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Intercultural Directions Council

The Role of the Intercultural Directions Council

To empower, facilitate, assess and provide data, resources and feedback to the CSB/SJU communities so as to enhance intercultural competence. This process will embrace an integral and collaborative approach that over time engages all aspects of both institutions. The Strategic Directions Council expects the IDC to provide quality and timely information in order to inform the SDC in institutional planning.

Members for 2017-2018

Mary Geller
Terry Check

Carol Abell

Theresa Anderson

Karen Backes

Jessica Dickau

Sarah Gewritz

Kate Graham

Tracy Gust

Amanda Jantzer

Jean Keller

Jen Kramer

Kristin Lyman

Kyhl Lyngaard

Anna Mercedes

Doug Mullin

Deborah Pembleton

Sarah Pruett

Terri Rodriguez

Hannah Salto

Annika Turner

Angie Whitney

Brandyn Woodard

Upcoming Events

Lessons from Charlottesville thru a critical lens

1.  “Fake News and Echo Chambers: How Can We Stop the Spiral?” – October 11th, 2017 @ 4:30pm – 5:45pm (CSB – Gorecki 204B)

Rapp, D. N. (2016).  The consequences of reading inaccurate information.  Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25(4), 281-285.  Doi:  

Link to article (if you are on-campus, you should have free access)

Flaxman, S., Goel, S., & Rao, J. M. (2016).   Filter bubbles, echo chambers, and online news consumption.  Public Opinion Quarterly, 80, 298-320. Doi: 10.1093/poq/nfw006

Link to article

2.  “Envisioning Country and Campus Anew” – October 18th, 2017 @ 4:30pm - 5:45pm (CSB – Gorecki 204B)

     Moving Forward with Hope, Courage, and Compassion: Creating Connections through Conversation

12th Annual Conversation on race slated
Tuesday October 17th at the Rivers Edge Convention Center from
5:00pm- 8:30pm.

Registration Link

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