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Armstrong Student Center changes will help students and staff
The new Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion serves students of color, LGBTQ+ students and women students.As Miami University's fall semester starts, there will be some noticeable differences in the Armstrong Student Center.
RA Training is a Community Effort
What does it take to prepare 258 Resident Assistants (RAs) for a successful year of building community, responding to crises and incidents of varying levels, resolving conflicts, and referring to campus resources?
Miami Bound: Global Friendship Day
Miami University’s inaugural Global Friendship Day is Wednesday, August 21, sponsored by Orientation and Transition Programs and International Student and Scholar Services.
Academic Excellence Groups Launching in September
After a successful pilot in the spring, the Rinella Learning Center and the office of residence life are launching five academic excellence groups this September.
Miami University to host 2020 National Civil Rights Conference
Miami faculty and students at the memorial to James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Philadephia, Mississippi. Miami presented an award to the church in a pre-conference event to the National Civil Rights Conference. The 10th annual National Civil Rights Conference will be at Miami University June 22-23, 2020.
AHEAD Award Goes to Miami Student
When she arrived on campus in 2015 for her first year at Miami, Megan Zahneis ‘19 had a positive first impression of disability services. She did not anticipate, however, that disability and advocacy would become such an integral part of her collegiate career. And she certainly had no idea that her work would lead to being nationally recognized in the field.
Required Diversity & Inclusion Module for Incoming Students
This year, all incoming first-year students will take the online Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) module prior to fall semester. The module, which was piloted to about 1,300 students in 2018-19, helps students learn about and develop skills related to identity, bias, privilege and oppression, the benefits of a diverse community, ally behavior, self-care, and inclusive spaces.
AccessMU event brings gaming fun to exam week
Global Accessibility Awareness Day was celebrated this year by exam-weary students armed with an XBox and adaptive controllers.
Miami honors Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with Freedom Summer of '64 Award
Pictured above (l-r) are: First Row: Ronald Scott; James W. Dye, Pastor Mt. Zion United Methodist Church; Ty'ron Little. Second row: Michael Hakes-Rodriguez; David Sickey, Tribal Chairman, Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana; Randi Thomas. Third row: Briana Porter and Lauren Poythress. Fourth row: Hannah Specogna; James A. Young, Mayor of Philadelphia, Mississippi; and Jannie Kamara.Representatives of Miami University traveled this week to Mississippi to present the Freedom Summer of ’64 Award to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Mississippi.