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Previous Events

Previous Events:

MU First Tuesday Meeting: Veterans

June 4, 2013

During the Memorial Union Organization "First Tuesday" meeting June, the Inclusive Community Initative hosted OSU's Veteran Resources Coordinator, Gus Bedwell, to speak about the Veteran population on campus, myths, PTSD triggers, and how the MU can promote Veteran inclusion.

Watch the presentation online now!

For more information about the art exhibit mentioned in the video, check out the Memorial Union blog.

Communicating Effectively with OSU International Students

March 11 and March 13, 2013

This is a two-part workshop, facilitated by Bob Gilmour from INTO OSU and sponsored by the Memorial Union Organization Inclusive Community Initative. The workshop offers some guidelines on how to identify the level of language proficiency of an international English as an Additional Language (EAL) student on the OSU campus as well as some practical tips for successful communication. Participants learn about the different programs in which international students may register and gain an understanding of the different levels of language proficiency that exist within those programs. Participants also consider how their own language and culture, as well as the language and culture of the student, impacts face-to-face communication.

Poverty Simulation

February 19, 2013

Imagine that you are a student at OSU who is experiencing poverty, hunger, homelessness, or food insecurity.  What would your life be like? What challenges would come up that you did not expect, and how might you go about dealing with them? This new simulation by the Human Services Resource Center can help you to better understand the experiences of this unique and ever-growing group of students on our campus. Sponsored by the Memorial Union Organization Inclusive Community Initiative and the Human Services Resource Center.

Memorial Union Organization Multicultural Leadership Development

Thursday, January 3, 2013 10:30am-4pm

Experienced trainers and consulants, Caroline Haskell and La Verne Baker Leyva co-facilitated a half-day in-service for faculty and staff across the MU Organization. This event provided opportunities for community-building and reflection on identities, cultural awareness, and social justice. This began the conversation around what it will mean for our Organizations to become a truly inclusive community.

Cognitive Bias and Communication: Working Across Difference

October 22 or November 19, 2012

 These workshops, facilitated by Roni Sue from the Office of Equity and Inclusion, explore the ways in which natural cognitive processes produce biases that can become present in our everyday communication.

Contact Info

Inclusive Community Initiative Becky Evans, Cultural Programs Coordinator Rebecca.Evans@oregonstate.edu Memorial Union 103 Phone: 541.737.0760
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