Wednesday, May 15 & Tuesday July 16th, 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM
Location: Center for Multicultural Education
Be a part of a campus-wide program to create a more inclusive, welcoming environment for all. Develop personal skills in intercultural communication competence. The workshops offer a positive, highly interactive opportunity to engage with members from across campus. Students, staff, and faculty are all invited and strongly encouraged to attend. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Facilitated by the NCBI-UNI Campus Coalition Builders. No prior workshops required.
Please register here!
From left to right are James Bonilla, keynote speaker; Gloria Gibson, Executive Vice President and Provost; and award winners Melissa Payne; Darvel Givens; Xavier Escandell; Cindi Mason; Robert Smith; Darin Adams; and Ben Allen, President. Not pictured are Celeste Bembry and Jim Schuerman.
Winners of the award were announced during the Fifth Annual Diversity Town Hall, held in Maucker Union. The winners are:
- Darin Adams-- Senior Criminology Major
- Celeste Bembry-- Student Recruitment & Retention Coordinator in the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences
- Xavier Escandell-- Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology
- Darvel Givens-- Senior Management: Business Administration major; and President of the Black Student Union
- Cindi Mason-- Instructor in the School of Music; and Director of the Community Music School
- Melissa Payne-- Student Assistance and Outreach Coordinator in the Dean of Students Office
- Jim Schuerman-- Owner of Scheurman Auto Repair
- Robert L Smith, Jr.-- Executive Director of the UNI Center for Urban Education
For more information on those honored with the Diversity Matters Award, please click here.
More information and photos from the 2013 Town Hall Meeting on Diversity will be posted as they become available.
Diversity Grants are awarded by the Diversity Council to UNI projects and events that enhance awareness of and education about issues of diversity at UNI. Diversity Grants align with the definition, mission and vision of diversity at UNI. Anyone enrolled at UNI or working at the institution may apply for up to $1,500 to support diversity-related projects and initiatives. For more information or to access the application, please click here.