Webinar Details

This webinar will feature project leaders from the following initiatives:

The Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the University of Washington
This center has created robust pathways for Native students through an expansive set of initiatives that foster a more inclusive environment on campus and encourage these students to participate in humanities courses and research projects.

Eastern Oregon University’s Kickstart Program
This summer bridge program was built collaboratively by EOU English and writing faculty and Multicultural Center staff to serve students from historically underrepresented groups, particularly Pacific Islanders. It utilizes the tools of the humanities to support students’ successful transition to the campus and immerse them in the history and culture of the region.

The Jack, Joseph, and Morty Mandel Humanities Center at Cuyahoga Community College
Through outreach to underserved students, concrete support, and innovative curricula emphasizing civic engagement, Cuyahoga Community College is cultivating an inclusive humanities pipeline that prepares students for leadership.


  • Jean Dennison, Associate Professor of American Indian Studies and Co-Director of the Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, University of Washington
  • Danica Miller, Associate Professor of English and Co-Director of the Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, University of Washington Tacoma
  • Cori Brewster, Professor of English/Writing, Faculty Director of Kickstart Summer Bridge, Eastern Oregon University
  • Bennie Moses-Mesubed, Associate Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Eastern Oregon University
  • Rebecca Stoltzman, Executive Director, Honors and Scholars Programs, Cuyahoga Community College


  • Scott Muir, Director of Undergraduate Initiatives, National Humanities Alliance

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