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Equity and Compliance

Equity and Compliance

Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program

 
 

Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program

for FGCU Students and Employees

 

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The Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance launched the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program in an effort to make Florida Gulf Coast University a more Diverse and Inclusive place. 

This Certificate is a great way to show your commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, an important component of the new performance evaluation for University Staff. It can also be a valuable addition to Faculty portfolios, resumes and College Portfolios for Students. 

 

Certificate Requirements

In order to receive the certificate, you will have to attend 6 presentations, trainings or events (2 core sessions + 4 other sessions from the calendar) throughout the academic year. Events with multiple offers during the year, such as "Meet Someone New!"or "Dialogue on Race", may count only once towards the certificate. The calendar of events below will be updated throughout the year as new sessions and events become available. 

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion is a life-long learning endeavor. There are many areas and approaches that cannot be covered during only one year. Thus, you are expected to keep your certificate current by attending at least 3 events every year. This will give participants the opportunity to develop a more rounded and complete understanding of the richness of our diverse society.  

In order to record your attendance, we do need you to bring your Eagle ID to the events. If you didn't register, but you would like to attend an event, you can always register at the event as long as you bring your Eagle ID.  

 

Core Sessions for Faculty and Staff (You need to attend at least 2 of these)

What is Diversity? What is Inclusion?

Online Training (sent via email by OIEC)

Fostering Inclusivity in your Department

Core Sessions for Students (You need to attend at least 2 of these)

What is Diversity? What is Inclusion?

Online Training (sent via email by OIEC)

Everyday Microagressions and the Concept of Privilege

 

Event Registration

To register for events you would like to attend, please go to  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094aa8a929a6f58-diversity 

If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact our office via phone (745-4366) or email (oiec@fgcu.edu.)

 

Calendar of Events

 

January:

29        Fostering Inclusivity in your Department by Dr. Jan-Martijn Meij

            1:00 to 2:00 pm at CC213

31        The Other Side of the Wall: Mexican Society and Politics in the Trump Era by Dr. Richard W. Coughlin

            12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at RH153

 

February:

5          Speaker Event: Black Victims of Nazi Policy. From Africa to Berlin to North Carolina by Dr. Edwin Black

            5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at CC Ballroom

6          Meet Someone New

            12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at CC214

7          Speaker Event: Eugenics and the Ethics of Scientific Racism by Dr. Edwin Black

            11:30 am to 1:30 pm at CC Ballroom

8          Disability Awareness and Sensitivity Training

            12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at CC213

9          Documentary Screening: Awake, a Dream from Standing Rock

            11:30 am to 1:30 pm at EH112

9          International Reception

            5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at CC Ballroom

12        Film Screening: True Smile (La Sonrisa Verdadera), a film by Juan Rayos

            6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Sugden Welcome Center

15        Stories from the Front Line in the Battle for Environmental Justice by Winona LaDuke

            1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at CC Ballroom

21        What is Diversity? What is Inclusion?

            5:00 to 6:00 pm at CC213

21        Film Screening: Fatima, a film by Philippe Faucon

            6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Sugden Welcome Center

27        Panel Discussion: Perspectives on Immigration

            5:30 to 7:00 pm at CC214

28        Reception & Film Screening: Liberation – South Africa Post-Apartheid

            6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at EH112

 

March:

6          First Amendment (Free Speach on Campus) by Attorney Lisa Jones

            3:30 to 4:30 pm at CC213

14        Where Do We Stand: An Update on How Laws Protect or Affect the LGBTQ Community by Ms. Jessica Homer

            11:30 to 12:30 pm at CC213

19        Everyday Microaggressions and the Concept of Privilege by Dr. Sachiko Tankei-Aminian

            4:30 to 6:00 pm at CC214

20        French Culture Presentation by Dr. Delphine Gras and Ms. Tatiana Schuss

            12:30 to 2:00 pm at CC Ballroom

23        Fostering Inclusivity in your Department by Dr. Jan-Martijn Meij

            3:30 to 4:30 pm at CC213

26        Why the Jews? The reason for Antisemitism by Dr. Paul Bartrop

            11:30 to 1:00 pm at CC214

 

April:

5          Meet Someone New

            12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at CC214

5          Bystander Intervention Workshop by Ms. Jessica Homer

            3:00 pm to 4:30 pm at CC214

10        Combating Islamophobia at FGCU by Ms. Diane Odeh

            12:00 to 1:00 pm at CC162

12        Unchecking the Box: Towards an Understanding of the Concepts of Race & Ethnicity

            12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at CC213

20        Dialogue on Race

            5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at EH112

25        Graduation Ceremony

            5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at EH112

 

Track your Progress

Check the events you have attended here: