Courageous Conversations: Racism and Reality
Thursday, September 15, 2016
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Student Union Auditorium (Bldg. 58 W, Rm. 2704)
Courageous Conversations is a collaborative speaker series that examines current events and policies in our nation that directly impact our community. This event will examine: Racism and Reality.
Join us as highly trained facilitators guide students, educators, employees, community leaders, and citizens through civil discussion to address current issues on race and the way the media portrays people of color in our society. Included in this is a discussion of the evolution of technology as it affects racial matters. Small group discussions will follow focusing on ways the media can improve its portrayal of people of color in our community and across the nation. A reception will follow sponsored by the Taylor Leadership Institute.
Dr. Roy Kaplan - Past Executive Director, National Conference of Christian and Jews
Dr. Navita Cummings James - Associate Professor, Department of Communications, University of South Florida (USF)
Office of the President
Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs
Division of Student Affairs
Coggin College of Business
Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations
Commission on Diversity and Inclusion
Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Taylor Leadership Institute
African American Faculty and Staff Association
University Police Department
U.S. Department of Justice
8th Annual Student Leadership Summit
Friday, October 28, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Student Union Ballrooms, Bldg. 58W, Rm 3703 (3rd Floor)
The Taylor Leadership Institute, in partnership with Undergraduate Studies, presents the Eighth Annual UNF Student Leadership Summit on Friday, October 28th from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM in the Student Union Ballrooms, building 58W, room 3703, 3rd floor.
This year's theme Initiative to Innovation: YOUR Commitment to Action and Leadership will challenge attendees to develop their inner drive to initiate change through innovation and action. Dr. Bremely Lyngdoh, a global leader in environmental sustainability initiatives, will emphasize the importance of today's leaders taking positive action toward social change in the world. Dr. Lyngdoh is a high energy, innovative world leader! He will share his riveting journey with us and demonstrate how we too can make a difference in the world.
Fostering fun and opportunity, the Annual Student Leadership Summit is packed full of experiential learning opportunities for attendees, community leaders and volunteers.
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