​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Below are news and events related to diversity, equity, and inclusion at our universities. ​​


 News

​​SRU, city police pair with social work intern​

Slippery Rock University graduate students are breaking the mold of stereotypical internship chores by embedding themselves with law enforcement operations as police social workers. Three students in the Master of Social Work program are helping de-escalate situations and applying their area of expertise.​

​​Shippensburg University announces new Anti-Racism Institute

Shippensburg University on Wednesday announced the creation of the Anti-Racism Institute.

SRU welcomes its first Frederick Douglass Institute scholars fellow

Slippery Rock University hired its first Frederick Douglass Institute scholars fellow, a position that was borne from a State System collaborative that provides teaching opportunities and other professional experiences to scholars while supporting the FDI mission to create inclusive university communities.

Kent Awarded with Millersville Social Justice Award

Domir Kent’s resume will be many pages long when he graduates from Millersville University (MU) in the fall of 2021. As a result of this leadership and involvement, Kent was named the 2020 recipient of the Commitment to Social Justice Award.

Alumni donors establish George Floyd Scholarship

The Lock Haven University Foundation has announced the establishment of the George Floyd Scholarship, the result of a five-figure donation from an alumni couple who wish to remain anonymous.

SRU’s Behre joins national coalition to spread social justice across the US​

Slippery Rock University President William Behre has joined the presidents and chancellors of 14 other universities from across the country in bringing forward a message of unity to eradicate discrimination and racism.

West Chester University earns diversity award

West Chester University has received the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Millersville lands diversity award​

Millersville University received the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from “INSIGHT Into Diversity” magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, according to a release from Janet Kacskos, director of communications for the university.​

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