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Engaging Communities Book Raffle!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 01/29/19 

The Office of Human Resources will be raffling 10 of Howard Ross' books on Friday, February 1st to registered participants. You must be registered for the event by 12pm on Friday, February 1st to be entered into the book raffle.

Registration for the Engaging Communities Presentation and the Dialog Session is open to all faculty, staff and students!

"There are no walls that separate the society we live in from the businesses and organizations we work in. If we expect to achieve all the benefits of diversity and inclusion in our workplace (greater creativity, productivity, and profit), then we will need to create a society to live in that values that diversity and inclusion as well.” (Excerpt from Reinventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose, and Performance)

Howard Ross is a lifelong social justice advocate and considered one of the world’s most influential thought leaders on identifying and addressing unconscious bias. Howard has specialized in the synthesis of neuro-cognitive and social science research and direct application regarding Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Accessibility work. He is the author of

  • ReInventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose and Performance
  • Everyday Bias:  Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives
  • Our Search for Belonging:  How Our Need to Connect is Tearing Us Apart

The books, Everyday Bias and Our Search for Belonging, are currently available for purchase at the Campus Store and will be available for purchase at the event as well. 

Schedule of Events

8:30am – Hot Breakfast Buffet Opens in Emerson Suites
9:00am – Engaging Communities Presentation in Emerson Suites
10:15am – Book Sale and Signing in North Foyer
11:30am – Dialog Session with Howard Ross in Klingenstien Lounge  

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Katie Sack at or (607) 274-1208. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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Engaging Communities Book Raffle! Comment from kmulligan on 01/30/19
It's a shame that those of us that cannot attend because of class schedule are not eligible for the raffle. I am sorry to miss the talk, and would like to read his book.