ODI Signature Initiatives

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosts and sponsors several engaging and relevant signature events to advance inclusive excellence across our campus.  We invite all members of the UNC Charlotte community to find out more about each of our signature events and programs below. Click on the following images to learn more.

Accommodations Statement: UNC Charlotte is committed to having an accessible campus for individuals with disabilities.  To request accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals should complete a request form  or email the request to accessibility.charlotte.edu, or contact the Office of Disability Services at 704‑687‑0040 (tty/v).  Requests should be made at least 7 business days prior to the event.


Niner Nation King Week


Niner Nation King Week is a week-long list of events designed to honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities typically include lectures, moderated discussions, film showings, sporting events, cultural gatherings and community service projects. 
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Distinguished Scholar Series clickable image


The Distinguished Scholar Series is a unique blend of a Ted Talk and a moderated conversation, where esteemed faculty experts from local and national universities are invited to share their research, ideas, commentary, and reflections on a variety of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics.
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DIG DEEP Series clickable image


Dig DEEP (Dialogue, Education, Engagement and Practice) is a series of professional development workshops for faculty who want to grow in their inclusive excellence content, curriculum, communication, and pedagogy. Specifically, Dig DEEP allows faculty to work in professional learning groups and improve their instruction techniques through the latest use of theoretical frameworks, best practices, and toolkits.
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Inclusive Excellence Grant clickable image


This initiative is available to faculty and staff members and offers financial assistance for innovative projects that are based on evidence-based practices with high impact. These projects may involve cross-cultural collaborations, have the potential for sustainable success and align with the strategic goals of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
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