Diversity Peer Educators

Mission

Our mission, as Diversity Peer Educators, is to increase awareness, knowledge and skills necessary to create change and engage in helpful conversations about diversity, inclusion and fairness.

Goals

  • Create a dialogue about diversity, inclusion and fairness.
  • Facilitate education, programs and outreach initiatives related to social justice and identity.
  • Increase students’ awareness and cultural competence.
  • Provide opportunities to develop effective cross-cultural communication skills.

DPE Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate Multicultural Competence.
  • Demonstrate effective facilitation skills during presentations and workshops offered throughout the academic year
  • Demonstrate openness to other cultural and values expressed during workshops
  • Articulate their individual impact on social justice education and their role in supporting diversity awareness and inclusion at Georgia Southern University.

Diversity Peer Educator Requirements:

  • Be an undergraduate or graduate, degree-seeking students who has completed at least one semester at Georgia Southern University before application.
  • Demonstrate an interest, passion, commitment and willingness to learn about diversity, inclusion and fairness.
  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Be able to work efficiently with a diverse group of team members.
  • Be able to attend weekly training sessions.
  • Be able to attend bi-weekly meetings & training sessions.
  • Assist with new Peer Educator training.
  • Possess and maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least a 2.5 at the time of application and throughout the program.

Diversity Peer Educator Responsibilities:

  • Regularly reflect and educate themselves about diversity, inclusion, and fairness.
  • Plan, promote and facilitate programs and initiatives for the Multicultural Student Center and the Diversity Peer Educator program.
  • Assist with new Peer Educator training.

We are not currently accepting applications.

Talk Tuesdays

Think D.I.F. Workshops – Conversations about social justice, social media, and currently events.  Do you have something to say?  Let’s talk about it!  Every 2nd Tuesday of the month in RU 2080 from Noon – 1:30 p.m.  Lunch will be provided – first come, first served.

Dates:  September 12, October 10, November 14

D.I.F. Conference
Annual  diversity conference that encourages attendees to Think Diversity, Be Inclusive, and Create Fairness.  Check back for information regarding DIF 2018.

Last updated: 8/11/2017

Multicultural Student Center • PO Box 8068 • (912) 478-5409• msc@georgiasouthern.edu