After leading the division of Student Affairs on an interim basis since last August, Joy Moore, BC ’81, has been named the vice president for Student Affairs.
For Joy Moore, leading the Division of Student Affairs is like driving a car: Sometimes it’s her job to help the student body accelerate—other times, it’s to ease off the pedal.
Amaka Nnaeto, MCAS ’20, was elected the new Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Undergraduate Government of Boston College on Monday night.
In response to Michael Sorkin’s racist vandalism, top BC administrators sent out two separate statements—one to faculty and one, albeit much less detailed, to students—rather than addressing the University community as a unified group.
Taraun Frontis stepped into his new position at UGBC following a term as the chair of the AHANA+ Leadership Council. Throughout his time in UGBC, he’s helped to push two major initiatives: DiversityEdu and the recently-released Student Experience Survey.
While this may be the first year Kalkidan Tadesse, the chair of the UGBC’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and MCAS ’21, is a part of UGBC, it is far from her first time getting campus-wide change initiated.
Boston College launched DiversityEdu this fall to educate students about the complexities surrounding diversity in the wake of Silence is Still Violence. Interim Vice President of Student Affairs Joy Moore said that students she spoke to provided positive feedback.
Imagine if they had invited speakers or played parts of these videos at our mandatory building meetings.
DiversityEdu is a research-based online program that teaches skills to understand the impact of unconscious bias, language, and behavior.