New Workshops Schedule for Equity and Diversity Certificate Program

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The Office for Equity and Diversity offers educational opportunities for individuals, departments, colleges, and units. Workshops focus on a wide range of equity and diversity issues in higher education. They can also be customized for individual unit needs and concerns.

For more information or to request a disability-related accommodation for any workshop (please allow two weeks advance notice), contact Felecia Franklin at frank055@umn.edu or 612-624-9547.

CERTIFICATE WORKSHOPS

The Equity and Diversity Certificate helps participants develop tools necessary for advancing equity and diversity in all aspects of their personal and professional lives. It's free of charge and open to students, faculty and staff on all campuses of the University of Minnesota. Workshops 1 - 6 below count toward the Equity and Diversity Certificate and will be offered every semester. Contact Anne Phibbs (phib0001@umn.edu or 612-625-9973) with questions about the Certificate.
 

Click here to add the OED Certificate Workshops calendar to your Google Calendar.  (NOTE: You must be logged in to your UMN Google Account for these calendar options to function properly.)

NOTE: New ULearn registration links have been added below for the Certificate Workshops.

U of M STUDENTS: If you are not currently employed in any capacity by the University of Minnesota, please download and follow these instructions to register for the Certificate Workshops.

 

January 28, 2013: 1:00-4:00 pm, Minnesota Commons Room, St. Paul Student Center
February 6, 2013: 8:30-11:30 am, Givens Conference Room (120), Andersen Library

Click here to register for a Workshop 1 session.
 

February 14, 2013: 8:30-11:30 am, Minnesota Commons Room, St. Paul Student Center
February 19. 2013: 1:00-4:00 pm, Givens Conference Room (120), Andersen Library

Click here to register for a Workshop 2 session.
 

February 27, 2013: 8:30-11:30 am, Givens Conference Room (120), Andersen Library
March 4, 2013: 1:00-4:00 pm, Minnesota Commons Room, St. Paul Student Center

Click here to register for a Workshop 3 session.
 

March 13, 2013: 1:00-4:00 pm, Givens Conference Room (120), Andersen Library
March 28, 2013: 8:30-11:30 am, Minnesota Commons Room, St. Paul Student Center

Click here to register for a Workshop 4 session.
 

OED Certificate Workshop 5: Engaging Universal Design Concepts to Increase Access and Inclusion
April 2, 2013: 8:30-11:30 am, Minnesota Commons Room, St. Paul Student Center
April 18, 2013: 1:00-4:00 pm, Givens Conference Room (120), Andersen Library

Click here to register for a Workshop 5 session.
 

OED Certificate Workshop 6: Educating about Equity and Diversity: Facilitating Challenging Conversations
April 24, 2013: 1:00-4:00 pm, Minnesota Commons Room, St. Paul Student Center
May 2, 2013: 8:30-11:30 am, Givens Conference Room (120), Andersen Library

Click here to register for a Workshop 6 session.
 

OED Certificate Workshop 7: Race, Racism, and Privilege
March 14, 2013: 8:30-11:30 am, Minnesota Commons Room, St. Paul Student Center
April 10, 2013: 1:00-4:00 pm, Givens Conference Room (120), Andersen Library

Click here to register for a Workshop 7 session.
 

OED Certificate Workshop 8: Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Making the Case for Women's Equity
February 21, 2013: 1:00-4:00 pm, Givens Conference Room (120), Andersen Library
March 27, 2013:  8:30-11:30 am, Minnesota Commons Room, St. Paul Student Center

Click here to register for a Workshop 8 session.

 

OED Certificate Workshop 9: Understanding Disability & Advancing Access
April 11, 2013: 8:30-11:30 am, Givens Conference Room (120), Andersen Library
May 1, 2013: 1:00-4:00 pm, Minnesota Commons Room, St. Paul Student Center

Click here to register for a Workshop 9 session.

 

OED Certificate Workshop 10: GLBTQ Identities and Communities
March 11, 2013: 8:30-11:30 am, Givens Conference Room (120), Andersen Library
April 16, 2013: 1:00-4:00 pm, Minnesota Commons Room, St. Paul Student Center

Click here to register for a Workshop 10 session.

 

ADDITIONAL OED WORKSHOPS

Addressing Bullying Behavior in the Workplace
January 29, 2013    

Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention, and Response
February 12, 2013    

Incorporating Equity and Diversity into Job Performance
February 26, 2013    

Religious Accommodation at the University of Minnesota
March 12, 2013    

Addressing Bullying Behavior in the Workplace
April 11, 2013    

Understanding and Valuing Equity and Diversity
April 23, 2013    

 


Online Resources

Equity and Diversity in the Search Process Toolkit
Ensuring equity and diversity in the search process is essential for increasing the diversity of candidate pools for positions, and ultimately the diversity of the University community. EOAA created this online toolkit to help guide the process.

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