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African American Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for Dr. Marva Rudolph

Hall of Fame induction ceremony RSVP Now

On October 1, 1994, the University unveiled the African-American Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame, housed in the Black Cultural Center, recognizes African-Americans who have made important contributions to the University of Tennessee.

This year, we induct Dr. Marva Rudolph in the Hall of Fame for her humble service to the University in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.


Retention of African Americans in Knoxville Initiative Workshop

Retention of African Americans in Knoxville Initiative Workshop

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WHAT

A workshop aimed at gathering Knoxville constituencies, such as African American entrepreneurs and leaders, local city employees, and University of Tennessee faculty, staff, students and alumni to collaboratively brainstorm and develop strategic tactics that address specific barriers to the retention of African American professionals in Knoxville.

Learn more on our events page.

WHEN

Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8:00am to 1:00pm

WHERE

UT Black Cultural Center
University of Tennessee
1800 Melrose Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996

REGISTRATION



Registration is now open: http://tiny.utk.edu/retention

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Collaborators for Change Diversity Summit

Collaborators for Change

The Collaborators for Change: Best Practices in Diversity and Inclusion was a wonderful success! The half-day event was full of meaningful contributions from our keynote speaker Dr. Jason Laker and UT students, faculty, and staff.

See photos here


Get to Know Me

"Get to Know Me" is a collaboration between the Black Faculty and Staff Association and the Commission for Blacks. View More


Dr. Melissa Shivers
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Life & Strategic Initiatives
Melissa Shivers

Ms. Thura Mack
Professor & librarian, Coordinator for Community Services and Diversity Programs
Ms. Thura Mack

 


 

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