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Kyra Lobbins joins Adler University in the role of Chief of Staff on May 17, bringing years of experience in higher education and leadership to the role.
Adler University’s Online Campus will be launching a pilot program, through a partnership with the Illinois Department of Corrections, to increase access to higher education for individuals who are incarcerated.
Vancouver Campus graduate Octavia Sampson, MCP ‘20, recently co-founded Afya Collective, a community organization to promote and advocate for the mental, social, spiritual, and physical health of Black women in Canada.
The month of May is recognized as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the U.S. and Asian Heritage Month in Canada – a time to honor and celebrate the lives, contributions, and diverse cultural traditions, identities, ethnicities and religions of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and Canadians.
Adler University President Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D., reflects on efforts over the last year to address racial injustice inside the University and shares the need for and commitment to ongoing work to ensure that Adler University is a welcoming and inclusive learning environment for Black students, faculty, and staff.
Olivia Kornelsen, a Vancouver Campus student in the Master of Counselling Psychology program, is working with Myiesha, Inc. to advance inclusivity and diversity in the mental health field by working with people from around the world to showcase their voices, skills, and talents.
“While I am encouraged by today’s decision to hold Mr. Floyd’s killer accountable, it does not change that he was murdered at the hands of a police officer, a fate prescribed to far too many Black people across the United States. relief that a just verdict was rendered is fleeting, at a time when racism continues unabated.”
Adler University President Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D., addresses the recent killing of Adam Toledo and the need to act against systemic racism and police brutality, in a message to students, faculty, and staff.
Chicago Campus student Maria Guevara has spent the last eight years working at Lawndale Christian Health Center. Her work in health care has helped her realize the importance of mental health care and the need to treat the whole patient.
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion and Academic Affairs selected Erica Wade-Ball, Ph.D., to serve as the University’s inaugural Diversity Faculty Fellow. The program provides faculty members with opportunities to develop and implement strategies and initiatives that improve the success of minoritized students, faculty, and staff.