Student Services

Diversity and Inclusion Business Week 2015

Diversity and Business Inclusion WeekFebruary 24th and 26th meet local business talent dedicated to diversity and inclusion.


Diversity and Inclusion Business Week will showcase local business talent in a panel discussion for students. This is an opportunity for CSU  students to learn about how greater Cleveland business and industry is supporting diversity and inclusion as a best business practice that:

  • serves as an economic driver
  • generates social value
  • provides growth and economic development locally - and globally

The series of events, brought to you by the Undergraduate Programs and Student Services office, highlights Cleveland's local talent who will provide real-life examples on how embracing diversity and inclusion are competitive advantages. They will speak about how they became active supporters of diversity and inclusion.

Schedule of Events:

Date Time Key Speaker(s) Topic
Tuesday, February 24th 11:30 AM

Jeanetta Darno, Senior Vice President, Director of Inclusion at Huntington Bank and Toya Spencer, Vice President of Inclusion at Huntington Bank

Women in Business: Beyond the Entry-Level Position a Best Business Practice
Tuesday, February 24th 4:00 PM Margot Copeland, Director of Philanthropy and Civic Engagement, Executive Vice President, KeyCorp How to Leverage Workforce Diversity Talent
Tuesday, February 24th 5:00 PM

KeyBank: Networking with the Recruiters Event*

Internships, Full-Time Positions and KeyBank Summit
Thursday, February 26th 11:30 AM

Diana Gueits, Director Diversity & Inclusion, Cleveland Clinic; Robert Romero, Chief of Office of Equal Opportunity Program, NASA Glenn Research, Interim Assistant Vice President of Campus Engagement & Inclusion at CSU; Silvana Ochoa, President of NSHMBA; Yary Cora, Vice President Compliance & Secretary of NSHMBA and the Young Latino Network and Latina, Inc. Cleveland & Anthony Alto, 2nd Vice President of Young Latino Network.

Diversity and Inclusion Business Professional Organizations
Thursday, February 26th 4:00 PM Charee Fontain, President of Reesential, Inc. and Michele Heath, College of Business DBA student and IS Professor Women and Minorities in Technology: The Tech Sector Needs You

*The KeyBank Networking with the Recruiters session will host 8 recruiters who will be speaking to students about internships and full-time positions in addition to KeyBank Campus Summit program - an important state-wide event for Freshmen and Sophomore business students. All Undergraduate students - including Freshmen and Sophomores are encouraged to attend. Preferential treatment for this session will be given for those that register for the Thursday, February 24th 4:00 PM session featuring Margot Copeland.

All events will be held in BU 220 - "The Board Room".

This student engagement program is sponsored by the Undergraduate Programs and Student Services Office.  If you have any questions about the event please contact Anne Nelson at

Pre-registration is not required - but highly encouraged. Please register below:

You may choose multiple sessions from the selections above.