The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Programs offers training and compiles resources, published here, for all members of our WCU community. Making Diversity Personal requires that each one of us accepts the responsibility for our workplace culture and the educational climate at Western Carolina University.
An initiative to support student veterans and educate the campus community. For more information, contact Briana Ford, Director of Military Student Services, at 828-227-3074 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Safe Zone Program provides training to students, faculty, staff, and community members
to increase awareness and sensitivity to issues of gender and sexuality. Safe Zone
also creates a network of support, resources, and allies committed to supporting gender,
sexuality, and identity issues reflected in the campus and the local community.
Click here to register for training.
"The National Coalition Building Institute is an international non-profit leadership development network dedicated to the elimination of racism and other forms of oppression." NCBI is a unique training program that expands the definition of diversity and equips individuals with the skills they need to handle controversial issues. Training sessions will begin in Spring 2018.
More information will be provided soon. Please direct questions to Courtney Holder at 828-227-2683 or email@example.com.
Currently, under development, this certificate program will help students to develop an appreciation for their own cultural identities. Additionally, students will utilize that awareness to become critically self-reflective in their focus around differences in the cultural identities of others as viewed through the lenses of race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexual orientation and others.