Ivan Allen College Faculty Named to New Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council

More than 50 representatives from across the campus, including Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Dean Kaye Husbands Fealing, have been appointed by President Ángel Cabrera to the newly formed Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council (GTDEIC). The Council will identify issues of campus racial and gender disparity, bias, and inequity to be addressed in order to deliver upon the Institute’s vision of diversity and inclusion. The members represent diverse voices and perspectives from staff, faculty, and students. Their initial meeting will be Nov. 30.

Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council Formed to Further Address Campus Disparity, Bias, and Inequity

More than 50 representatives from across the campus have been appointed by President Ángel Cabrera to the newly formed Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council (GTDEIC). The Council will identify issues of campus racial and gender disparity, bias, and inequity to be addressed in order to deliver upon the Institute’s vision of diversity and inclusion. The members represent diverse voices and perspectives from staff, faculty, and students. Their initial meeting will be Nov. 30.

Georgia Tech Martin Luther King Jr. Recognition Event Series Set for 2021

The stage is set for the 2021 Georgia Tech Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and commemorative event series. From Jan. 11 – 26, the campus community and public are invited to a dozen mostly virtual events, including the Institute’s 10th annual MLK lecture featuring Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and creator of the New York Times Magazine’s landmark “The 1619 Project.”

Georgia Tech Martin Luther King Jr. Recognition Event Series Set for 2021

The stage is set for the 2021 Georgia Tech Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and commemorative event series. From Jan. 11 – 26, the campus community and public are invited to a dozen mostly virtual events, including the Institute’s 10th annual MLK lecture featuring Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and creator of the New York Times Magazine’s landmark “The 1619 Project.”

Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council Gets To Work

Last November, more than 50 Institute faculty, staff, and students gathered for the initial meeting of the Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council (GTDEIC). The campus representatives were appointed by President Ángel Cabrera, and the group was tasked with monitoring and assessing the Institute’s progress toward becoming a model campus community for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). In the months ahead, it will also submit recommendations to Cabrera and the Institute’s executive leadership team for consideration in developing strategic actions.

Winning Differently: Three Members of Georgia Tech Women’s Basketball Talk Inequity, Awareness, and Leadership

The Georgia Tech Women’s Basketball (GTWBB) team capped a sensational 2020-21 season by making their 10th overall appearance – and first since 2014 – in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament, advancing all the way to the Sweet 16. Under the direction of Head Coach Nell Fortner, the Yellow Jackets’ 12 conference wins were the most the program has had since the 2011-12 season.

Career Alliance Aligns Recent and Soon-to-Be Graduates with Post-Graduation Success

The Career Alliance @ Georgia Tech is a new initiative that provides students with focused support for success in today's competitive job market. The program assists traditionally underrepresented students who disproportionately have not received sustained career preparation. It also supports those who have faced historical institutional barriers that have hindered their full preparation for career success.

George Floyd – One Year Later

Today marks exactly one year since the death of George Floyd at the hands of Derek Chauvin. The former Minneapolis police officer was convicted on all counts of Floyd’s murder this past April.

The high-profile death of Floyd, who was pinned under Chauvin’s knee for nine minutes and 29 seconds, still brings anguish for many across the world who were already monthslong into the depths of a global pandemic. For some, it provided reason to finally acknowledge that systemic racism and racial violence have been deeply embedded into our nation’s fabric for centuries.

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