Fisher vs. U. of Texas & 6 Other Reasons to Attend Diversity Issues in Higher Education

If you’re not planning to attend the American Conference on Diversity’s 12th Annual Statewide Conference on Diversity Issues in Higher Education, you will be missing out! In the wake of a Supreme Court decision in Fisher vs. University of Texas, which challenges educational access based on race for underrepresented students, “Who Has the Access C.O.D.E.?…

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Former Merck Diversity Manager Joins American Conference on Diversity

The American Conference on Diversity is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Renee Ayers as Director of Professional Development Services. Ayers, who brings to the organization two decades of corporate-sector experience with a focus on global diversity management, will be responsible for working closely with corporate and community leaders to advance their diversity…

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First Latina County Prosecutor in NJ to Keynote 12th Conference

American Conference on Diversity celebrates Hispanic Heritage month with the announcement of Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes as keynote speaker at the 12th Annual Statewide Conference on Diversity Issues in Higher Education. Titled “Who Has the Access C.O.D.E.? Positioning a Generation for Better Careers, Opportunities & Diversity Through Education,” this year’s signature event will…

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Honoring Northern NJ’s Social Justice & Community Leaders

American Conference on Diversity Greater Bergen Chapter is pleased to announce the 2012 Humanitarian Awards honorees, who will be recognized at the Annual Humanitarian Awards Breakfast October 25 at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU). The Humanitarian Awards Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at FDU’s Metropolitan Campus in the Rutherford Room of…

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Golf Classic Winners Take the Prize & Raise $90,000 for Youth

Golfers from throughout New Jersey teed off September 6 at the 18th Annual American Conference on Diversity Pro/Am Golf Classic. Held at the historic Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell, the tournament winners took home non-cash prizes valued at $8,000 and the event helped raise nearly $90,000 for the American Conference on Diversity. Proceeds…

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Jersey Shore Chapter to Host Harassment Prevention Forum

The American Conference on Diversity Jersey Shore Chapter, in partnership with HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls, will host an information-packed workplace compliance breakfast forum on October 18. Guest speaker Esther H. Nevarez, Special Assistant to the Director and Community Relations Coordinator at the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, will be talking about what…

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Bank of America Charitable Foundation Grants $7,000

American Conference on Diversity is honored to receive a grant of $7,000 from longtime Partner in Education Bank of America Charitable Foundation in support of the 17th Annual Lead for Diversity Youth Education Program. For the past five years, Bank of America has given generously to the initiative, which equips high-school students to recognize and…

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