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SHP Diversity and Inclusion Corner 2.15.18



Black History Month Events

War, Peace and Black Progress

February 2018

For a list of events and details, please click HERE.

Black Faculty & Staff Organization (BFSO) Upcoming Events

 Black Panther

Saturday, February 17th 3:00 pm at Forum 8 Theater

The first thirty people to RSVP get a free ticket!

Sankofa Writing Retreat

Please complete the pre-registration, click HERE.

 Tribute to Women Award Nomination:  Nominations Currently Being Accepted

Nominees due February 19th

The Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Women invites you to nominate an individual to be honored at the 2018 Tribute to Women Banquet.  Any MU faculty, staff or student who has worked to create an environment of equity, fairness, and justice for women on campus, has demonstrated respect for the diversity of women’s experiences, and has helped to promote the advancement of women through education and advocacy are eligible. Preference will be given to those individuals who demonstrate a commitment to advancing women above and beyond the scope of their normal studies, research, and/or work duties.

For additional information and complete instructions, click HERE.

 Workplace Diversity Series, Spring 2018

Join IDE’s Office of Inclusive Engagement for Session One of the Workplace Diversity Series, hosted in collaboration with the College of Education. Working in a diverse environment brings both opportunities and challenges. By becoming more informed, gaining skills, and having conversations with others, we can improve and enhance our workplace relationships and our overall campus environment. We all have a right to work in a place where we feel welcome, included and appreciated. We also have a responsibility to do our part to create this type of environment for ourselves and others, but it’s not always easy. Attend these workshops to get information, ideas and support in a safe, informative and collegial environment.

For information on the different session and to register click HERE.

 Constructive Communication across Differences Series, Spring 2018

Join IDE’s Office of Inclusive Engagement for the spring 2018 Constructive Communication across Differences Series, in collaboration with the Department of Communication. This series is designed to enhance the capacity of faculty, staff and students to engage in conversations about challenging, emotionally-laden topics (i.e., race, discrimination, policy, politics, etc.). The skills learned in this series can be applied in the workplace, classroom, and interpersonal and community contexts. Participants are encouraged to bring real-life situations to the sessions to serve as practice and learning opportunities.

For information on the different session and to register click HERE.