Meet Our Team

Dr. Ye (Solar) Hong (she/her/hers)
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

Dr. Hong previously served as the coordinator for graduate students and international students at Ohio University. There she connected students to university resources and contributed to creating a safe space for underrepresented groups on campus.

Dr. Hong has a bachelor’s degree in English for International Finance from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in China, graduated from the dual master program in sports administration and business administration at Ohio University. Dr. Hong earned her doctoral degree in Higher Education from Ohio University as well. 

Dr. Hong also takes on responsibilities as Title IX Process Advisor and Athletics Diversity and Inclusion Designee.  

Pre-professional Employment

The Center provides three positions for pre-professional employment. Students who are interested in working in the functional areas of facility coordination, event operations, and social media management can submit online applications via Handshake or On-Campus Student Employment Fair when positions are open. 

Scheduling & Facility Coordinator 

(Pre-professional staff introduction will be announced upon employment.)

Event Operations Specialist 

(Pre-professional staff introduction will be announced upon employment.) 

Social Media Manager 

(Pre-professional staff introduction will be announced upon employment.)