Event Spotlight
 

Commencement

2014

 


"Whatever each of you does, I hope you find your own moveable feast," commemencement speaker and political commentator Chris Matthews told the graduating Class of 2014, at the Arts, Sciences & Engineering commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 18.

 

 
Diversity Awareness
Calendar
   
The University holds many multicultural events throughout the year. Click on a month below for a full schedule.

 


February

 

African American History Month  

 

March

 

Women's History Month

 

Greek Heritage Month

 

Irish Heritage Month  


April

 

LGBTQI (Pride Awareness Month)

  

May

 

Asian Pacific Heritage Month   

 

June

 

Caribbean American Heritage Month 

 

September

 

Hispanic Heritage Month 

 

October

 

German Heritage Month

 

Italian Heritage Month

 

Polish Heritage Month 

 

November

 

Native American Heritage Month 

 

 
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May 2014

 

Dear University of Rochester Alumni,

 

The spring semester has come to an end for students, but programming continues throughout the summer for alumni. Congratulations to our 2014 graduates and newest alumni. We look forward to building connections and keeping you engaged with the University of Rochester.

 

It may be hard to believe, but Meliora Weekend is right around the corner! This year, oUR combined reunion, parents, and homecoming weekend takes place October 16-19. With first-rate entertainment and plenty of opportunities for professional and personal networking, this year is sure to be the best yet. For important program announcements and a full event listing, visit the Meliora Weekend Website. Registration begins in mid-August.

 

Wishing you a wonderful summer.

 

Meliora,


Karla Hatley

Associate Director of Affinity and Multicultural Engagement  

 

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Coca-Cola Names UR Trustee 
Chief Financial Officer

  

 

Kathy Waller '80, '83S (MBA) has been named the chief financial officer and executive vice president of Coca-Cola. Read more...

President Seligman Issues Diversity Report

 
 
University of Rochester President, Joel Seligman released the 2014 Diversity Report in early May. Read more...
David T. Kearns Center: A Center for Success

 

 

The David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity in Arts, Sciences & Engineering has built a national model for supporting students who, not too long ago, would have been overlooked by most selective universities. Read more...  

Lee Bollinger Delivers Keynote Address at 
5th Annual Diversity Conference

Lee Bollinger - Annual Diversity Conference Keynote Address
Lee Bollinger, president at Columbia University, gave the keynote address at the 2014 Diversity Conference - Crossroads: An Opportunity for Progress on March 28.
Watch his remarks...

Alumnus Wins ABC's Shark Tank
 

Rochester graduate Tim Talley '88, won ABC's reality show SharkTank and secured backing from Dallas Maverick's owner Mark Cuban, after pitching U-Lace, a line of stitched pop-up shoe laces. Read More...  
Students to Build Community Center in Africa

 

 

Rochester students John Dawson '13/T5'14 and Katherine Wegman '15,will spend two months in Cape Town, South Africa, this summer building a new community center for residents of Egoli, a squatter community on the outskirts of Cape Town. Read More...

Race Conversations Are Starting to Pay Off
   
 
A year after its initiation, the Unite Rochester campaign is beginning to show results.  
Alumni in Action: Orane Barrett '98
 
Orane Barrett is the creator and founder
of Kool Nerd Clothing, an apparel start-up. Read more...  
Alumni in Action: Shadan Deleveaux '99
 
 
Shadan Deleveaux doles out the "ultimate" career advice on his blog. Read more...
 
 
Alumni in Action: Darby English '00 (MA), '02 (PhD)
   
 
 
The Museum of Modern Art has hired Darby English as Consulting Curator in the Department of Painting and SculptureRead more...
RAX LogoCheck out the Rochester Alumni Exchange for an array of free online services-the Rochester Alumni Exchange-to keep alumni from all of the University of Rochester's schools connected to their alma mater and the 100,000 other Rochester alumni around the globe. For more information click here.  

Questions, comments, submissions, and/or requests to remove yourself from our distribution list, please contact Karla Hatley, Associate Director of Multicultural and Affinity Engagement at khatley@admin.rochester.edu.  



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