Diversity and Inclusion Institute at Eastern Washington University
The Diversity and Inclusion Institute is a four day, 30-hour curriculum program that uses intercultural communication techniques to promote cross-cultural learning and build diversity education and facilitation skills.
While held on the Eastern Washington University campus, the session is open to all community members.
When: May 28 – 31, 2019
Location: EWU, Cheney campus
Space is limited to the first 30 people on a first come, first served basis.
This program is designed to promote cross-cultural understanding and inclusiveness, while addressing the needs of campus, local and regional professionals who are interested in and committed to advancing mutual understanding and cultural competence. While based on a college campus and targeting college and university faculty, staff and students, it will also be open to community members as well.
Diversity and Inclusion Institute facilitator, Dr. Mark P. Orbe, is an internationally known educator, author and consultant/trainer. He is currently a faculty member at Western Michigan University in the School of Communications, where his areas of expertise include interpersonal communication, communication and diversity, and intercultural communication. His expertise in culture, communication, and knowledge have led to this uniquely designed program which seeks to increase the understanding of how enhancing facets of diversity will positively impact the nation.
People needing accommodation should contact Kim Davis, Director of Diversity, at 509.359.6874 or email firstname.lastname@example.org one week in advance.