Upcoming Diversity Training

January 11th, 2019 – Faculty Search Committee Training (required for faculty members serving on a search committee)

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Provided by Dr. Dereck Rovaris, Chief Diversity Officer, and Lindsey Saunders, HR Partner

Workshop designed to help faculty search committees improve their functionality and to increase their diversity yield.

Effective strategies and considerations for increasing faculty diversity are shared. This training is open to all faculty and staff.

 

January 17th, 2019 – Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Student NCBI

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lunch provided

The workshop consists of a series of incremental activities that helps participants:

  • Celebrate their similarities and differences
  • Recognize the misinformation they have learned about various groups, including their own
  • Learn about and reevaluate personal attitudes and behaviors that are based on the impact of prejudice and discrimination
  • Claim pride in their group identities
  • Understand the personal impact of discrimination through the telling of stories
  • Learn hands-on tools for dealing effectively with offensive remarks and behaviors

 

February 28th, 2019 – Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Student NCBI

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lunch provided

The Workshop consists of a series of incremental activities that helps participants:

Celebrate their similarities and differences
Recognize the misinformation they have learned about various groups, including their own
Learn about and reevaluate personal attitudes and behaviors that are based on the impact of prejudice and discrimination
Claim pride in their group identities
Understand the personal impact of discrimination through the telling of stories
Learn hands-on tools for dealing effectively with offensive remarks and behaviors

 

March 8th-10th, 2019 - AAVMC 2019 Annual Conference and Iversity Bell Symposium

 

Fall 2018 Diversity Events and Trainings

August 17th, 2018 - First Year NCBI

August 20th, 2018 - First Year NCBI

August 27th, 2018 - First Year NCBI

October 11th, 2018 - Faculty Search Committee

October 26th, 2018 - Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Student NCBI

October 26th, 2018 - Sponsor for LSU Multicultural Student Leadership Conference

October 31st, 2018 - Dean's Grand Rounds. Topic: Working with People with Disabilities: Assumptions and Biases and How They Can Impact Our Patients and Clients

November 2nd, 2018 - Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Student Safe Space Training

November 9th, 2018 - Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Student NCBI

November 30th, 2018 - Cultural Potluck