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Contributed by Sarah Schupp on 08/29/2013
Have you ever heard this phrase or found it offensive? How do you engage in a diverse community? What does diversity even mean?
Find out these answers when you attend Dr. Maura Cullen’s presentation "Taking the Adversity out of Diversity." Her award-winning session will inspire, educate and motivate you on how to embrace diversity and take meaningful action toward an inclusive community.
The workshop is offered twice to accommodate student schedules and facilitate 100% participation by first-year and transfer students. Students should attend either the 7:00 p.m. or 9:00 p.m. presentation with their residence hall floor, as indicated below. If a resident is unable to come during their assigned session they are welcome to attend the other session time.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
7:00pm Showing: Emerson, Hillard, Holmes, Hood, Rowland, Tallcott, Boothroyd, and West Tower
9:00pm Showing: Bogart, Clarke, Eastman, Landon, Lyon, East Tower, and Terraces 1-13
Ithaca Seminar Courses may also meet as a class at the Diversity Speaker Program - Please check with your Professor about which showing to attend.
RAs or FYRE Peer Mentors who bring their students to the program can enter a raffle to win a $50 giftcard to the Campus Store!
For more information about First-Year Experience visit our website at: http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/experience/diversityspeaker
For more information about Maura and her book "35 Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say" visit her website MauraCullen.com
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact First-Year Experience in the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.