Inaugural VCU Health Sciences Admission Symposium
May 23, 2016
Exploring the Power of Coming Together: the 2016 Greater Richmond Society of Human Resource Management and VCU Diversity and Inclusion Symposium
July 13, 2016
Exploring the Power of Coming Together, the second annual Greater Richmond Society of Human Resource Management and VCU Diversity and Inclusion Symposium, 2016, will be held July 13th-14th at the Siegel Center, Virginia Commonwealth University. The symposium features speakers: Tony Byers, director of Global Diversity and Inclusion at Starbucks; Lenore Pearlstein, owner and publisher of Insight into Diversity magazine; and Dr. Steve Robbins, innovator of the concept of unintentional intolerance. For more information visit the Greater Richmond SHRM symposium website at: www.richmondshrm.org.
Luncheon for Women and Underrepresented Minority Department Chairs
April 29, 2016
The VCU Office of Faculty Affairs will host a luncheon and panel discussion on Friday, April 29 from12 noon-2:00pm, for women and underrepresented minority department chairs to engage in meaningful discussion around issues of special concern to women and/or minority departmental leaders.
Location is Commonwealth Ballroom A at the University Student Commons, Monroe Park campus. Please RSVP by 4/26, 5:00pm, to Jenn Arce: email@example.com. For additional information contact Jenn at: (804) 828-6162. Luncheon for Women and Underrepresented Minority Department Chairs.
Journey to Cultural Competence
January 5, 2016
The Division for Inclusive Excellence, Diversity Education and Retention Initiatives presents workshops and sessions throughout 2016 designed to increase our cultural awareness, challenge biases, and enhance understanding. Sessions include:
Microaggressions in the Workplace and Classroom: Exploring the Impact of Everyday Slights and Insults: Session participants will increase their awareness of, and knowledge about, microaggressions and their impact. Participants will also explore ways to address microaggressions in their everyday lives.
Unconscious Bias: Session participants will explore the impact of, and negative effects of, biases in the workplace. Participants will utilize the Implicit Association Test to probe their unconscious bias and develop awareness of implicit preferences and stereotypes
Inclusive Excellence: Making It Real: Participants in this session will gain a better understanding of the concept of Inclusive Excellence, and review the value and benefits of a diverse working and learning environment. Participants will also be made aware of resources and opportunities at VCU to increase awareness, knowledge and skills about self and others.
To register for any of the above noted sessions go to: https://training.vcu.edu/ and search by sponsor: Diversity Education and Retention.
Living LaVida Latina: Latino Meet and Greet
April 20, 2016
The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the Division for Inclusive Excellence presents a Latino meet and greet: Living LaVida Latina, April 20, 2016 from 12-1:00 PM at the University Student Commons , OMSA Office, Room 215. For information contact OMSA: (804) 828-6672 and firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Division for Inclusive Excellence: (804) 828-8947 and email@example.com.