Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Social Sustainability 

  • The Office of Diversity and Inclusion helped establish a program director position to serve the Latino community on campus.
  • Iowa State recently established a staff position focused on campus accessibility issues for people with disabilities.
  • The Office of Diversity and Inclusion co-sponsored "Talk RACE," a panel of authors, experts and professors who discussed race issues with members of the Ames and ISU communities, at the Ames Public Library.
  • Every January, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosts the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advancing One Community Awards. These awards are given to students, faculty and staff on the merits of having demonstrated commitment to the principles and goals of Dr. King over a sustained period of time through nonviolent actions to create an inclusive multicultural community and/or to bring about systemic change aimed at reducing injustice and inequity at Iowa State University.
  • Iowa State hosts the annual Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE). This conference is for Cyclones who attended the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) to report what they have learned. In 2016, more than 70 people from Iowa State University attended the NCORE, offering the largest representation of any participating university.