November 13th Session Summary

Thank you to those who attended our November 13th Session!   Notes from November 13th Session Introductions Facilitator Jeanne Wiley- Professor of Philosophy Reading group Final meeting of the semester will be Friday November 30th, 12-1 in the basement of the Faith Sanctuary Read chapter 12 to the end of the book   Facilitator Presents … Continue reading November 13th Session Summary

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November 13th Session: Creating a Healthy Classroom Environment for All

"The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth" -John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States   College campuses across the world are becoming more and more diverse with each passing semester. While students are educated on how to be respectful of diversity and how to have hard … Continue reading November 13th Session: Creating a Healthy Classroom Environment for All

October 16th: Session Summary

Thank you to those who attended our October 16th Session! Notes from October 16th Session Introductions Facilitators Ashima Singh- Director of Assessment Stephanie Bennett- Professor and Coordinator of Public Health Reading group Next meeting will be on October 26th in the Library Instruction Room Reading chapters 6-11 in Ijeoma Oluo's So You Want to Talk About Race?  … Continue reading October 16th: Session Summary

October 16th Session: Inclusive Classrooms

"Tell me and I'll forget, teach me and I'll remember, involve me and I will learn" -Benjamin Franklin   The next theme for discussion is inclusive classrooms, according to the Yale Center of Teaching and Learning inclusive classrooms can be defined as, "...an environment where all students feel supported intellectually and academically, and are extended … Continue reading October 16th Session: Inclusive Classrooms

September 18th: Session Summary

Thank you for those of you who attended our first Provisions session on September 18th! Notes from September 18th Session Introductions Definitions of cultural competence and inclusive classrooms Facilitators present Amanda Bastiani- Associate Director of Violence Prevention Katlyn Farnum, PhD.- Assistant Professor of Forensic Psychology Discussion of data collection from 2017-2018 Undergraduate EverFi survey responses. … Continue reading September 18th: Session Summary

Welcome Back! September 18th Session

"We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams." -Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States   The first theme of our fall semester sessions is cultural competence. According to Cross et al. cultural competence can be defined as "...a set of congruent … Continue reading Welcome Back! September 18th Session

April 17th Session Summary “A Community of Caring Citizens”

  Our final Provisions session of the 2017-2018 academic year explored the topic of “A Community of Caring Citizens.” Our first presenter was Joan Horgan. “Community...Caring...Citizens…” How do we put all of these words together and make the most out of them? Asking students these 2 questions: When do you feel most alive? What breaks … Continue reading April 17th Session Summary “A Community of Caring Citizens”