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Screen & Discuss: The Art of Saying "No" : virtual chat , 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dec 14, 2021

Do you find yourself feeling stressed or resentful because you've said "yes" too often?Learn some strategies to strategically prioritize and say “no” when needed. Step One: sign up https://msstate.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5cnrsQnAOwvjf02 Step Two: claim your free institutional membership:       Go to...

Screen & Discuss: Moving from Resistance to Writing : virtual chat , 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nov 19, 2021

Set yourself free from the dread and guilt cycle of academic writing, and learn techniques to power throughresistance to increase your writing. Shake off or prevent the writing funk with us. Step One: sign up https://msstate.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5cnrsQnAOwvjf02 Step Two: claim your free institutional membership...

Allyship & Action Round Table Discussion : virtual chat , 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nov 05, 2021

So many of us want to help or create social change but just don’t know how!  Help create that change with the help of others with this honest, facilitated virtual discussion on being an effective ally. Click here to sign up

Reframing Deficit Thinking Around First-Generation Scholars : virtual chat , 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Nov 01, 2021

Join Dr. Georgianna L. Martin for lunch and consider how to re-frame the deficit talk and attitudes towards first-generation college students.  Follow-up discussions will be held in-person and online for further dialogue on inclusive teaching practices. See listings below. This series is a partnership between the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Institutional Diversity and...

Picture A Scientist: The Mississippi Experience : virtual , 3:00 pm

Oct 28, 2021

Follow up & take action on the challenge set in Picture A Scientist with a statewide partnership of colleges & universities. Featuring a virtual keynote on diversity in science, a panel of MS scientists, & ways we can all make science more inclusive. Click to reserve your spot today!

Picture A Scientist Screening Party : Fowlkes Auditorium & virtually , 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Oct 26, 2021

Screen the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival winner documentary Picture A Scientist which chronicles the stories of female scientists as they provide new perspectives on how to make science more diverse, equitable, & open to all. Free t-shirt & treats for participants. Click to register today!

Cultural Competency in the Workplace : virtual chat , 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Oct 08, 2021

If you want to be more inclusive & benefit from diversity but aren’t sure where to start, then this session is for you! Join us virtually to discuss social identities, microaggressions and leave with a unique action plan. Click here to sign up.

Inclusive Pedagogy Best Practices : virtual chat , 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Oct 05, 2021

Join colleagues for lunch to identify simple ways to include all learners in any classroom and in any field. A takeaway lunch will be provided. Speaker: Dr. Harvest Collier. This series is a partnership between the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. Sign up to join the luncheon...

Screen & Discuss: How To Engage in Healthy Conflict : virtual chat , 3:00 pm

Oct 01, 2021

Conflict-management is an essential part of thriving as a professional and person, decide how to prevent andnavigate conflict in healthy ways. Step One: sign up https://msstate.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5cnrsQnAOwvjf02 Step Two: claim your free institutional membership:       Go to...

Words Are Powerful: Diversity Buzzwords Workshop : virtual chat , 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sep 29, 2021

Understanding the impact of language makes a workplace more inclusive, a class more effective, and a team more united. Join us virtually to discuss must-know social identity terminology & best practices. Click here to sign up. 

Benefits of Inclusion in the Classroom : Grisham Room, the Library , 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Sep 07, 2021

This introductory session will provide attendees with an overview of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the benefits of creating an inclusive classroom environment at MSU. Attendees will be able to identify ways that their own courses could benefit from improved inclusion. A takeaway lunch will be provided. This series is a partnership between the Center for Teaching and Learning and the...

Supporting Trans* Scholars : https://www.facultydiversity.org/events , 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Aug 24, 2021

Haven't signed up for your free membership? No worries, click HERE.  In this webinar, Dr. D-L Stewart will address the key questions and strategies needed to support trans* scholars, but also to reform and transform how we consider gender in the academy. Through discussion of...

Screen & Discuss: How to Align Your Time With Your Priorities : virtual chat , 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Aug 23, 2021

Grab your planner and learn the secrets to making it work day-to-day and week-to-week. In this webinar, you'll learnthe 30-minute technique to get the most important things done each day. Step One: sign up https://msstate.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5cnrsQnAOwvjf02 Step Two: claim your free institutional membership...

14-Day Writing Challenge : https://www.oidi.msstate.edu/programs-services/national-center-for-faculty-development-and-diversity/ , 12:15 am

Mar 22, 2021 - Apr 04, 2021

Jump start your academic writing habit through the 14 Day Writing Challenge. Join colleagues as challenge and support one another to write more and with purpose! Sign up is totally free, just be sure to activate your NCFDD account. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up by March 17...

Trailblazing NYSE trader to speak Thursday as part of Seal Distinguished Speaker Series : https://www.msstate.edu/newsroom/article/2021/03/trailblazing-nyse-trader-speak-thursday-part-seal-distinguished-speaker , 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mar 18, 2021

Lauren Simmons, the youngest female and second-ever African American woman to work as a trader at the New York Stock Exchange, will give a presentation to the Mississippi State community Thursday [March 18] as part of the Leo W. Seal Jr. Distinguished Speaker Series. The event will be held in the Colvard Student Union’s Foster Ballroom at 7 p.m. Simmons’ speech will be open to the public, but...

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