Meet Our Team

During the academic year (2021-2022), the center has implemented a total of 45 programs and training to the campus community. the center also has provided advisory and pre-professional employment for students’ growth and development.

The center will continually encourage conversations on diversity, equity, and inclusion to enhance multicultural understanding among the campus community.

Team Members:

Dr. Ye ‘Solar’ Hong
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Athletics Diversity and Inclusion Designee
Title IX Process Advisor



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.

Pre-professional Employment

The center’s year-in-review for academic year 2021-2022 is available here for your review.