Student Enhancement Training Courses

Upcoming Events

  • InterWorldview Respect and Inclusion

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV224 This course was formerly known as SRMA. Thursday, May 31 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Tee Rogers Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 As faith and non-faith diversity increases, incidents of related discrimination, bullying, marginalization, and other challenges continue to rise. Through interactive discussions and games we explore faith and non-faith diversity and the experiences of those facing challenges ...

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  • Atheism and Humanism

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV353 Friday, June 1 from 3:00pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Tee Rogers Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 This is an InterWorldview advanced workshop focusing specifically on Atheism. We define Atheism, Humanism, and other non-faith identities and explore the values and inner-life of non-religious individuals. We learn about the specific challenges the non-faith demographic faces and consider ways to build bridges ...

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  • Safe Zone Series: LGBTQ+ 101 (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV033 Tuesday, June 5 from 10:00am-12:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Wednesday, July 11 from 10:00am-12:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Learn about issues affecting LGBTQ+ people, homophobia, and heterosexism, and the benefits and responsibilities of being an Ally. The Allies Advance program is now called ‘Safe Zone,’ and has ...

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  • ABCs of Diversity

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV008 Thursday, June 7, 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 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 ...

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  • The Power of "Hidden" Biases

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV232 Wednesday, June 13 from 1:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 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 ...

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  • Safe Zone Series: Coming Out

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV242 Wednesday, June 20 from 10:00am-12:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 The Coming Out workshop explores the process and challenges of coming out as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender. Participants will learn more about theories and concerns about the coming out process for LGBTQ+ individuals. The workshop will allow those who attend to explore ...

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  • The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow: Programs 1 & 2

    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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  • Safe Zone Series: Advocates (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV241 Tuesday, June 26 from 10:00am-12:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Wednesday, July 25 from 10:00am-12:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 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 ...

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  • Inclusive Communication

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV053 Tuesday, June 26 from 1:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 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.

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  • Understanding Power and Privilege

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV016 Prerequisite: Either ABCs of Diversity completed or Diversity Certificate Series (Modules 1-4) Thursday, June 28 from 1:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 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.

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  • The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow: Program 3 & 4

    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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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 1

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate. Module 1 Tuesday, July 3 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 2 Tuesday, July 10 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 3 Tuesday, July 17 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 4 Tuesday, ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 2

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate. Module 1 Tuesday, July 3 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 2 Tuesday, July 10 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 3 Tuesday, July 17 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 4 Tuesday, ...

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  • Safe Zone Series: LGBTQ+ 101 (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV033 Tuesday, June 5 from 10:00am-12:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Wednesday, July 11 from 10:00am-12:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Learn about issues affecting LGBTQ+ people, homophobia, and heterosexism, and the benefits and responsibilities of being an Ally. The Allies Advance program is now called ‘Safe Zone,’ and has ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 3

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate. Module 1 Tuesday, July 3 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 2 Tuesday, July 10 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 3 Tuesday, July 17 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 4 Tuesday, ...

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  • Safe Zone Series: Gold

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV243 Thursday, July 19 from 1:00pm-3:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center Room 140 The GOLD Knights workshop aims to provide education on topics concerning language specific to gender and sexual/romantic orientation within the LGBTQ+ community. Participants will learn more about contemporary ideas of gender, sexual orientation, biological sex, romantic orientation, and gender presentation. Training Objectives: Increase ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 4

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate. Module 1 Tuesday, July 3 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 2 Tuesday, July 10 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 3 Tuesday, July 17 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 4 Tuesday, ...

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  • Safe Zone Series: Advocates (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV241 Tuesday, June 26 from 10:00am-12:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Wednesday, July 25 from 10:00am-12:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 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 ...

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  • Peace Film Series: Denial

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV155 Thursday, July 26 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Oscar winner Rachel Weisz stars in this powerful true story based on the acclaimed book, Denial: Holocaust History on Trial. When Deborah Lipstadt (Weisz) speaks out against Holocaust denier David Irving (Timothy Spall) over his falsification of history, she discovers that the stakes ...

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