Student Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Office

14 Bray Hall -- ESF Division of Student Affairs


The Student Diversity and Inclusion Office, as a principal member of the ESF Division of Student Affairs, exists to support underrepresented students and to foster a campus community where cultural diversity is valued and appreciated. The programs and supports aim to prepare all members of the ESF community to effectively interact with others in an increasingly diverse and global society.

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Spirit & Essence Banquet (co-hosted with our office and The Baobab Society)

2017 date tentative for February 11th!

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Calendar of Events

Thursday, February 9, 2017

· Talk: Dr. Kishi Ducre, "'Those "who no one knows"': Intersectionality & Conceptions of Race, Class, and Gender Justice in Environmental Movements"

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Marshall 213
Dept. of Environmental Studies Spring Seminar Series: Dr. Kishi Animashaun Ducre, Associate Professor, Dept. of African American Studies, Syracuse University
Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Studies | Contact: David Sonnenfeld, 315.470.4931

Saturday, February 11, 2017

· Spirit & Essence Banquet

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Gateway Event Center | Event Website
Please join us in celebrating the SPIRIT of black history month and the ESSENCE of cultural diversit. Doors open at 5:30 with the formal program and dinner beginning at 6:00pm in the Gateway Event Center. .
Sponsor: ESF Student Diversity & Inclusion Office, the Division of Student Affairs and the Baobab Society | Contact: Scott J. Blair, 315-470-4921

Monday, April 3, 2017

· Environmental Studies Seniors Showcase

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | ESF Alumni (Nifkin) Lounge
4th Annual Environmental Studies Seniors Showcase, juried poster presentations of Environmental Studies majors' senior synthesis projects. Parents, friends, faculty, staff all welcome!
Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Studies | Contact: David Sonnenfeld, 315.470.4931

Thursday, April 27, 2017

· Take our Kids to Work Day

Gateway Center and other spaces | Event Website
Hands on Career Exploration for 8-11 yr olds in the lives of of ESF students, staff, faculty and administrators.
Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 3154704752

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