2019 Workshops

Workshops, Seminars, and Other Opportunities


Fall 2019


Who Is(n’t) Here: Questioning Curricula to Promote Social Justice

September 27
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
LeBaron 1009
Panelist: Jeanne Dyches, Ph.D., assistant professor, School of Education

Come learn about the ways in which noticing and questioning various forms of curricula can open up conversations around issues of social justice.

Teaching Inclusivity at Iowa State

October 11
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Palmer 331
Panelist: Laura Bestler, Ph.D., Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

History of Land Grant and the Future of LGBTQ Students, Staff, and Faculty

November 15
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Lebaron 1009
Panelists: Nicci Port, project director for diversity and inclusion and LGBTQ+ initiatives. José Antonio Rosa, Ph.D., faculty fellow in the division of diversity and inclusion, professor in marketing.

Learn about the historical background of the land grant, current developments, and the next 25-30 years of ISU service to the people of Iowa with a focus on the LGBTQ/GSM/QUILTBAG population.

Introduction to importance of inclusion and how you can take first steps in designing inclusive classrooms.

December 6
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
LeBaron 1009
Panelists: Jamie Beyer, M.Ed., C.H.E., C.W.P. Suzanne Gauch, A.M.T., H.E.A.T. Liz Harris, M.Ed. Rita McClain, M.B.A., C.M.P. Eric D. Olson, PhD. Ching-Hui “Joan” Su, PhD. Chin-Hsun “Ken” Tsai, PhD.

Come hear how the event management faculty created a toolkit for planning a meeting and event more inclusive, diverse, and accessible.

Spring 2019

Digital Accessibility 101

February 15
Noon to 1:30 pm
LeBaron 1009
Panelists: Dr. Cyndi Wiley, Digital Accessibility Coordinator

Come learn about what digital accessibility means and how small changes could make a big impact for everyone!

The Diversity Among Latinx Students

April 19
Noon to 1:30 pm
LeBaron 1009
Panelists: Dr. Erin Doran, Assistant Professor, School of Education

Come learn about the diversity within the Latinx population, the experiences of Latinx students, their unique needs, and how they can best succeed in higher education.