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Associate Provost Ani Yazedjian announced the appointment of Dr. Roopa Rawjee as executive director of the Office of International Engagement (OIE), effective July 1, 2022. 

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Tamekia Bailey serves as director for CAST Connections, the College’s new student-level success center.

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Honoring Asian art and artistry will highlight Asian Heritage Week, with events running from April 22-25. The Asian Heritage Celebration on April 24 will include an afternoon of demonstrations and workshops.

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In celebration of Bilingual Advocacy Week, a talk by Dr. Kim Potowski will explore “Spanish in the U.S.: Myths and Realities” at 7 p.m. April 14, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center.

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Sociologist Dr. Cedrick-Michael Simmons will deliver the talk “The Challenges of Diversity Management” at 2 p.m. Friday, April 15, via Zoom. 

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Employing service learning as a way to decolonize engagement will be the focus of the “Designing Civic Engagement Assignments Using an EDI Lens” from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday, April 15, via Zoom.

Illinois State student and ISU F.L.A.M.E. member Kristina Harlow helps hoist The Clothesline.

The shirts in the Clothesline Project are designed over the past 25 years by student survivors on the ISU campus.

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World Design Day honors the capacity of design to create change. Illinois State University will celebrate with Design Thinking for Student Success, a series of student presentations.