Upcoming Events

Fall 2018: Diversity Trainings - Lunch Included

Friday 11/9: Title IX: What is Title IX? Implications for Students, Faculty and Staff

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Thursday 11/29: Office of Public Partnership & Outreach: International Outreach

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Aggie Ally Workshop

Individuals that identify as LGBTQ+ have historically, experienced systemic and personal marginalization. In addition to a lack of representation, individuals may perceive a campus climate as unsafe, exclusive, or openly hostile. When such conditions exist, not only is the integrity of a diverse campus community threatened, but the mission and values of a university to develop and grow students is challenged.

Allies include staff, faculty, and students at Texas A&M University who display an Ally placard outside their office or residence hall room upon completion of an Aggie Allies Workshop. This sign identifies them as individuals who are willing to provide a safe haven, a listening ear, and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer+ people or anyone dealing with sexual orientation issues.

While Aggie Allies workshops do not prepare participants to counsel LGBTQ+ individuals, it does provide participants with information and resources that will help eliminate myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes often associated with individuals who identify as LGBTQ+

Aggie Allies would like to announce the schedule for the Fall 2018 Allies Advance Workshops:

  • Wednesday, November 7 from 5:30-8:30pm in Evans Library 204A
  • Sunday, November 11 from 2:00-5:00pm in Evans Library 204A

 

Fall 2018 Enhancing Diversity Seminar Series

 

The Office for Diversity announces a series of six sessions featuring Texas A&M students, faculty, and staff presenting their research to the community. Four of the sessions were presented at the   2018 National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) and two sessions are from the Diversity Matters SEED Grant Program recipients.

 

The 2018 Enhancing Diversity Seminar series is designed to engage the campus community in dialogue around sensitive topics and issues related to diversity, campus climate, equity, and inclusion. Because of the diversity in experience, motivation, and knowledge in the campus community, the Office for Diversity offers sessions for participants with a variety of skill levels and knowledge about diversity. Presentations are structured to encourage participants to engage in self-reflection and to interact with peers and the presenter(s).

 

Please check with your supervisor to determine whether any presentations count towards your specific training and professional development requirements. If you have any questions or issues with registration, please email diversity@tamu.edu or call (979) 458-2905.

 

This is a brown bag series, please feel free to bring your lunch. Refreshments will be provided.

 

1. Muslim American Students at Texas A&M University, November 6

- Location & Time: Rudder 601 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

- Registration: Registration for Texas A&M employees is availablehereIf you are not able to attend in person, register to LIVESTREAM

2. Engineering a Forward - Thinking Approach to Cultural Competence and the Practice of Global Citizenship by Examining the Concept of Culture, November 8

- Location & Time: Rudder 601 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

- Registration: Registration for Texas A&M employees is availablehere. If you are not able to attend in person, register to LIVESTREAM.

3. How and Why Libraries can be a Hub for Diversity on Today's Campus, November 13

- Location & Time: Rudder 601 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

- Registration: Registration for Texas A&M employees is availablehere. If you are not able to attend in person, register to LIVESTREAM

 

November 18, 2018: Elect Her Aggie Women Win

Elect Her is a one-day training typically held in early to mid November. Campus administrators and students collaborate with Running Start staff to plan the trainings each year.

Any Texas A&M University faculty or staff member, former student, or Elect Her Alumnae may nominate female identified students for the Elect Her Conference.  If a nominated student accepts their nomination, they are automatically registered for the conference. Nominations will open on this website  on Monday, October 1st and are due on Friday, November 9.

All Texas A&M University students are welcomed to apply for admission into the Elect Her Conference.  Online registration will open on this site on Monday, October 1.  Paper applications can be dropped off at the Student Life 1 Building (#0070) at Student Services @ White Creek Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm with the exception of University holidays.  Applications can also be emailed to wrc@tamu.edu.  Applications are due no later than 3:00 pm on Tuesday, November 13.

November 27, 2018: Sacred Springs Powwow & The Blanton Museum of Art - Austin

Time: 8am - 5pm

Guest Speaker: TBA

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February 7, 2019: Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

Time and Place: 5:30pm @ Messina Hof Winery

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April 4, 2019: Mental Health in Stressful Times

Time and Place: 5:30pm @ Messina Hof Gallery, Bryan TX

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