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Diversity, Inclusivity, and Civility: Developing Students’ Cultural Competence

December 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Format: Teleconference Webinar

Registration Due: August 6, 2021

Registration Fee: $220.00

Time: 1-2:30 pm

Date: 13 August 2021


This webinar will increase participant’s awareness of difference and consider how issues of diversity can impede the development of inclusive communities. It will examine issues of implicit cultural assumptions, stereotyping, and biases and consider how attitudes toward race and gender operate at a conscious and unconscious level. The session will support participants to expand their cultural competence and ability to make distinctions and encourage them to use their natural empathy in relations with others in order to strengthen their campus communities.


  • Appreciate the relationship between diversity, inclusivity, and civility
  • Develop personal action plans, wherein they will identify a specific action they can take to contribute to more inclusive campuses where they work
  • Differentiate Diversity/Inclusivity initiatives from Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
  • Examine culture, subculture, and their impact on our lives and work
  • Identify Cultural Competence as the goal for diversity/inclusivity training
  • Learn how to identify and respond to incivility and bullying
  • Programs and proactive vs. reactive professional development
  • Recognize seven kinds of diversity and seven isms, or forms of exclusion
  • Understand how issues of diversity (e.g., age, sexual orientation, race) influence the work and learning experiences of students, faculty, and staff
  • Understand how issues of diversity in diversity pose a challenge for diversity/inclusivity training
  • Understand civility and the emerging issue of bullying in the workplace
  • Understand diversity/inclusivity and discuss why campuses should provide professional development in this area

Who should attend?

 Academic and Student Affairs Deans and Staff

All faculty and Academic Advisors

Deans of Instruction/Directors of Enrollment Services

Directors of Diversity/Directors of Teaching and Learning Centers

Human Resources Personnel/Professional Development Coordinators

K-12 Administrators and Educators

Orientation Staff/Student Success Staff

Two and four-year, public and private institutions


December 16, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Teleconference Webinar
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