Tag: microaggressions

Mathews shares her stories as first-generation student

The University’s First Generation and Peer Mentoring program hosted “Our Stories” featuring Shannon Mathews, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who shared her personal journey Tuesday in the Hanawalt House courtyard before about 20 community members.

Actor discusses discrimination

Actor and activist Monti Washington spoke on discrimination and the social implications during the “Which Lives Matter” event, Oct. 14 via Zoom. 

Microaggressions affect the Latinx community

James Garcia, assistant professor of psychology, presented his pilot study on the effects of microaggressions on the heart among the Latinx community at the faculty lecture on Nov. 26 in the Executive Dining Room.

Online diversity class now required

The University’s new mandatory diversity and cultural competence training for all full time faculty took effect this summer, with a completion deadline of Oct. 1.

Students call for diversity training

Decolonize ULV, a student group rallying to give a voice to students with diversity and inclusivity concerns, called for University administrators to commit to mandatory diversity training, a full audit of general education curriculum and the maintenance and expansion of cultural affinity alumni networks Wednesday in Sneaky Park.

Faculty supports diversity training

University of La Verne Faculty called on one another to take action to address the discrimination minority students endure after hearing a group of more than 20 students share stories of microaggressions they have experienced on campus.

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