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August 2019

Green Zone Training

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Green Zone is for faculty, staff, and students who wish to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. Its goals are to train members of the Carolina community to know more about the issues and concerns faced by military affiliated students and to identify individuals who are available to assist this population. These individuals are not expected to be experts who can “solve problems.” Rather, individuals who complete the training should be able to lend a sympathy ear and help the…

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Green Zone Training

Thursday, August 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Green Zone is for faculty, staff, and students who wish to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. Its goals are to train members of the Carolina community to know more about the issues and concerns faced by military affiliated students and to identify individuals who are available to assist this population. These individuals are not expected to be experts who can “solve problems.” Rather, individuals who complete the training should be able to lend a sympathy ear and help the…

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September 2019

Teaching Assistant Safe Zone Training

Friday, September 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four-hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. In this Safe Zone for Teaching Assistants, we will discuss strategies to create an inclusive classroom, go through scenarios you might encounter, and answer any questions you have. This is a great opportunity to learn how to be an…

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November 2019

Green Zone Training for Graduate & Professional Students

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This Green Zone training is specifically for graduate and professional students who wish to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. Its goals are to train members of the Carolina community to know more about  the issues and concerns faced by military affiliated students and to identify individuals who are available to assist this population. These individuals are not expected to be experts who can “solve problems.” They are individuals who can lend a sympathetic ear and help their fellow military-affiliated student identify and…

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January 2020

Survive and Thrive! A New TA Institute

January 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Graduate School Professional Development

Survive and Thrive! As a graduate student, being assigned a Teaching Assistant role for the first time--or with an expanded set of TA responsibilities--can feel daunting. This 4-hour institute provides graduate students with functional skills central to their success in their TA roles. Sessions and workshops during this institute are designed to increase TAs' confidence around interacting with students, anticipating challenges and planning potential solutions, and effectively supporting students in their TA roles. Sessions include: Building rapport with students and cultivating student…

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Safe Zone training for Teaching Assistants

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four-hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. In this Safe Zone for people currently serving as Teaching Assistants (and those interested in a future role as a Teaching Assistant) we will discuss strategies to create an inclusive classroom, go through scenarios you might encounter, and answer…

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March 2020

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Teaching in the Community College Setting

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Community colleges are truly diverse settings, attracting individuals from all different walks of life with a common interest in advancing their education. If you are interested in exploring a career at a community college, then understanding the diversity of their student populations is crucial. This panel consisting of faculty and administrators from various community colleges will share insights on student diversity. We will also explore the types of inclusive teaching strategies that best support community college students and help to…

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April 2020

Writing a Diversity Statement

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Employers are increasingly asking candidates to supply a diversity statement as part of their application. This session covers the essential elements of composing this important document. It is never too early to begin working on a diversity statement, so special insight will be provided to new graduate students, regarding goal setting and identifying ways to engage with diversity efforts at their home institution. Online. This two-part workshop meets online on Wednesday, April 8 and 22 at 12-1:30PM ET REGISTER

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August 2020

Survive and Thrive! A ‘New’ TA Institute

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Survive and Thrive! As a graduate student, being assigned a Teaching Assistant role for the first time--or with an expanded set of TA responsibilities--can feel daunting. This 3-hour institute provides graduate students with functional skills central to their success in their TA roles. Sessions and workshops during this institute are designed to increase TAs' confidence around interacting with students, anticipating challenges and planning potential solutions, and effectively supporting students in their TA roles. Sessions include: Building rapport with students and cultivating student…

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Creating an Inclusive Classroom: Students with Disabilities

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Typically, when you have a student with a disability in your course, you receive a noticed about necessary accommodations for this student – and you allow for the accommodations to happen. In this webinar, you will learn high impact plus-one strategies to make your courses more inclusive without redesigning them entirely. Click for details and to register. This event is sponsored by the Center for Faculty Diversity and Development. Attendance is free with UNC’s institutional membership. You must use your…

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