANCE Leadership Awards for their commitment to diversity and advancement of faculty.

  • Student-Produced ‘It Gets Better’ Project Video Premieres Monday

    Pride Alliance and the Writing and Communication Program host this premiere event.

    The Georgia Tech Pride Alliance and the Writing and Communication Program announce the premiere of Georgia Tech’s “It Gets Better” video, a public event on Monday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.

  • Georgia Tech Professor Emeritus Appointed to the National Science Board

    Arnold F. Stancell, emeritus professor and Turner Servant Leadership Chair in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, was named to the National Science Board.

    The U.S. Senate voted in late September to confirm Arnold F. Stancell, emeritus professor and Turner Servant Leadership Chair in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, as one of the newest members of the National Science Board.

  • Campus Invited to Join Freshmen in Reading MLK Works

    The Freshman Reading Project engages all incoming freshman in a common reading experience.

    The Center for Academic Success (formerly the Office of Success Programs) and the Library and Information Center coordinate the Freshman Reading Project to engage all incoming freshman students in a common reading experience at the start of their college careers.

  • AAAS Profiles Gilda Barabino

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science recently profiled BME's Gilda Barabino as part of their Member Spotlight

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science recently profiled BME's Gilda Barabino as part of their Member Spotlight. 

  • Georgia Tech Program Celebrates Diversity of Engineering Students, Faculty

    Program helps 300 minority students earn science and engineering doctorates.

    As Georgia Tech celebrates the 50th anniversary of the matriculation of African-American students, the Institute is proud of the achievements of the FACES program in bringing diversity to science and engineering education. 

  • Dean Royster and Professor Fox on Diversity

    “I always invite people to take the long view,” Dean Jacqueline Jones Royster said when discussing diversity in the Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine article 'Just Causes'.

  • Georgia Tech Joins National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education

    The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) have approved Georgia Tech’s application for Institutional Membership. NADOHE serves as the preeminent voice for diversity officers in higher education.

  • Georgia Tech Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Matriculation of Black Students

    Ralph Long Jr., Lawrence Williams and Ford Green, the first three black students enrolled in 1961, will return to campus on October 8 and 9 to celebrate the 50th anniversary.

    This week, Georgia Tech celebrates the 50th anniversary of the matriculation of black students at the Institute.  Ralph Long Jr., Lawrence Williams and Ford Green, the first three black students enrolled in 1961, will return to campus on October 8 and 9 to celebrate the anniversary.

  • Women’s Leadership Conference Honors First Black Women Matriculating at Ga. Tech

    Annual Event Celebrates Outstanding Women

    Each year, Georgia Tech’s Women’s Leadership Conference focuses on the celebration of outstanding women and their accomplishments.

    Each year, Georgia Tech’s Women’s Leadership Conference focuses on the celebration of outstanding women and their accomplishments. With the theme “Rise Above the Ordinary,” this year’s conference was no exception as the first black women who matriculated at the Georgia Institute of Technology were honored.

  • Vice President for Institute Diversity Named

    Dr. Archie Ervin will start January 1, 2011

    Dr. Archie Ervin, who has served as the associate provost for diversity and multicultural affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 2005, will be charged with oversight of all diversity-related matters at Georgia Tech, providing leadership to formulate goals and strategies in support of the Institute’s strategic plan.