Understanding and Addressing Racial Microaggressions (PPT available to download) Friday, October 30th from 11:30am-1:30pm Asian American Cultural Center Lounge 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana How do the everyday, sometimes unconscious, insults and bias seep into our relationships with our advisees and co-workers? How can we raise our awareness and skills to address these “microaggressions” … [Read more…]
Topic: Campus Cultural Centers Learn about the various Cultural Houses on campus We’ll discuss the recent Microaggression Report (Read the Report) How can you create a safe, welcoming space for students Asian American Cultural Center When: Tuesday, October 20 Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has a new report on First-Generation Students. Our report also looks at efforts underway on some campuses to help such students. Says a spokeswoman for Hamilton College, which has several such initiatives: ‘It’s not just about access. It’s about equalizing the experience once students get to campus.’ Source: Diversity in … [Read more…]
Come learn about one of the newest programs on campus. The Latina/o Resilience Network provides support for Latina/o students on campus, increases mental health wellness and awareness, and works as a space for students to share their campus climate experiences to build resilience. This peer network focuses on mental wellbeing and mental health awareness to … [Read more…]
Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations Presentation on the Culture Houses around Campus. Special thanks to Rory G. James for organizing a great event and panel.