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Apply for Diversity Institute Today!

The Office of Intercultural Relations is now accepting applications for Fall Semester 2014. The application deadline is March 21, 2014. Apply online at http://bit.ly/1evGTRR


DI is a free semester-long program that focuses on social ills known as –isms, including: racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, creedism, ableism, etc. Weekly modules on Wednesday from 6-8P.M. are led by dynamic and engaging faculty leaders from a variety of fields.


How can DI help me?

  • A great resource for personal and professional development
  • Excellent resume-builder
  • Create an understanding of your own identity and how it impacts your interactions with others.
  • Minimize the opportunity for trends of prejudice, discrimination, exclusion, and bias to continue.
  • Develop empathy and ability to operate and promote an inclusive climate.
  • Develop communication skills needed in a pluralistic setting.
  • Learn professional requirements related to operating in a diverse, multicultural, and/or global setting.

Examples of Topics:

  • Cultural Identity
  • Generational Diversity
  • Power and Privilege in Society
  • Ability Differences
  • Class & Social Mobility
  • Personality Diversity
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Interfaith Understanding
  • Sexual Expression, Orientation & Identity


FMI: www.odu.edu/oir/DIVEIN | oir@odu.edu | 757-683-4406

* DI_Fall2014.pdf  (619.5 KB)

Posted By: Stephanie Riggs
Date: Mon Mar 10 09:01:03 EDT 2014