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SEED offers group professional development in explorative space

May 18, 2017
One afternoon a month this past academic year, twenty-four UCF faculty and staff members gathered for an introspective journey together. Some of them knew each other prior to the first meeting. Some of them have worked at the university for decades, and some are just starting out. They peruse the selection of snacks before finding…

Summer 2017 workshops are open!

May 5, 2017
Unity Star Summer 2017 Schedule To register for these courses: Faculty, USPS, A&P register on MyUCF, OPS and students register by emailing diverse@ucf.edu with their name, UCFID, course title and date. We’re looking forward to a great semester!

Our next “Be You” Storyteller: Dr. Enrique del Barco

February 14, 2017
Join us February 28th at 12pm in UCF Global room 101ABC! “When I joined UCF, I started my independent research project to explore how nature works at the nanoscale – a fascinating world that I have had the privilege and means to get involved with. But I also started to teach and to get in…

Hispanic Serving Institutions: An Introduction with Dr. Cyndia Muñiz

February 2, 2017
As of Fall 2016, 25% of the UCF student body identifies as Hispanic/Latino, placing UCF on the cusp of federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). This session will provide a general overview of the Developing HSI Program, as well as explore the ways in which UCF faculty and staff members can help cultivate…

UCF Global: Focus on Immigration Q&A Sessions

January 31, 2017
UCF Global is organizing two Question & Answer Sessions with our immigration attorney on Feb. 10 from 10-11:30 am and from 12-1:30pm.  We are still working on the room reservation but the location will be posted to the “Focus on Immigration” webpage we created at https://www.international.ucf.edu/immigrationupdates/#01-30-17-800PM.  Please encourage students to attend.  Also, individuals can submit…

Spring 2017 Unity Star courses are here!

January 6, 2017
See the schedule here! Please note we’ll be rolling out a new registration system sometime this semester, but for now, registration is the same: Faculty, USPS, A&P register on MyUCF, OPS and students register by emailing diverse@ucf.edu with their name, UCFID, course title and date. We’re looking forward to a great semester!

“Move Beyond Civility: How to Facilitate Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom” Webinar on Sept. 27

September 14, 2016
The UCF Office of Diversity and Inclusion invite students, faculty and staff to a webinar produced by PaperClip Communications*. The webinar topic will be introduced by Dr. Yovanna Pineda, UCF associate professor of history, and she will facilitate a discussion at the conclusion of the webinar. “Move Beyond Civility: How to Facilitate Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom”…

UCF Named 2016 HEED Award Winner

September 2, 2016
Click on the link provided to read more about the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for excellence in diversity and inclusion work. Insight into Diversity – HEED Award

“BE YOU” Story Project

June 23, 2016
The UCF Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is continuing the “BE YOU” Storytelling Project – the sharing of the life stories of our diverse students, faculty and staff in our semester newsletter, as well as at campus events. Every member of the UCF community brings their own life story and combination of identities and experiences…

Check out this semester’s Unity Star for the Fall 2016 workshop and training schedule

May 2, 2016
Please see this semester’s Unity Star for the Fall 2016 training schedule. For registration instructions and detailed workshops descriptions, visit https://diversity.ucf.edu/training/this-semester. All workshops are free unless otherwise noted. Please note that locations vary. Other opportunities for diversity workshops may be scheduled by calling the UCF Office of Diversity and Inclusion at (407) 823-6479 or by emailing diverse@ucf.edu.