Partners & Resources

Partners and Resources

CFAES Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

MANRRS LogoThe Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion aims to create and maintain an accessible, inclusive and supportive community for all who learn, work and teach in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and OSU Extension at The Ohio State University. 

Multicultural Students in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS):

This organization works to increase the number of multicultural students studying sciences in the food system, agricultural, and environmental areas and to encourage scholarly achievement, leadership, advancement, and excellence in students.  Read more about MANRRS (National Organization) here.

Multicultural Center (MCC):

Offers several hundred programs a year - cultural and intercultural celebrations, heritage and awareness events, dialogues, workshops, student leadership and cohort meetings, prejudice-reduction trainings, wellness initiatives and Social Justice Engagement courses - all focused on teaching students personal and interpersonal skills necessary to be most effective in a diverse world. 

The MCC welcomes ALL students, faculty, staff and community members to our events while at the same time supporting and celebrating specific constituency groups (including African and African American, Asian and Asian American, American Indian/Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Women, Men and Faith communities).

Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI)

The Ohio State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is one of the oldest and most prominent offices of its kind in the nation. Founded in 1970, ODI supports the recruitment, retention and success of students, faculty and staff who enhance the diversity of The Ohio State University. ODI oversees the Frank W. Hale Jr. Black Cultural Center, the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male, the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program, the nine-city Young Scholars Program, as well as being home to a wide-range of retention, mentoring, scholarship, and access programs.

View the ODI Calendar for events, programs and training opportunities.

Additional resources and opportunities for student involvement:

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Education Abroad Resources and Scholarships 

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