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The Miami University community is invited to learn about the history of Juneteenth and hear from our community leaders dedicated to advancing inclusion on campus. Panelists will reflect about the past, present and hope for the future.


  • Tekeia  Howard, Director of Programming for the Office of Transformational and Inclusive Excellence

Guest Speakers:  

  • Erica Campbell, Heanon Wilkins Faculty Fellow/visiting assistant professor of Educational Leadership
  • Genesis Ross, Ph.D., Senior Academic Advisor, College of Education, Health & Society

We are commemorating Juneteenth on Monday, June 10, in honor of the federal holiday*. This will allow all Miami University faculty, staff and students to thoughtfully learn about the legacy and celebrate Juneteenth day of. Juneteenth represents the day, June 19, 1865, which commemorates the day the last remaining enslaved people in the United States (i.e. Galveston, Texas) received word that they were liberated.

*Note - The Juneteenth Federal Holiday is observed June 19. No classes, offices are closed on campus.