To engage campus community members in diversity and equity initiatives in their respective areas, ODI provides sponsorships to individuals and departments for programming, events, and conferences.

To apply for a sponsorship, please submit a completed Sponsorship Request Form to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Past Sponsorships

  • Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs, "Litany for Survival: The Poetics of Community Building" and "In Your Hands: The Depth of Legacy" (lecture, February 2013)

  • Indian Cultural Festival (November 2013)

  • A Conversation on Black Feminism, Post-Racialism, and Intersectionality with Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw, facilitated by Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall (January 2014)

  • Dr. Mandy Carter, "Community Engagement and Social Justice" (lecture, March 2014)

  • Keeping the Dream Alive: 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act advertisement (June 2014)

  • Maestra film showing with Director Catherine Murphy (October 2014)

  • Naomi Tutu "The Power of Faith to Promote Global Change" (lecture, October 2014)

    Naomit Tutu, Erik Malewski, Iyonka Strawn-Valcy

  • Out of the Box: Developing LGBTIQ Collections at the KSU Archives Exhibit (October 2014)

  • Southern American Studies Association Conference (February 2015)

  • Kennesaw State’s Center for Student Leadership’s student trip to Selma (March 2015)

    Center for Student Leadership's Trip to Selma

  • Dr. Michael Kimmel "Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era" (lecture, March 2015)

  • American Whistleblower Tour (April 2015)

  • Recruitment, Retention, and Progression to Graduation Program for Hispanic and Latino Students President’s Leadership Dinner (Annual)

  • African and African Diaspora Studies Student Conference (Annual)

  • Dr. James Loewen "Lies My Teacher Told Me" (lecture, September 2015)

  • "Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African?" Film screening and discussion (November 2015)

  • Dr. Bettina Love "Imagining Mattering: Hip Hop Civics Ed, Intersectionality, & Black Joy (Lecture, February 2016)

  • Luis Argueta "Abrazos" (film and discussion, February 2016)