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Organizational Science Summer Institute

May 16, 2022 to May 19, 2022

The Organizational Science Summer Institute is an annual, week-long graduate school preparatory program for members of populations that are underrepresented in graduate school and fields of organizational science. Our mission is to help diversify the pipeline for graduate school and of...

Know Me Task Force

September 13, 2019

Personalization of our Charlotte experiences and interactions enable us to be more inclusive. The Know Me Task Force's primary initiative is to personalize the experience of every student, faculty, staff, or alumni member within our community. The task force has already tackled the ability to share...

Look In The Mirror: See Who You Can Be

August 23, 2021 to June 10, 2022

The Cato College of Education, J. Murrey Atkins Library, and. College of Computing and Informatics, in collaboration with the UNC Charlotte Chancellor's Diversity Challenge Fund are pleased to present, “Look In The Mirror-See Who You Can Be.” The purpose of this project is to Dorothy J. Vaughan...

Business Services Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee

January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

The Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee is charged with advising the Associate Vice Chancellor for Business Services on matters of diversity and inclusion within Business Services. The committee’s charge includes examining organizational policies and practices, encouraging and offering...

Center for Graduate Life & Learning Diversity & Inclusion Resources

September 20, 2020

Monthly affinity group lunches for students from underrepresented groups; A dedicated orientation for graduate students of color; a GRAD course, Topics in Diversity, offered each spring through the CGLL; GRAD course, Navigating Graduate School as a First Generation Scholar, which supports first gen...

NSF AGEP - Graduate Student Mentoring

September 7, 2021

The National Science Foundation funds the AGEP North Carolina Alliance: An Institutional Transformation Model to Increase Minority STEM Doctoral Student and Faculty Success (AGEP) program. The primary goals of AGEP are to (a) significantly increase the number of underrepresented...

Student Experience Project

July 1, 2019 to May 28, 2022

The Student Experience Project (SEP) is a collaborative of university leaders, faculty, researchers and national education organizations committed to innovative, research-based practices to increase degree attainment by building equitable learning environments and fostering a sense of belonging on...

Peer Guide Program

August 19, 2019

The Peer Guide program is a leadership opportunity for Belk College students designed to support the recruitment and success of undergraduate Belk College students, particularly underrepresented student populations. Peer Guides provide support to the Niblock Student Center through assisting the...

Enhanced recruiting tactics to Kinesiology programs: Undergraduate through advanced degrees

September 21, 2021 to June 1, 2022

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 diverse student body within...

Geography & Earth Science: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

August 15, 2018

Welcome to the Department of Geography & Earth Sciences (GES)! We invite you to explore our webpages on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) wherein our aim is to cultivate and maintain an inclusive and supportive environment for all students, staff and faculty. On our GES DEI webpages you...