Diversity Newsletter November 2010
Posted: November 17, 2010
The College Diversity Coordinating Council, and minutes from the September 15th, and two previous meetings, are available online.
To view A Framework to Foster Diversity at Penn State: 2010-15, and the final review of implementation of these plans for 2004-09 are available on the website of the Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity.
Forum on Black Affairs (FOBA) announcements
Ticket information/contact persons concerning the 36th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Banquet sponsored by the Forum on Black Affairs on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at the Penn State Conference Center, and nomination information for the 2011 Humanitarian Service Award is available at http://live.psu.edu/story/49876. Deadline date for submitting nominations is December 10, 2010.
HRDC diversity education programs available for administrators, faculty and staff for the month of December include:
Beyond Sexual Harassment: Identifying and Preventing Other Types of Harassment in the Workplace, December 1st, 9:00 a.m-11:30 a.m., 334 James Elliott Building
Navigating Crossroads: Religion and Culture in the Workplace, December 6th, 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m., 334 James Elliott Building
How to Assist an Employee Who Might Need an Accommodation, December 10th, 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 431 James Elliott Building
Racial Identity: Surprise, We All Have One, December 14th, 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 334 James Elliott Building
Commission for Women-a full CFW meeting is being held on December 7th from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. at 404 Old Main. Members and interested parties are invited to attend.
The Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity (CLGBTE) meetings are open to the University community. The next open meeting is December 14th, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. in 217 Grange Building.
The Center for Diverse Families and Communities has scheduled a Friday Tea program on December 3rd, 12 noon to 1:00 p.m., in the Assembly Room-NLI. Michelle Miller-Day, Associate Professor in Communication Arts and Sciences, will present the program titled: “Tell Me About It: The Use Of Narrative In Drug Prevention With Diverse Populations.” Interpersonal and family communication variables related to problem behavior such as substance abuse and suicide serves as a basis for research conducted by Dr. Miller-Day.
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (JBHE) - for the latest news, featured articles, and other information, go to the JBHE website.
Insight Into Diversity—Connecting Diverse Professionals to Diverse Careers.
MANRRS Volume 4 Issue 7 (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences) current magazine is available at (pdf file). Penn State connections in the magazine includes an article on Ms. Randi Congleton, Director of Multicultural Programs, and senior Agricultural Sciences major student Shakara Tyler.