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Diversity Awareness Institute

Tuesday, July 13th
12 p.m. - 2 p.m. EST
Format: Virtual

Summary: This virtual institute will developing an extensive diversity strategic plan for faculty, staff, students and administrators.


11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Virtual Check-In*
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. - 
Creating Your Own Diversity Strategic Plan
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Address Implicit Bias at Your Institution

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Seeing How Stereotypes Can Cause Impact 
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Establishing a Support System for Persons of Color on Campus

Registration: $225 per person

*Note: Access will be validated upon check-in. Multiple users under the same registration information will not be permitted. We request zoom cameras remain on during the duration, as to confirm individual viewing. 


Campus Inclusion Assessments

The Inclusion Assessment Meetings are aimed at producing effective dialogue on diversity, inclusion and equity on campus between students, faculty/staff and administrators.

Our Climate Assessment/Enrichment is divided into
three areas:

I. Inclusion Assessment Meetings
II. Survey and Evaluation

III. Post-Evaluation and Analysis

Day One Meeting: Faculty, Staff and Administrators

In these sessions, we discuss the campus climate as it related to dialogue between academic departments and the connection with students of color. We focus on areas of communication in the classroom, working with student organizations and developing strategies in cross-cultural relationships.

Day Two: Students (Undergraduate and Graduate)

In theses sessions, we discuss the relationships between students of color and faculty/staff inside and outside the classroom We also focus on developing comprehensive communication on the topics of academic advising, diversity recognition, avenues of conflict-resolution and campus engagement.

Post-Meeting Evaluation

After the meetings, we will produce an extensive proposal detailing the avenues of discussion with the various groups. We develop a detailed assessment on the strengths of the campus environment and how it can improve in areas which could inhibit institutional effectiveness. The evaluation will provide immediate and long-term "strike points" which could provide a landscape for open communication between campus entities.