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May 10, 2024

PhD student recognized for diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

Corinne Hobbs, a third-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Kinesiology, is the recipient of the MSU Council of Graduate Students COGS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion DEI Award. The award — now in its second year — recognizes graduate-level Spartans who exemplify and actively promote DEI by addressing, challenging or dismantling discrimination, sexism, racism and prejudice within their program, unit or department.

Corinne Hobbs

In September 2023, Hobbs formed a podcast listening group for members of the Kinesiology Graduate Student Organization KGSO focused on education history and DEI topics in the context of sports. Over the course of the academic year, about half of the graduate students in the department listened to episodes from various DEI-centric podcasts and engaged in meaningful discussions at group meetings.

Read the full story on the College of Education's website.

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