• ABCs of Diversity (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Human diversity impacts each of us on a daily basis. Gaining an understanding of differences and similarities is essential for effective functioning in today’s work environment. This workshop focuses on how stereotypes and biases can get in the way when creating a diverse and inclusive space for all employees. Course number: DIV008 Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and ...

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  • Lunch with TED Series - The Power of Introverts

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Course number: DIV300 In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated. ***Please feel free to bring your own ...

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  • The Power of "Hidden" Biases

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV232 Facilitator: Barbara Thompson A fundamental quality of the human mind is to group objects into categories based on a wide range of discernible characteristics. This ability helped early people to distinguish friend from foe and was instrumental in our ancestors’ survival. As adaptive as this response may sometimes be, it also is the foundation of the biases, ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 1 (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive a completion certificate. Location of all modules: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Module 1 (DIV285): Friday, September 15 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 2 (DIV286): Friday, September 22 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 3 (DIV287): Friday, September 29 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 4 (DIV288): Friday, October 6 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Module 1 (DIV285): ...

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  • Inclusive Communication (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV053 Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt This workshop identifies some common mistakes made when communicating about age, class, disabilities, ethnicity, gender, language, looks, race, religion, and sexual orientation. It also highlights words, phrases, and behaviors that can enhance the process of communicating about and across various dimensions of difference. Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. > ...

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  • Safe Zone: Advocates (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Course number: DIV241 The Safe Zone Advocates training is the second in the series and was created to further individual knowledge and understanding of LGBTQ+ issues. The training is geared toward helping attendees explore, identify, and expose cultural biases and acquire skills necessary for advocating for marginalized populations. Participants who complete both trainings (LGBTQ+ 101 and Safe ...

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  • Digital Media Accessibility (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV296 Facilitator: Brad Held This interactive workshop explains the basics of accessibility. This discussion begins with addressing the reason behind creating accessible materials (not just the boring legal issues). The workshop will examine the key components of different material formats. Participant will learn about the needs of those who benefit from accessible materials. A demonstration will be given ...

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  • Video Captioning Accessibility (Recurring Event)

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    Course number: DIV295 Facilitator: Brad Held This hands-on workshop will teach individuals how to add captions to their video content. The workshop will examine the following areas: Best practice for displaying captions (Accuracy, Placement, Fonts, Length, Auto Captioning). Most popular used programs in digital content creation (Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut and Camtasia). How to add captions ...

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  • Practice of Respect and Community Building (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Course number: DIV337 Inclusive environments cannot emerge without a foundation of strong relationship building. Utilizing the Principles for How We Treat Each Other as a tool, participants will learn strategies for creating communities of peace, justice, and respect. Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. > Employee Self Service > Learning & Development > ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 2 (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive a completion certificate. Location of all modules: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Module 1 (DIV285): Friday, September 15 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 2 (DIV286): Friday, September 22 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 3 (DIV287): Friday, September 29 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 4 (DIV288): Friday, October 6 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Module 1 (DIV285): ...

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  • Inclusive Communication (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV053 Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt This workshop identifies some common mistakes made when communicating about age, class, disabilities, ethnicity, gender, language, looks, race, religion, and sexual orientation. It also highlights words, phrases, and behaviors that can enhance the process of communicating about and across various dimensions of difference. Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. > ...

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  • Lunch with TED Series - The Enchanting Music of Sign Language

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV301 Facilitator: Victoria Weston With a quick overview of the basics of sign language as a frame of reference for non-signers, followed by "The Enchanting Music of Sign Language" and discussion as an introspective look at our hearing world. "Artist and TED Fellow Christine Sun Kim was born deaf, and she was taught to believe that sound wasn't ...

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  • Understanding Power and Privilege (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV016 Facilitator: Rachel Luce-HittPrerequisite: ABCs of Diversity This session looks at the concepts of power and privilege in detail and describes actions that can be adopted to mitigate the effects of social injustice. Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. > Employee Self Service > Learning & Development > Request Training Enrollment Students and OPS: ...

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  • Exploring How Perceptions (and Misconceptions) of Persons with Disabilities May Affect Attitudes and Behaviors

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV263 Facilitators: Sabrina Marks, Marisa Lucca, and Trisha Brockway The culture in the United States places significant emphasis on self-reliance and individual autonomy. This often means that persons with disabilities are expected to find ways to improve their situations and develop social relationships in a climate in which the attitudes, and ultimately the behaviors, of others present additional ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 3 (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive a completion certificate. Location of all modules: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Module 1 (DIV285): Friday, September 15 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 2 (DIV286): Friday, September 22 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 3 (DIV287): Friday, September 29 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 4 (DIV288): Friday, October 6 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Module 1 (DIV285): ...

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  • The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four programs to receive completion certificate. Course number: DIV201 (Parts 1 & 2), DIV202 (Parts 3 & 4) Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Based on the four-part DVD series, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, this workshop offers a comprehensive look at race relations in the United States between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This ...

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  • Understanding Power and Privilege (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV016 Facilitator: Rachel Luce-HittPrerequisite: ABCs of Diversity This session looks at the concepts of power and privilege in detail and describes actions that can be adopted to mitigate the effects of social injustice. Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. > Employee Self Service > Learning & Development > Request Training Enrollment Students and OPS: ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 4 (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive a completion certificate. Location of all modules: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Module 1 (DIV285): Friday, September 15 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 2 (DIV286): Friday, September 22 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 3 (DIV287): Friday, September 29 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 4 (DIV288): Friday, October 6 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Module 1 (DIV285): ...

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  • Disability Rights, Barriers, and You (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    Course number: DIV289 Facilitators: Student Accessibility Services In this interactive workshop facilitated by the Student Accessibility Services’ team, participants will learn more about the history of disability rights, the difference between disability and environmental barriers, and our role in creating access for disabled people. Inclusive language for disability will also be discussed. Participants will come away with practical ways to ...

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  • The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four programs to receive completion certificate. Course number: DIV201 (Parts 1 & 2), DIV202 (Parts 3 & 4) Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Based on the four-part DVD series, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, this workshop offers a comprehensive look at race relations in the United States between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This ...

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  • Secular and Religious Minority Awareness (SRMA) (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV224 Facilitator: Tee RogersWe interact every day with individuals of different worldviews. Why is that important, and how does it impact our personal and professional relationships? Be part of this fun, interactive discussion about creating respectful spaces for people of all faith and non-faith perspectives. We will explore topics such as considering the faith diversity around us and ...

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  • ABCs of Diversity (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Human diversity impacts each of us on a daily basis. Gaining an understanding of differences and similarities is essential for effective functioning in today’s work environment. This workshop focuses on how stereotypes and biases can get in the way when creating a diverse and inclusive space for all employees. Course number: DIV008 Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and ...

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  • Secular and Religious Minority Awareness (SRMA) (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV224 Facilitator: Tee RogersWe interact every day with individuals of different worldviews. Why is that important, and how does it impact our personal and professional relationships? Be part of this fun, interactive discussion about creating respectful spaces for people of all faith and non-faith perspectives. We will explore topics such as considering the faith diversity around us and ...

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  • Secular and Religious Minority Awareness (SRMA) (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV224 Facilitator: Tee RogersWe interact every day with individuals of different worldviews. Why is that important, and how does it impact our personal and professional relationships? Be part of this fun, interactive discussion about creating respectful spaces for people of all faith and non-faith perspectives. We will explore topics such as considering the faith diversity around us and ...

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  • We Shall Remain Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying Center, room 140 Parts 1 & 2 (DIV292): Monday, November 6 from 1-5pm Parts 3 & 4 (DIV293): Monday, November 13 from 1-5pm Part 5 (DIV294): Monday, November 27 from 2:30-4:30pm We Shall Remain: America Through Native Eyes is a PBS series of five heartbreaking, inspiring stories highlighting Native ingenuity and resilience over the ...

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