EMU named a Diversity Champion as part of 2019 Corp! Salute to Diversity

YPSILANTI – Eastern Michigan University has been named a Diversity Champion as part of the 2019 Corp! Salute to Diversity Awards. EMU was recognized during an awards ceremony hosted at the International Banquet Center in Detroit on September 26, along with 20 other businesses recognized as 2019 Diversity Champions.

“We are honored to be recognized as a Diversity Champion as part of the Corp! Michigan Salute to Diversity awards,” said EMU Director of Diversity and Community Involvement, Steven Bryant. “At EMU, we have multiple student organizations and identity based centers that continue to work towards increasing equity and fostering inclusion. This award is a representation of the hard work that goes into bringing that value to life every day.”

According to its website, Corp! Magazine and corpmagazine.com are the only statewide publications in Michigan dedicated to business owners and C-Suite leaders. The print and digital publications focus on best practices, trends, economic vitality and reporting on the day-to-day business transactions and plans across all business sectors. The publications and staff are dedicated to providing excellence in reporting important economic, growth, trend information and resources to businesses.

For more than a decade, Corp! has recognized businesses and leaders who champion diversity initiatives and achievements within their organization or the community.

Corp! Magazine’s Salute to Diversity is an educational event and awards celebration that features networking and insightful speakers who share best practices on ways to move the needle on diversity and inclusion in business. The event is attended by 275+ C-suite executives and diversity business leaders.

For information about nominations, please visit the website, contact Amanda Sweet at asweet@corpmagazine.com or call 586-433-0144.

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 18,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University’s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and, its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University’s website.

PHOTO: Media Relations Specialist, Morgan Mark, right, accepted the Diversity Champion award for EMU on Sept. 26. At left is Steve Slayton, Director of Quality Assurance and Business Development with STEP, Services to Enhance Potential.