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Course Activities

MPAD 6311 Introduction to Nonprofit Management--data analysis to show the stark lack of diversity in the governance of nonprofits (e.g., governing boards members, board chairs, executive directors) and we discuss ways to improve this. Also, discuss a lot about how...

Grants, Events, Collaborations, Projects

Recently submitted NSF Proposal Title: Collaborative Research: Creating an Ethical Research Ecosystem for Computing Culture Change (CEREC-3)--Collaboration of Charlotte and Johnson C. Smit University to emphasize diversity, equity, and inclusion from a global...

Teaching and Research Activities for John Szmer, Professor

CLAS Department Diversity Liaison POLS representative (John Szmer) Research Projects- book that examines how institutions and contexts, broadly, affect how diversity influences processes on a variety of collegial courts (i.e., courts that collectively make decisions...

Charlotte Business Buzz Podcast

Season 2 of the Belk College's podcast series focused on DEI topics. Topics included: Gender Inequality in the Workplace and Investing in Minority-owned Businesses. The podcast series is produced by University Communications.

Faces of Belk College

Web feature spotlights a diverse group of Belk College students, faculty, staff and alumni


Career coaching, interview opportunities/job fair, and scholarship fundraising for students with an emphasis on promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.

Equity Collaborative

Our program has created an Equity Collaborative designed to continuously examine the conceptual framework, practices, and products of the Early Educator Support Office. The Equity Collaborative, a diverse representation of our own staff, strive to ensure each are...

Inclusivity Career Meet Up Series

These Career Meet Up Series includes career community focused topics as well as general career topics all with an inclusivity focus.

Enhanced recruiting tactics to Kinesiology programs: Undergraduate through advanced degrees,

The purpose of this proposal is to request funding to support distinctive recruitment efforts by the undergraduate and graduate programs within Kinesiology programs that will connect with the underrepresented populations and ultimately result in enrollment of a...

Atkins Library Book Club

The Atkins Library book club focuses on diversity and cultural topics to spark conversations around inclusivity, equity, and awareness of human differences embedded in our society and culture. Originally part of the Atkins Library Self-Selected Group Development,...