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Apply for Diversity Institute!





The Office of Intercultural Relations is now accepting applications for Spring Semester 2013.  The application deadline is November 4, 2012


Apply online at http://studentaffairs.odu.edu/oir/DiveIn/apply/.


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 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: http://studentaffairs.odu.edu/oir/DiveIn | divein@odu.edu | 757-683-4406



Tue, 10/2/2012 10:00am - Sun, 11/4/2012 11:00am


Webb University Ctr.

2114 Webb Center, Intercultural Center