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    • Creating a Trans-Inclusive Campus 

      Obourn, Megan (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: This session will look primarily at the question of how The College at Brockport and other US universities are creating transgender inclusive campuses for students, staff, and faculty. We will define practical ...
    • Creating Inclusive Spaces for Gender Variance 

      Acosta, JC. (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: This workshop provides a brief overview of gender as a space of diversity and challenges participants to rethink the basic assumptions about gender variance. The pervasive understanding of gender in society is ...
    • Cultural Competence Requires Cultural Intelligence – CQ for Your Life and Career (Panel discussion) 

      Schuhle-Williams, Karen; Ahmed, Mara; Elsenheimer, Victoria; He, Lerong; O’Toole, Shauna Marie (2015-10-08)
      We hear volumes about the importance of being culturally competent in response to ever-increasing diversity in the workplace and our communities, but little on how to achieve such competence. Hear and contemplate the ...
    • Cultural Competence Requires Cultural Intelligence — CQ for Your Life and Career (Panel) 

      Schuhle-Williams, Karen; Mitra, Sandeep; Obourn, Megan; Podsiadly, Karen; Ponicsan, Ivonne (2016-10-06)
      We hear volumes about the importance of being culturally competent in response to ever-increasing diversity in the workplace and our communities, but little on how to achieve such competence. Hear and contemplate the ...
    • Cultural Diversity and Public Memory in Poland and Central Europe 

      Buck, Erica; Burgett, Amy; Cramer, Elizabeth; Fuller, Nicole; Kinney, Nicholas; Kowal, Donna (2012-09-20)
      Student and faculty participants in the "Experiencing the New Europe" 2012 summer study abroad program will share their research on the diversity of ethnic culture in the region that lies in between Germany and Russia, a ...
    • Cultural Humility and Teaching Towards Justice and Equity: Addressing Oppression in the Classroom Providing Inclusive Educational Spaces 

      Russell, Eizabeth; Viggiani, Pamela; Fromm Faria, Debra (2017-10-05)
      Cultural humility consists of four dimensions: self-reflection and self-critique, respectful partnerships, lifelong learning, and institutional accountability (Foronda, Baptiste, Reinhold, Ousman, 2016; Hook, Davis, Owen, ...
    • Debunked!: Title IX and Gender Equity 

      Logsdon, Karen; Posluszny, Nicole (2015-10-08)
      All educational institutions observe Title IX, but why? Throughout this interactive breakout session, Dr. Karen Logsdon and Title IX Intern Nicole Posluszny will reinforce the idea that Title IX supports all students and ...
    • Developmental Disabilities: Labels and Beyond 

      Desrochers, Marcie N.; Giralico-Pearlman, Ann (2014-10-02)
      The presenters will delve into the nuances of labels given to individuals with developmental disABILITIES such as intellectual disabilities and autism. In this workshop participants will be exposed to research, stories, ...
    • Disability and Ableism in Higher Education 

      Ashton, Jennifer; Obourn, Megan (2016-10-06)
      Disability portrayed as residing within the individual reproduces a medical model where a person's identity is presumed to be a problem needing remediation. A social model of disability recognizes that while impairment can ...
    • Disability as an Intersectional Social Identity 

      Obourn, Milo; Ashton, Jennifer (2017-10-05)
      Intersectionality, first introduced by Kimberle Crenshaw, has become a widely accepted framework for understating how exclusion and discrimination operate through multiple interlocking systems of oppression including but ...
    • Diversity Camp 

      Ferraina, Victoria (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: Diversity Camp is a program that strives to educate adolescents about tolerance and acceptance of all people, regardless of race, nationality, social class, sexual orientation, religion, or level of physical or ...
    • Dyslexia: A Beautiful Brain (Film Screening) 

      Orzel, Virginia (2017-10-05)
      The film, Dyslexia: A Beautiful Brain, is 52 minutes long. The purpose of the film to is to help the audience understand what a dyslexic goes through. It also will enlighten the dyslexic as to why they experience what they ...
    • Ebonics: Language vs. Slang 

      Barski, Ewelina (2017-10-05)
      Ebonics or African American English (AAE) has long been treated as a “street slang” spoken by African Americans and as a result, it has a stigma attached to it. Linguists prefer to use the latter term because there is ...
    • Embracing LGBTQ Audiences in Corporate Communication: A Media Literacy Discussion 

      Walden, Justin; Prutsman, Amy (2014-10-02)
      Inclusivity has been an increasingly important aspect of marketing and public relations in recent years, especially when it comes to the LGBTQ community. Including this group as a potential target for business communications ...
    • Emma Lazarus: Voice of Liberty 

      O'Sullivan, Pam; Prince, Wendy S. (2012-09-20)
      Emma Lazarus is best remembered for her poem, "The New Colossus." However, in a recent touring exhibit the visited Drake Memorial Library, her fascinating life and experiences as a Jewish immigrant highlight the late 19th ...
    • Empowering University Career Centers to be Culturally Sensitive 

      Alston, Jeffrey L. (2015-10-08)
      Studies show that in the next 30 to 40 years ethnic minorities will be the dominant culture in the United States. With this, ethnic minority student population at colleges and universities will increase. Research suggest ...
    • Exploring the Epidemic of Homelessness in Higher Education 

      Aponte, Carmen; Snyder, Tricia (2015-10-08)
      This session will discuss the topic of students experiencing homelessness. This topic has received limited attention despite these hard economic times that include rising tuition rates, requirements for higher degrees to ...
    • Fantastic Revolutions and Where to Find Them 

      Morse, Bailey (2017-10-05)
      Based on the Brockport Chapter of the American Association of University Women’s “Be the Revolution” series, hear a student’s perspective on what it takes to create an inclusive community, acknowledge biases to pursue ...
    • Fatherless: A Symptom to Poverty and Mass Incarceration 

      Brooks, Arthur; Sheffield, Aubrey (2015-10-08)
      This session will explore the socioeconomic issues that affect Rochester, NY, ranked the fifth poorest in the country. The Rochester City School District has the lowest black male graduation rate in the country, the highest ...
    • Food for Thought: An Exercise in Third Culture Building 

      Edwards, Ashley; Goforth, Karim; Reyes, Jenny (2017-10-05)
      Food is an emblem of culture. What, where, when, how, and why we eat are all intimately connected to our cultural community. From garbage plates in ROC to plate lunches in Hawai’i, from the meat and potato diet of agrarian ...