Tickets for the 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration are now on sale. Tickets for Syracuse University students are $15. Tickets are available for purchase in-person at the Carrier Dome Box Office, 900 Irving Ave (Gate B). Students can use cash, credit card, or a meal swipe from their SUper card. Read more at SU News.
University faculty members have a new tool for providing students with accessible course documents. Blackboard Ally, an accessibility plugin, will be integrated into all Syracuse University courses in Blackboard starting in the 2018 spring semester. Faculty can request that Ally be turned on in their courses now instead of waiting for the start of the semester. Read more about Blackboard Ally at SU News.
Syracuse Symposium continues its yearlong look at “Belonging” with a keynote event featuring a trio of acclaimed Black feminist scholars. On Monday, Nov. 27, Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Paula J. Giddings and Beverly Guy-Sheftall will convene a dialogue titled “Black Feminists and the Transformation of American Public Life” from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, 140 Newhouse 3. Read more at SU News.
Diasia Kittrell-Robinson ’18 became the first director of diversity affairs for the Student Association during the 2016-17 academic year. During that year, she kicked off several projects for students, began serving on special University work groups and became a go-to person for other Student Association members on diversity issues. Read more at SU News.
Applications are due Friday for individuals and groups who would like to perform at the 2018 Martin Luther King Junior Celebration, which takes place on Jan. 28 at the Carrier Dome. Application forms may be downloaded from the MLK Celebration website, and are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17. Read more at SU News.
Nationally recognized diversity and inclusion expert Damon A. Williams will visit Syracuse University on Thursday, Nov. 16, and Friday, Nov. 17, as part of the Inclusive Excellence Tour. The nationwide Inclusive Excellence Tour brings communities together for discussion about diversity, equity, inclusion and change. Through this effort, Williams aims to empower one million leaders and 5,000 organizations to use more evidence-based diversity, equity and inclusion strategies to achieve meaningful change. Find out more at SU News.