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Stokes speaks at the end of Day of Dialogue 2020. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

St. Joe’s seeks new leadership for DEI

Max Kelly May 4, 2022

After two years at the helm, St. Joe’s inaugural associate provost for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), is leaving the university for another opportunity. Nicole Stokes, Ph.D., will become...


ACLU chief equity & inclusion officer speaks on intersectionality and allyship

Giana Longo September 29, 2020

Amber Hikes, chief equity & inclusion officer of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), spoke to students, faculty and staff  about intersectionality, allyship and creating inclusive communities...

Heasley speaks about what can be done to combat racism as an academic community. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Students, faculty and staff discuss the importance of equity and inclusion during ‘A Prayerful Call to Action’

Nenagh Sheehan June 15, 2020

30 Mindful Minutes: A Prayerful Call to Action, held on June 3, was a virtual discussion for faculty, staff and students in response to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests and the death of George Floyd.   The...

Members of the St. Joe’s field hockey team took part in OEC’s school beautification projects. PHOTOS: ZACH DOBINSON ’22/THE HAWK

St. Joe’s community members serve for MLK Day

Zach Dobinson January 21, 2020

Like many schools across the nation, the Overbrook Educational Center (OEC) was off from school for Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day on Jan. 20. However, those passing by wouldn’t have thought so given...


CDO search continues

Alex Hargrave December 10, 2019

Three finalists in the search for an associate provost of diversity, equity and inclusion visited campus from Dec. 2 to Dec. 6. Each candidate met with members of the search advisory committee (SAC) and...

In her position as secretary of inclusion and equity, Stokes will be a contact point for inclusion and diversity organizations on campus. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Inclusion and Equity in the Senate

Carly Calhoun June 6, 2019

New Secretary Position Strives for Change The 19th University Student Senate (USS) created an inclusion and equity secretary position for the 2019-2020 academic year at the end of the Spring 2019 semester...

The Wonder Woman of St. Joes

The Wonder Woman of St. Joe’s

Taicha Morin September 11, 2018

Dr. Monica Nixon’s impact on our community My freshman year of college, I remember sitting at my scholarship reception, excited but anxious about everything as I began my college journey. I had no clue...

The Center for Inclusion and Diversity is located on the second floor of Campion Student Center (Photo by Luke Malanga 20).

Study draws mixed returns

Deshawna Briscoe and Alex Karpinski March 20, 2018

Finding areas of improvement for inclusion and diversity Despite efforts in its final weeks to get students to complete the Campus Climate Study, the study fell short of its targets for student populations. At...

Pictured from left to right: Natalie Walker Brown, Director for Student Inclusion and Diversity, Jennifer Dessus, Director for Inclusion and Diversity Access Programs, Maggie Oliver, International Student Advisor, Office of International Students and
Scholars, Meryl Halpern, Director, Office of International Students & Scholars (Photo by Luke Malanga ’20).

Making a house a home

Ana Faguy January 30, 2018

Office of Inclusion and Diversity: One year later On the one-year anniversary of its move to renovated space in Campion Hall, the Center for Inclusion and Diversity (CID) has become a place where students...

A campus-wide effort

The Hawk Staff January 30, 2018

Next steps for promoting inclusion and diversity The Center for Inclusion and Diversity (CID) celebrated its one-year anniversary on Jan. 24. The center represents the hub of inclusion and diversity at...

Students meeting in the Office of Inclusion and Diversity (Photo by Luke Malanga 20).

Working towards a postive climate

Stephanie McCarthy October 25, 2017

Campus Climate survey will commence in February Small groups of Saint Joseph’s University students, faculty and staff came together in early October to help develop questions for a campus climate...

Panelists speak about the lack of teachers of color in schools nationwide (Photo by Luke Malanga 20).

Lack of educators of color

Charley Rekstis October 25, 2017

Panel discusses the need for more teachers of color in classrooms A panel titled "Suspending the Status Quo: The Need for Teachers of Color in America's Classrooms" was held at Saint Joseph’s University...

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