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Alumni of Penn State’s first Black student group create Ed Equity scholarship

April 20, 2021

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Nu Alumni Association has raised more than $140,000 to create the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Nu Alumni Educational Equity Scholarship at Penn State. The former members of Penn State’s first predominantly Black organization have leveraged a 2:1 match from the recently concluded Educational Equity Matching Program to establish a scholarship endowment for students who contribute to the diversity of the student body and have a demonstrated financial need. More ]

2021 Colloquium on the Environment to feature 'father of environmental justice'

March 3, 2021

Renowned scholar and activist Robert Bullard will present the virtual keynote talk at Penn State’s 2021 Colloquium on the Environment. Bullard will discuss “The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice in the U.S." at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 1. [ More ]

Commemorating More Than 30 Years of the ADA: Then and Now with Judy Heumann

Judy Heumann imageJoin disability rights activist Judy Heumann to commemorate the ADA

February 2, 2021

Judy Heumann contracted polio when she was 18-months of age, and at the age of five years old, she was denied the right to attend school because she couldn’t walk, and was told she was a fire hazard. She did not accept that vision for her future, nor did she accept that type of glib judgement for anyone else. [ More ]