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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

VISIONS: A component of our Cornerstones of Community professional development track | Human Resources

Dr. Deborah J. Walker is a multicultural and organizational development consultant skilled in the areas of assessment, strategic planning and change, process facilitation, community engagement, cooperative problem solving, and coaching. Her VISIONS sessions are designed to enhance the university's internal capacity to create an equitable campus community by introducing staff, faculty, and students to the Visions framework and common language, including guidelines for effective dialogue, target/non-target, modern "isms," and internalized oppression. VISIONS workshop attendees will learn how to: Identify previously unconscious biases and misinformation in themselves, in others, and in organizationsCommunicate more effectively across differenceRecognize personal, interpersonal, institutional and cultural barriers to inclusionUnderstand the ongoing personal effects of historical and contemporary exclusion and oppression, for example, the effects of sexism on individuals of all gendersFacilitate change in groups and organizations to create a supportive environment of inclusionVISIONS is a component of our Cornerstones of Community professional development track and participation in this program is an expectation for all supervisors. Registration is required and open to Staff and Faculty only. Click here to register. If the session is full, please click the "Join wait list" button to be placed on the waiting list.
Thursday, June 17, 2021

Community M-Room: How to Have Difficult Conversations with Your Family Part 4: Recovery

Join us at: http://bit.ly/OMAlounge How to Have Difficult Conversations with Your Family Part 4: Recovery It is necessary for us to learn how to discuss "hot button" topics with those closest to us. If we can't have tough conversations with our family/friends how do we engage in these convos with others? In this session, we'll focus on recovering from difficult conversations, including self-care and relationship repair. Hosted by Members of CCAR, Jennifer Swan, Professor of Biological Sciences, and Tarah Cicero, Learning, Design & Development Specialist
Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Celebrate Juneteenth in the Lehigh Valley!

Virtual programming Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:00pm - Artist Panel Discussion: Art as Emancipation: Art, Social Justice, and Juneteenth (moderated by Devyn Briggs from Northampton Community College) Click HERE to Register or go to: http://bit.ly/JuneteenthLV 3:00pm - Philadelphia Poet Laureate Trapeta Mayson Click HERE to Register or go to: http://bit.ly/JuneteenthPoetry 6:00pm - Eddie Glaude Jr. (The history & importance of Juneteenth) Click HERE to Register or go to: http://bit.ly/JuneteenthEddieG
Thursday, June 10, 2021

CGE Reading Group

Join us to discuss Kazuo Ishiguro's Klara and the Sun. We'll discuss the first half on June 10th and the second half on June 24th.
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Community M-Room: Celebrating Juneteenth!

Join us at: http://bit.ly/OMAloungeWhat is Juneteenth? Why is it important today? Join us for a discussion on the power, promise and relevance of Juneteenth and the plans for Juneteenth celebrations throughout the Lehigh Valley!!Hosted by Chad Williams, OMA Director and Karen Britt, Professor of Business at Northampton Community College & Executive Director of the Juneteenth Lehigh Valley organization
Thursday, June 10, 2021

CGE Reading Group

Join us to discuss Kazuo Ishiguro's Klara and the Sun. We'll discuss the first half on June 10th and the second half on June 24th.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Mountain Talk: LGBTQ Community Archives Project with Mary Foltz

To kick-start Pride Month, the Lehigh Alumni Pride Association invites you to our next Mountain Talk to discuss the important role small, local communities play in activism with Mary Foltz, associate professor of English and director of the South Side Initiative. Foltz was recently awarded a Scholars and Society Fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to collaborate with regional LGBTQ organizations to build their archival collections and produce lectures, academic articles, and social media programming. Join us to learn more about the project, and to discuss the importance of the LGBTQ Community in the Lehigh Valley.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Virtual Inclusion Insights - Part 2 | Human Resources

In this two session program, you will view and discuss eleven video insights presented by Steve Robbins, Ph.D. In the various video clips, Steve will discuss stereotypes and unintentional intolerance. Steve also discusses how human nature and our brains don't always help us be inclusive, and what we can do to prevent this. Inclusion Insights is part of our Cornerstones of Community track and is an expectation of all staff. In order to fulfill Cornerstones of Community requirements, Parts 1 and 2 of the virtual version of this course must both be completed. Parts 1 and 2 must be taken in order. Enroll for Part 1 here Enroll for Part 2 here
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Student Access and Success Chats

Drop in virtually and have a chat with the staff of the Center for Student Access and Success, Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. You can simply stop by to say hi and check in or if you have questions about our services or looking for other information and resources, we are here for you!
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Virtual Inclusion Insights - Part 1 | Human Resources

In this two session program, you will view and discuss eleven video insights presented by Steve Robbins, Ph.D. In the various video clips, Steve will discuss stereotypes and unintentional intolerance. Steve also discusses how human nature and our brains don't always help us be inclusive, and what we can do to prevent this. Inclusion Insights is part of our Cornerstones of Community track and is an expectation of all staff. In order to fulfill Cornerstones of Community requirements, Parts 1 and 2 of the virtual version of this course must both be completed. Parts 1 and 2 must be taken in order. Enroll for Part 1 here Enroll for Part 2 here

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