HHS Diversity and Inclusion Committee

School of Health and Human Sciences

Events, Programs, and Training

  • DiversiTEA. Building an Inclusive Community: A Conversation on Trans* Exclusion. Edwards Lounge, Wednesday, April 13, 2016.
  • Building Inclusive Community Online Documentary Series. Growing up Trans, HHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion Website, May – June, 2016.
  • Panelist, Andrea Hunter, Diversity in the Classroom, Teaching Learning Commons, UNCG. (March 2016)
  • Guest Lecture, Andrea Hunter, “Eye on Inclusive Excellence: Teaching a Diverse Study Body, Nation, and Global World” HHS 703: Teaching Undergraduates in HHS (April 2016).
  • HHS Staff to Staff Winter Feast Potluck hosted by the HHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion Staff Committee, sponsored by HHS departments and programs (December 2015).
  • Diversity and Inclusion In-service Training. “Working with Diverse Families” for the HDFS Early Care and Education Program staff. Panelists: Krycya Flores, Latino Outreach Coordinator in the Center for New North Carolinians Immigrant Health Access Project; April Parker, Lead Organizer, Queer People of Color Collective; and Badi Ali, Islamic Center of the Triad (October 2015).
  • HHS Staff to Staff Luncheon hosted by the HHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion Staff Committee sponsored by HHS departments and programs (June 2015),
  • HHS Staff Training for a Dynamic and Inclusive Workforce.  “Office Dynamics: Us vs. Them,” facilitated by Patrick Madsen, UNCG Career Services (May 2015).
  • HHS Teach In. What We Can Do: Tackling Bias, Intolerance, and Injustice (3 hour event). Panelists: Rev. Nelson Johnson, Beloved Community Center; Endy Mendez, FaithAction International House; Deena Hayes, Racial Equity Institute; James Williams, NC Public Defender and the Association Committee on Racial Equity (Chair); April Parker, Queer People of Color Collective and Raise Up NC Faculty Forward Campaign; Susan Feit, National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad, Inc. (March 2015).
  • HHS Innovations in Diversity and Pedagogy Series. Amy Strickland, Department of Nutrition, “Cultural Competence Training in an Accredited Dietetics Program” (March 2015).
  • HDFS Graduate Student Dialogue addressing the murders of UNC Muslim students as well as other current issues related to discrimination and intolerance as well as discussion of strategies to make positive difference within the university and larger society facilitated by Andrea Hunter (February 2015).
  • HHS Diversity and Inclusion Book Club. Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock (Spring 2015).
  • Staff Training for a Dynamic and Inclusive Workforce.  (3 sessions) Facilitated by James Wyatt, Chair of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Excellence; and Andrea Hunter, co-facilitator (April, 2014).
  • Guest Lecture, Andrea Hunter, “Diversity and Inclusion with the Academy and Beyond: The Challenge and The Promise,” HDFS Graduate Proseminar (April 2014).
  • HHS Diversity and Inclusion Book Club. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Fall 2014).
  • DiversiTEA. Microaggressions, co-sponsored with College Athletics (January 2014)
  • 2014 Ethel Martus Lawther Lecture.  Abigail J. Stewart, Sandra Schwartz Tangri Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies, The University of Michigan, “Creating an Inclusive Climate: Steps Toward Institutional Change.”  (March, 2014).
  • Panelist. Andrea Hunter (with April Parker) for UNCG PRIDE! discussion of a screened documentary entitled: “Black Womyn: Lesbians of African Descent” (March 2014).
  • Radio Broadcast, Andrea Hunter, “Some family roots are never found” aired on Real People, Real Stories, 88. 5 FM, WFDD (February 2014).
  • ROOTS 2.0 Institute. Graduate Student Leadership Training in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Two-day intensive leadership training in diversity, inclusion, and social justice was held for HHS graduate students. This Institute was developed in collaboration with the Office of Multicultural Affairs (Mark Villacorta, Lucia Vidable) and TEAM Quest, and was sponsored by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies (April 2013).
  • DiversiTEA. Biased Language in the Workplace and Classroom, Co-sponsored with College Alethics (November 2013).
  • Guest Lecture, Andrea Hunter, “The Last Mile: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Public Life” CTR 611: Foundations for Parks and Recreation Management (October 2013).
  • DiversiTEA. “Becoming Comfortable with Uncomfortable Conversation” (March 2013).
  • Radio Broadcast. Andrea Hunter, “Triad mother reacts to Zimmerman Verdict” aired on Real People, Real Stories on 88. 5 FM, WFDD (July 2013).
  • A Conversation on Diversity and Inclusion, C.P. Gause, Department of Teacher Education Higher Education
  • UNCG, “Win, Lose, or Draw: Creating Engaging, Dynamic, and Affirming Learning Communities through Inclusive Education” (October 2012) .
  • A Conversation on Diversity and Inclusion Brown-bag dialogue, Twentieth Century Civil Rights Movements and diversity and inclusion in higher education (February, 2013).
  • Panel Presentation. Andrea Hunter, HHS Spring Assembly, Community Engagement with a presentation entitled “Diversity and Inclusion: From Mission to Practice” (February 2013).
  • Presentation, Andrea Hunter, “Diversity and Inclusion: Fault-lines and Strategies for Promotion and Tenure.” HHS Administrative Council, (October 2012).