February 20th, 2017
First Generation Campaign Launch at the Future Panther Admitted Student Day.
November 15, 2016
Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions: This session will define and provide examples of microaggressions. Through interactive dialogue, the session will then assist participants in understanding how microaggressions perpetuate racism, sexism and misogyny, homophobia and transphobia, as well as classism.
November 10, 2016
November 2, 2016
Global Ties, Local Lives: The role of immigration in U.S. politics has been at the forefront of the current election campaign. We hear a lot about abstract “foreign threats” to the American society, yet very little about the daily lives of the actual international community living in the U.S. We have gathered six international students and faculty to present an informational session addressing current and enduring questions.
Dr. Janice Collins: A New Model for Inclusive Excellence: Active Centralized Empowerment (A.C.E.)
IGCD Community Coffee Hour
Film Screening: Lives Worth Living
Safe Zone Training: LGBTQ terminology, the coming out process, heterosexual privilege, facts and myths about the LGBTQ community, the Riddle Homophobia Scale, and ways to engage in quiet activism.
Sylvia Hurtado, Distinguished Professor at UCLA presented a talk entitled: "Diversity in Teaching and Learning: Climate, Practicesd and Outcomes"
Communication Studies Faculty Rich Jones and Linda Scholtz present terminology workshop: "Speaking the Language of Diversity and inclusion"
MEI members created and passed a Mission Statement and By-Laws
Visiting Scholar Rachel Griffin Speaks About Inclusive Excellence
MEI Conducts Pilot Focus Group Interview
MEI Faculty Forum
MEI Members Attend AAC&U Conference on Diversity
MEI Presentation at EIUnity, “Making Excellence Inclusive: Addressing Equity for Academic Achievement”
MEI Receives IRB Approval for Research Project Using Student Focus Groups
MEI Group Creates Video Featuring Faculty, Staff, and Student Thoughts on Inclusive Excellence: http://youtu.be/pMEilLEbG6s
January – April 2013
MEI Group Meets Bi-Weekly to Discuss Readings and Resources and Analyze Existing Campus Data
MEI Group Meets for the First Time
Dean Bonnie Irwin Discusses MEI at CAH Faculty Meeting
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