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Johnson (Rashard Johnson, president of the Black Student Union) explains that there are always going to be what he calls a few, “spoiled apples out of the bunch that refuse to get in the loop of things,” as far as creating an inclusive space at Florida State.

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Paul Henry
If the decision point is slave ownership, then we can also add to the list George Washington

xzx >>> Paul Henry
Yep, the Washington Monument is next. The feminists already hate that one. :p

pmath
Good thing these students don’t attend University of Virginia. They’d have the entire university shut down. Ya know–the one Thomas Jefferson (slave owner) created. In fact, Jefferson and Eppes were relatives–Eppes was his grandson.

Bamanoles1
Thomas Jefferson was a slave owner, throw out the Constitution and all of his other important writings. Rename every Jefferson County. OMG, Jefferson City is even a state capital!!!!

Slavery was abhorrent and abolished for good reasons. However, nobody alive for a long time has been directly affected by it. It has a rightful place only in a historical perspective the same as many other tragic events that have shaped this nation. We all have good and bad experiences in our lives that make us who we are; which ones did you learn most from?

Bite me >>> Bamanoles1
LOL believe it or not its coming to that. The Constitution will have to be rewritten because it was originally written by slave owners. Its shameful the way people are bowing down and giving in to having statutes and flags removed. It won’t stop until the South is completely wiped off the map.

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For nearly a month, the protestors occupied Gov. Scott’s office and surrounding area. Their goals: to bring an end to Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law, the school-to-prison pipeline and institutionalized racism.

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…..item 2)…. FSU recognized as ‘Diversity Champion’ by Insight Into Diversity …

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Florida State University has been recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine as one of seven Diversity Champion colleges and universities in the nation.

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“Diversity has long been a point of pride for Florida State University and is key to providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere where everyone can thrive,” said President John Thrasher. “Receiving this distinction is a testament to our efforts to bring diversity and inclusion to the forefront of campus life. We value a multicultural student body, faculty and staff and we know they enrich our academic environment.”

Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs and at the highest administrative levels.

“We are humbled by this honor, which is reflective of the collective efforts of our students, faculty, staff and administration,” said Renisha Gibbs, assistant vice president for Human Resources and chief of staff for the Division of Finance and Administration. “As we strive to take our diversity and inclusion efforts to even higher levels, continued acknowledgment indicates we are headed in the right direction.”

Gibbs added that the university community will continue to engage and challenge itself to be the very best that it can be.

“Our belief is that diversity is at the very core of our success in achieving that goal,” she said.

The institutions selected with Florida State in the Diversity Champion class of 2016 are Columbia University, Kennesaw State University, Pennsylvania State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Texas Tech University and the University of Central Florida. All were ranked in the top tier of the 92 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recipients of 2015. The HEED Award, which FSU received in 2014 and 2015, is presented annually by INSIGHT Into Diversity to recognize colleges and universities that are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

“Florida State University is a visionary leader among campus communities striving for diversity and inclusion,” said Lenore Pearlstein, publisher of INSIGHT Into Diversity. “As a Diversity Champion school, Florida State exceeds everyday expectations, often eclipsing even its own goals, and develops successful strategies that serve as models of excellence for other higher education institutions.”

To learn about FSU’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and learning opportunities as well as its supplier diversity program, click here. To learn more about INSIGHT Into Diversity’s Diversity Champions, visit www.insightintodiversity.com/diversity-champions.

About INSIGHT Into Diversity

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education today and is known for its annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only award that recognizes colleges and universities for outstanding diversity and inclusion efforts across their campuses. INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine presents timely, thought-provoking news and feature stories on matters of diversity and inclusion in higher education and beyond. Articles include interviews with innovators and experts, as well as explorations of best practices and profiles of exemplary programs. In its Career Center, readers will also discover career opportunities that connect job seekers with institutions and businesses that embrace a diverse and inclusive workforce. Current, archived and digital issues of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine are available online at insightintodiversity.com.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Florida State University students took a vote to decide the fate of a statue on campus that is sparking a heated debate.

Florida state students engaging in heated discussions, "You guys dwell on the fact that he had slaves but he did all of these other good things for the university."

The issue, removal of the statue and hall name in honor of FSU’s founder, Francis Eppes.

One FSU student during voting day said, "It doesn’t mean you have to get rid of it, it’s like erasing history…you’re erasing history by getting rid of it."

Another yelled back, "It’s a statue!"

The first student replied, "But he is the history of FSU!"

Students for a Democratic Society wants to see Eppes, who was a slave owner, gone from the school out of respect for black students.

Students for a Democratic Society’s Regina Joseph said, "They’re not a part of a campus that so easily disregards their experiences and praises a slave owner."

Others, like Taylor Ney, say it’s an attempt to make an issue out of a non-issue. "While we deplore slavery, we deplore the institution of it. He created the seminary west of the Suwannee and is really the reason we have a Florida State University in Tallahassee."

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A statue bearing Eppes likeness was commissioned in 1999 and built in 2002, to act as a symbol of commemoration for Eppes. The plaque below it reads:

Francis Wayles Eppes

Grandson of Thomas Jefferson

Founder of Florida State University

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The final vote on Wednesday night recorded 71 percent of voters chose not to have the statue or renaming of the Hall.

Supporter of the removal, Kevin Jean-Pierre, said, "The fact that we lost this time doesn’t mean that the same referendum won’t happen in the future, because it definitely will."

An issue leaving them disappointed, but not defeated.

WCTV did reach out to President Thrasher’s office since ultimately it’s his and the Board of Trustees decision. President Thrasher’s office declined to comment on the issue.

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MaxKatt
Removing the statue will not change the fact that Eppes owned slaves. Maybe the offended ones could attend another school that would better serve them like Emory, Brown, Harvard, University of Virginia, Clemson, The Citadel, Stanford, University of Indiana or Yale among others. Just a thought.

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RogueAssassin
G@d damn. Can we stop this bullsh!t now? Ya’ll got everything you want? You going to sue the iron workers who built the chains? Ship builders? Go ahead, get it out of your systems cause it is really starting to get OLD…

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Paul Henry
If the decision point is slave ownership, then we can also add to the list George Washington:

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"Despite having been an active slave holder for 56 years, George Washington struggled with the institution of slavery and spoke frequently of his desire to end the practice."

Using this flawed PC logic, then everything with Washington’s picture or name should be destroyed or renamed.

The federal government is doing a great job of destroying dollars, at least as far as the value goes. As to renaming, apparently there are over 200 towns in the US named Washington, plus one state. The federal government should form a $50 million committee with full authority to write a report!

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xzx >>> Paul Henry
Yep, the Washington Monument is next. The feminists already hate that one. :p

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pmath >>> Paul Henry
…and add these names to the list of former slave owners–Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Benjamin Harrison. In fact, 40 or so of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence owned slaves at one time or another.

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willywonka
this is getting way out of control….you can not change history….study it, learn from it and move on….life is too short to live in the past

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pmath
Good thing these students don’t attend University of Virginia. They’d have the entire university shut down. Ya know–the one Thomas Jefferson (slave owner) created. In fact, Jefferson and Eppes were relatives–Eppes was his grandson.

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Vicious Fish
More baiting by the racists that run VV C T V. Trying to whip up a story where there is none. The people have spoken. That’s it .. The end.

If you don’t like the statue, you can always take your bl@ck a$ses over to FAMU and stay there…

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thesheepwillalwaysfollow >>> Vicious Fish
Sadly…this was probably started by some guilty whyte folks….

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Bamanoles1
Thomas Jefferson was a slave owner, throw out the Constitution and all of his other important writings. Rename every Jefferson County. OMG, Jefferson City is even a state capital!!!!

Slavery was abhorrent and abolished for good reasons. However, nobody alive for a long time has been directly affected by it. It has a rightful place only in a historical perspective the same as many other tragic events that have shaped this nation. We all have good and bad experiences in our lives that make us who we are; which ones did you learn most from?

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Bite me >>> Bamanoles1
LOL believe it or not its coming to that. The Constitution will have to be rewritten because it was originally written by slave owners. Its shameful the way people are bowing down and giving in to having statutes and flags removed. It won’t stop until the South is completely wiped off the map.

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xzx >>> Bite me
The South is not the target of these folks, OR the primary concern. Their target is the Bill of Rights

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Where_Are_The_Emperors_Clothes >>> Bite me
There will always be people around who have nothing better to do than look for something to b!tch about. A hundred years from now, there will be idiots demanding the removal of the MLK statue because he burned fossil fuels, ate meat, and consulted with some invisible spirit in the sky. 😃

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The State of the University Series will examine a different issue or group of people every week throughout the fall semester. Though some of these topics stem from national or worldwide issues, they all impact the Florida State University community in one way or another. FSU has been nationally recognized as a "diversity champion," but some feel the recent vote over the Eppes statue proves otherwise.

— Brianna Milord, Senior Staff Writer

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Rashard Johnson, president of the Black Student Union, first heard about the statue through the student-led uproar of the referendum and did research on the issues regarding the Eppes landmark.

He explained that within the university, there is supposed to be an emphasis on the power and necessity of diversity, and while the student body and administration have done work to help that foster diversity, the resistance against removing a statue that affects a community within the larger collection of students poses a problem as to how this space affects different students.

Johnson explains that there are always going to be what he calls a few, “spoiled apples out of the bunch that refuse to get in the loop of things,” as far as creating an inclusive space at Florida State.

On October 19, an FSU student tweeted “Go pick cotton if you really want to help with reparations,” after students were voicing their frustrations after the Eppes Statue referendum result.

“I can say that there is a lot of ignorance and examples of people just not caring,” Johnson says. “I think that being educated is the root to fixing all of these problems. I truly do believe that we have a lot of support on campus but there is still ignorance as well.”

When calling into question whether or not Florida State has done enough for diversity and inclusion, Johnson believes that on the administrative level, influencers like Dr. Mary Coburn and Brandon Bowden, who serve as vice president of student affairs and assistant vice president for student affairs, respectfully, are aware and willing to work on fostering an environment where all students are provided the space and resources to excel at FSU.

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Rashard Johnson, President of Florida State University’s Black Student Union, on October 27th, 2016.
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“I believe that the diversity aspect of things that FSU preaches is true, because these people and organizations make that possible,” Johnson says.

For the past three years, FSU has received a national diversity and inclusion award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, as well as being named one of seven “Diversity Champion” universities that showcase an “unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs and at the highest administrative levels." At the same time, however, the most recent statistics available from the Office of Institutional Research showed the in fall of 2014, Florida State’s student population consisted of approximately 64 percent white, 16 percent Hispanic, 8 percent Black and 3 percent Asian students.

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Organizations around the world has been realizing the cultural diversity within organization is not a negative aspect, rather can facilitate organizational stalk for glory (Papers4you.com, 2006). However it is not an easy task to manage employees with different cultural backgrounds. Nevertheless there are many policy guidelines that can make task easy.

On a broader perspective, cultural diversity can be manage through communicating (creating awareness among all employees about diverse values of peers through communication), cultivating ( facilitating acknowledgement, support and encouragement of any employee’ success by all other workers), and capitalizing (linking diversity to every business process and strategy such as succession planning, reengineering, employee development, performance management and review, and reward systems) strategies ( Cascio, 1995).

There are many different innovative ways that organizations have adopted to manage diversity. For instance Tabra Incorporation, a small manufacturer of jewellery and accessories in California comprised of modest workforce is composition of Third World immigrants from Cambodia, China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, India, Laos, Mexico, Thailand, Tibet Vietnam and other nations. To acknowledge importance of their cultural association, at least 10-12 different flags are always hanged from the ceiling of its main production facility which represents the countries of origin of the employees. The  owner’s view point is ‘I would like for this to be a little United Nations everybody getting along and appreciating each other’s culture instead of just tolerating it’. (Bhatia & Chaudary, 2003)

If cultural diversity can be managed effectively, there is a potential to use diverse workforce for organizational benefits. Cox and Balke (1991) asserts that multi-culturism is directly linked to organizational success as

Effectively managed multi culture companies have cost effective competitive edge

It helps in promoting minority friendly reputation among prospective employees

Diverse cultural corporations help to get better customers which has a variety of people

Diverse group of employees are perceived to be more creative and efficient in problem solving as compared to homogenous group

Ability to manage cultural diversity increases adaptability and flexibility of an organization to environmental changes.

Many organizational examples can be taken in this regard. In Australia, for instance, Hotel Nikko in Sydney has unique edge that staff members in direct guest contact areas speak a total of 34 different languages. Similarly Qantas Flight Catering has sixty-six nationalities on staff, with various overseas-born chefs. So dedicated diverse ‘ethnic’ kitchens gave Qantas a huge competitive edge that offers food based on customer’s ethnic taste and requirements. Moreover Don’s Smallgoods through literacy, language and cultural trainings increased cross-cultural communication and increased profits while lowering costs at the same time. Similarly The Cheesecake Factory had put special effort to understand Japanese quality and packaging culture as Asian employees assist management to understand Asian tastes so that they can target exports to Asia (Nankervis et al, 2002)

Hence the discussion suggests that it is imperative to realize that cultural diversity should be taken as a tool for better organizational progress rather than a managerial problem and if effectively managed, it can be a key to gain competitive edge and success

References

Bhatia, S., K., & Chaudary, P., ( 2003),’Managing Cultural Diversity in Globalization- Key to Business Success of Global Managers- Insights and Strategies’, New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publication Pvt Ltd

Cascio, W., F., (1995), ‘Managing Human Resources’ International Edition, US: McGraw Hill.

Cox, T. H., & Balke, S., (1991), ‘Managing Cultural Diversity: Implications for Organizational Competitiveness’ Academy of Management Executive, Vol 5, Issue 3, August 1991

Nankervis, A. Compton, R., & Baird, M., (2002) ‘Strategic Human Resource Management’. 4th Edition. Victoria: Nelson Australia Pty Limited