Spartans Take Alabama: Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 by Porshe Chiles under Education & Training. Tags: ,

UNC Greensboro students have the opportunity to embark on a civil rights pilgrimage over Fall Break (October 15 – October 18) to Atlanta, GA, Birmingham, AL & Selma, AL. Participants will draw connections between activism from the 1950s-60s Civil Rights Movement and contemporary social movements, and explore opportunities to address positive social change in their respective communities.

The application for participation will open on Monday, August 22nd, and will close Friday, September 9th. The total cost for the trip is $40. There is a $10 deposit due by September 12th at 3pm, as an aspartans-take-alabama-oie-website-editionpplication fee. This deposit will be applied to the total cost of the trip. Please bring cash deposits to Porshe Chiles plchiles@uncg.edu, Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm in the Office of Intercultural Engagement (EUC 062).  Click here to apply.

 


Spartans LINC! Conference

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 by Carla Fullwood under OMA Webpage.

The Office of Intercultural Engagement (OIE) and the Office of Leadership and Service-Learning (OLSL) are excited to host the 2016 Spartans LINC! (Leading for an INclusive Campus) Conference. 

Spartans LINC! is a leadership conference focused oSpartans LINC #1-page-001n the intersections of identity, inclusion and diversity. The purpose of this conference is to help participants make new “linkages” on campus, reflecting on their own identity, exploring other cultures, and recognizing commonalities within a community that celebrates difference.  Ultimately, the conference is meant to inform and inspire students as change agents, working toward social change on the campus community and beyond.

This conference will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 9:30am-4:00pm in the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness. Register at bit.ly/spartanslinc by
Friday, September 23, 2016. SPACE LIMITED TO THE FIRST 150 SPARTANS TO SIGN UP.


CommUNITY Dialogues

Posted on Thursday, August 18th, 2016 by Cameron Wilkin under OMA Webpage.

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Intergroup dialogues are a series of discussions and interactive exercises focused on race, ethnicity, and the intersectionality of different groups on the UNC Greensboro campus. In the broadest context, intergroup dialogues explore issues of social group identity, conflict, social justice, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, and more. Fall, 2016 discussions will focus in race, intergroup relations, individual and institutional discrimination, and social inequality. Discussions focus on similarities and differences with (and within) groups, and the intersection and interconnectedness of different social categories. Participants will explore issues of overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination, advantage, and disadvantage, guided by faculty and staff.