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Diversity and Inclusion

For the 2018-2019 academic year, the University has designed a full schedule of educational programming providing opportunities to embrace, celebrate and learn about diversity in many contexts, such as gender, race, sexual identity, income level and more. These events are open to the entire University community and will be held in various locations on our campuses.


Shelley Nickel The President’s Diversity Advisement Council (PDAC) will meet to assist with identifying diversity needs, developing strategies, and implementing programs that advance and enhance diversity and inclusion throughout our University community. PDAC will be holding a workshop series to include, but not limited to, the following topics- Microaggressions, Disability Awareness, and intersectionality.


 

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Black Campus Forum presented by the Georgia Southern Counseling Center

Every Thursday | 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. | Russell Union 2084 | Statesboro Campus

Every Thursday on the Statesboro Campus from 5 – 6 pm beginning January 17 in Russell Union 2084.  Facilitated by Johanna Workman, Georgia Southern Counseling Center and Michael Baugh, Georgia Southern Academic Success.

Racial Battle Fatigue: Recognize. Heal. Be An Ally.

February 27 | 12:30 pm |Russell Union 2052 | Statesboro Campus

This workshop is designed to help attendees to name and recognize indicators and signs of racial battle fatigue, which may plague many persons from marginalized and minoritized groups. Persons who’ve experienced this phenomenon will learn how to navigate the path towards healing. Persons who are not a part of a marginalized or minoritized group will learn the importance of ally-ship and how to be an effective ally for peers, co-workers, classmates, etc.


Free To Be Me:  Increasing Awareness About the LGBT+ Community

March 25 | 12 noon | Russell Union 1042 ABC | Statesboro Campus

Members of the LGBT+ community have many visible and invisible struggles.  As we strive to be an inclusive campus, it is imperative that we be an informed campus about our entire community.  Workshop participants will hear from a panel that is representative of the wide range within the LGBT+ spectrum and will come away with  knowledge that will increase understanding and sensitivity to challenges and successes of the LGBT+ community.


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Racial Battle Fatigue: Recognize. Heal. Be An Ally.

March 6 | 12:00 noon | Liberty Campus

This workshop is designed to help attendees to name and recognize indicators and signs of racial battle fatigue, which may plague many persons from marginalized and minoritized groups. Persons who’ve experienced this phenomenon will learn how to navigate the path towards healing. Persons who are not a part of a marginalized or minoritized group will learn the importance of ally-ship and how to be an effective ally for peers, co-workers, classmates, etc.


Free To Be Me:  Increasing Awareness About the LGBT+ Community

March 14 | 12 noon | Liberty Campus

Members of the LGBT+ community have many visible and invisible struggles.  As we strive to be an inclusive campus, it is imperative that we be an informed campus about our entire community.  Workshop participants will hear from a panel that is representative of the wide range within the LGBT+ spectrum and will come away with  knowledge that will increase understanding and sensitivity to challenges and successes of the LGBT+ community.


 

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Racial Battle Fatigue: Recognize. Heal. Be An Ally.

February 22 | 1:00 p.m. | Solms 202 | Armstrong Campus

This workshop is designed to help attendees to name and recognize indicators and signs of racial battle fatigue, which may plague many persons from marginalized and minoritized groups. Persons who’ve experienced this phenomenon will learn how to navigate the path towards healing. Persons who are not a part of a marginalized or minoritized group will learn the importance of ally-ship and how to be an effective ally for peers, co-workers, classmates, etc.


Disability: Awareness and Socialization

March 20, 2019 | 11:30am | UH 158


Free To Be Me:  Increasing Awareness About the LGBT+ Community

March 26 | 12 noon |Student Union Ballroom A & B | Armstrong Campus

Members of the LGBT+ community have many visible and invisible struggles.  As we strive to be an inclusive campus, it is imperative that we be an informed campus about our entire community.  Workshop participants will hear from a panel that is representative of the wide range within the LGBT+ spectrum and will come away with  knowledge that will increase understanding and sensitivity to challenges and successes of the LGBT+ community.


What is Intersectionality?

April 17, 2019 | 11:30am | Ballroom C

Check out our calendars below for upcoming events!

Latino Heritage Celebration Month (LHC) begins in September and ends in October. All events for this heritage month on all campuses are free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you there! If you have questions regarding Multicultural Affairs’ events please contact the Coordinators for the office:

Coordinator for Statesboro Campus
Maurice Nelson, mnelson@georgiasouthern.edu

Coordinator for Armstrong & Liberty Campuses
Stephanie Molina, smolina@georgiasouthern.edu

 

Last updated: 1/17/2019