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This certificate, the Foundations of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, is intended to bring together Rowan faculty and staff in a learning community- beginners to the topic, or experts are both critical as we work to define and explore the ways that these critical concepts impact our Rowan community, develop common language, and explore strategies for change.

Modules:

Please note: We have provided multiple times for each module. Please only choose and attend one of the listed dates for each module.

Module 1.1 - Intercultural Development

We explore who we are- why differences matters, how to work across differences, how to identify differences, and how to leverage those to build collaborations and relationships that support all.

  • Was held on September 25, 2019, 9:00 - 11:00am; James Hall 1119 
  • Was held on October 1, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00pm; Memorial 169
  • Was held on December 4, 2019, 1:00 - 3:00pm; Memorial 169
  • Was held on December 5, 2019, 12:30 - 2:30pm; Memorial 169
  • January 9, 2020, 12:30 - 2:30pm; Chamberlain Student Center Room 127
  • January 9, 2020, 2:30 - 4:30pm; Chamberlain Student Center Room 127

Module 1.2 - Systems of Power and Privilege

We explore systems of power and privlege, how those benefit some while marginalizing others, how they are institutionalized and intersectional

  • Was held on October 2, 2019, 1:00 - 3:00pm; Memorial 169
  • Was held on October 16, 2019, 9:00 - 11:00am; James Hall 1119
  • Was held on December 4, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00pm; Memorial 169
  • Was held on December 16, 2019, 10:00 - 12:00pm; Chamberlain Student Center Room 127
  • January 23, 2020 2:00 - 4:00pm – CSC 221 A & B
  • February 3, 2020, 11:00 - 1:00pm; Chamberlain Student Center Room 127

Module 1.3 - Understanding Culture

We explore culture, and how cultural values inform beliefs and behaviors. We learn how to identify our own cultural norms, and how those influence our interactions and assumptions.

  • Was held on October 30, 2019, 1:00 - 3:00pm; Memorial 169
  • Was held on November 6, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00pm; Memorial 169
  • Was held on December 6, 2019, 11:00 - 1:00pm; Memorial 169
  • Was held on December 17, 2019, 10:00 - 12:00pm; Memorial 169
  • February 13. 2020. 3:00 - 5:00pm – Business Hall 104B
  • February 24, 2020, 11:00 - 1:00pm – CSC 221 B&C

Module 1.4 - Identity Work

We explore social identity categories, identify the ones to which we belong, and examine how this influences our experiences in the world.

  • January 14, 2020, 1:00 - 3:00pm – CSC room 129
  • January 16, 2020, 11:00 - 1:00pm – James 3091A
  • January 22, 2020, 2:00 - 4:00pm; Chamberlain Student Center Room 221 B&C
  • February 19. 2020. 12:00 - 2:00pm – CSC 144 A & B
  • February 20, 2020, 10:00a - 12:00p – CSC 129
  • March 4, 2020, 1:00 - 3:00p – CSC 129

Module 1.5 - Implicit Bias

We examine how unconscious or implicit biases we hold, based on our culture and identity groups, show up in our everyday actions and engage with strategies to uncover, explore, and counteract

  • January 23, 2020, 12:00 - 2:00pm – CSC 221 A & B
  • February 19, 2020, 10:00 - 12:00pm – CSC 144 A&B
  • February 20, 2020, 12:00 - 2:00pm – CSC 129
  • March 4, 2020, 3:00 - 5:00pm – CSC 129
  • March 12, 2020, 3:00 - 5:00pm – CSC 144 (cancelled)
  • March 31, 2020, 10:00 - 12:00pm – CSC 144 A & B (cancelled)
  • June 17, 2020, 12:00 - 2:00pm – ONLINE

Module 1.6 - Microagressions & Inclusive Language

We extend the conversation about implicit bias into the ways it manifests in microagressions, language, and appropriation, while trying out strategies to increase the inclusiveness of our language and eliminate microagressions

  • February 20, 2020,  2:00 - 4:00pm – CSC 129
  • March 5, 2020,  1:00 - 3:00pm – MEM 169
  • March 13, 2020,  12:00 - 2:00pm – CSC 144 (cancelled)
  • March 24, 2020,  10:00 - 12:00pm – CSC 129 (cancelled)
  • March 26, 2020,  11:00 - 1:00pm – MEM 169 (cancelled)
  • April 1, 2020,  1:00 - 3:00pm – MEM 169 (cancelled)
  • June 19, 2020, 10:00 - 12:00pm – ONLINE

Module 1.7 - Ally, Accomplice, Advocate

We explore strategies to act as ally, accomplice, and advocate for our own groups, and for others, to build inclusive communities, and explore the tension between intent and impact.

  • March 24, 2020,  3:00 - 5:00pm – CSC 129 (cancelled)
  • April 1, 2020,  3:00 - 5:00pm – MEM 169 (cancelled)
  • April 2, 2020,  1:00 - 3:00pm – MEM 169 (cancelled)
  • April 3, 2020,  10:00 - 12:00pm – CSC 144 (Cancelled)
  • April 6, 2020,  10:00 - 12:00pm – CSC 144 (Cancelled)
  • April 13, 2020,  1:00 - 3:00pm – CSC 144 (Cancelled)
  • June 22, 2020, 10:00 - 12:00pm – ONLINE

Important: 

  • Please use your Rowan Email Address to create an account in the Marketplace to register
  • More module dates are coming
  • You do not have to complete modules 1.1 - 1.7 in order
  • After you add an item(s) to your cart, you must proceed to 'checkout' to complete registration

Certficate of Completion:

You will be able to download a Certificate of Completion once you complete all 7 modules.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact DEI@Rowan.edu