Sponsored Program: Addressing Inclusive Language on Campus

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As promised, the Commission for Housing and Residential Life will be highlighting our six sponsored programs over the next few weeks in preparation for convention in Tampa. The first program to be highlighted is …

A Collaborative Approach to Addressing Inclusive Language on Campus

Students frequently express feeling unwelcome on campus because of non-inclusive language. This session reviews components of a comprehensive campaign about why language matters. Participants engage in simulated experiences demonstrating approaches to conversations around language and inclusion. The Department of Resident Life, Multicultural Involvement and Student Advocacy Office, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, School of Engineering, and Oral Communications Department at the University of Maryland collaborated to bring this comprehensive campaign to faculty, staff, and students across the campus.

Coordinating Presenter
Paige Smith, Ph.D.
University of Maryland
Director, Women in Engineering

Put it on your convention calendar!
Friday, March 6, 2015
5:30 – 6:30 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Grand Ballroom Salon B

Check out more on the University of Maryland’s Inclusive Language Campaign
www.inclusivelanguage.umd.edu or on Facebook

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