Author: Jonelle Reynolds

2024 MLK Living Legacy Convocation Honorees

ODI’s  2024 MLK Jr. Living Legacy Convocation planning committee is delighted to announce the recipients of our distinguished recognition awards. These awards recognize exceptional contributions in the realms of Leadership, Advocacy, Social Justice, Community Service, and Education. Each recipient has demonstrated remarkable commitment and achievement in their respective fields, embodying the values of excellence and […]

January 2024 Heritage Celebrations

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of January: Federal and Cultural Holidays: New Year’s Day (January 1): This day for celebrating new beginnings was first marked as a federal […]

December 2023 Heritage Celebrations

To the UConn Community: The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of December: Cultural and Federal Holidays: World AIDS Day (December 1): Founded in 1988, World AIDS day was the […]

November 2023 Heritage Celebrations

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to take this opportunity to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of November: Heritage Month Celebrations: Native and Indigenous Heritage Month (November): November is Native American Heritage month (also known […]

A Message From President Radenka Maric

To the UConn Community: The horrific attack on Israel this weekend and the escalating war with Hamas in Gaza are tragic reminders that hate, violence, and conflict, and the toll they take on civilians and particularly women and children, remain far too pervasive in society today. The devastating ripple effects have already reached our university […]

October 2023 Heritage Celebrations

To the UConn Community: The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to take this opportunity to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of October:  Heritage Month Celebrations: Hispanic Heritage Month: (September 15 – October 15): Hispanic Heritage Month […]

September 2023 Heritage Celebrations

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of September: Heritage Month Celebrations: Hispanic Heritage Month: (September 15th – October 15th): Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes and celebrates the many diverse cultures […]

August 2023 Heritage Celebrations

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of August: Cultural and Federal Holidays: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9th): The United Nations sets aside every August 9th to […]