Becoming Community Prior Workshops

Previous Becoming Community Workshops:


  • Amy Reynolds' Keynote Speech: Leadership for Multicultural Change 
    (Not Eligible for Certificate Credit) 
    Oct. 17th, 2018, 5-6:00 pm 
    Gorecki 120


  • Amy Reynolds' Community Workshop: Strategies and Tools for Creating Multicultural Campuses 
    Oct. 18th, 2018, 9:30am-11:00am 
    SJU Founders Room, Quad 170


  • Lessons from the First Mellon Grants & Demonstrating Inclusive Practices for Teachers 
    (Kyhl Lyndgaard, Jean Keller, Amanda Macht Jantzer & Brandyn Woodard) 
    Oct. 15th, 2018, 4-5:30 pm 
    Learning Commons, 391, SJU


  • IISS: Deconstructing Whiteness? The force/counterforce of privilege  
    (Curtis Linton)  
    Oct. 22nd, 2018, 7 pm 
    Upper Gorecki, CSB


  • Human Resources: Diversity & Inclusion Professional Development Opportunities: 
    What do I need to know about our LGBTQI+ community members at CSB/SJU? 
    SJU: Nov. 1st, 2018, 3-4:30 pm, (Quad 264) 
    CSB: Nov. 7th, 2018, 8:30am-10am (BAC 135)


  • IISS: Beyond Diversity 101: Microinequities, Implicit Bias, and Moving toward Equity  
    (Anne Phibbs)  
    Nov. 6th, 2018, 7 pm 
    Quad 264, SJU


  • Debra Leigh – C.A.R.E. Workshop 
    November 27th, 2018, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
    CSB – Upper Gorecki


  • RAD: Reflection Action Dialogue, Drowning Voices, Can You Hear Me? 
    Wednesday, Nov. 28th, 2018, 7-8:30 pm 
    Colman Black Box Theather, BAC, CSB


  • Combating Microaggressions  
    (Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination Students with Professor Pam Bacon)  
    Thursday, November 29th, 2018 
    11:10 am-12:30 pm 
    Founders Room, Quad, SJU


  • Yesterday and Today: Trends in Native and New Student Profiles 
    (Jon McGee & Ted Gordon) 
    Dec. 3rd, 12-1:30 pm 
    Founders Room, Quad, SJU


  • STEM Roundtables: Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in STEM  
    (Sunil Chetty, Katie Furniss, Pam Bacon & Annette Raigoza) 
    Dec 4th at 4:15-5:15  
    PDR, Gorecki, CSB
  • Teaching Whiteness: Why It's Important and How to Do it
    Emily Esch
    March 13, 2019 4:30 pm
    Quad 170, SJU


  • Transforming Your Syllabus for Inclusivity: A Collaborative Workshop
    Madeleine Israelson, Catherine Bohn-Gettler, Terri Rodriguez, Allison Spender, Diana Fenton, and Jeanne Cofell
    March 20, 4:30-6 pm
    Gorecki President's Dining Room, CSB


  • Pedagogy Roundtable-- Literature and Language: Towards Building an Inclusive Community in the Classroom
    March 27, 4:30-6 pm
    HAB 102, CSB 


  • Navigating Gender and Sexuality On Campus and in the Classroom:
    Liam Lair
    April 1, 12:00-1:30 pm
    Gorecki 204A 


  • The Politics of Gender
    Liam Lair
    April 2, 7:00 pm
    Quad 264, SJU


  • Creating an Inclusive Organization: Addressing Conflict and Building Authentic Dialogue
    Anne Phibbs
    Thursday, April 4, 7:00 pm
    Pellegrene Auditorium, SJU  


  • Book Group: Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice

Session One (week of March 25), Session Two (week of April 1, and Session Three (week of April 8)



  • Advancing Diversity and Inclusion Through the Arts
    Roundtable Discussion with Susan Gogdill-Vollbrecht, Laura Taylor, Tanya Gertz, Kaarin Johnston, and Bruce Campbell
    Friday, April 12, 2:00-3:30 pm
    BAC Gallery Lounge, CSB


  • Recognition and Celebration Event 

(This is not a certificate event.) 
May 1, 4:00-5:00 pm
HCC Alumne Hall, CSB


  • The Power of Music: From Gospel to Pop, transforming one soul at a time. 

(This is not a certificate event)
Jearlyn Steele, singer amd speaker.
August 30th 5:30; BAC Practice Room


  • They/Them Project 
    Wednesday, October 9th 7-8:30 Gorecki 204C 


  • David Karp, Restorative Justice
    Tuesday, October 15th 11:45-1:15 Quad 264


  • Native Studies Series facilitated by Ted Gordon, Corrie Grosse, Melissa Burrell and additional CSB/SJU Students-
    Part 1-Native Minnesota: How Native Nations Shape our State
    Monday, October 14th (Indigenous People’s Day) 6:30-8:00pm in Gorecki 204C
    Part 2 Decolonizing Your Classroom
    Tuesday, December 3rd 6:30-8:00pm Gorecki 204A


  • Why Leadership on Diversity and Inclusion Requires Emotional Intelligence with Anne Phibbs (IISS)
    Wednesday, October 16th 7pm Gorecki 204C       


  • Mutual Mentoring for Inclusion: Making Every Connection Count for Early Career Faculty

9:55-11:15 a.m., Thursday, October 24-CSB, Ardolf Science Center 142


  • Network-Based Mentoring for Inclusion: A Fresh Approach for Mid-Career Faculty

3:00-4:30 p.m., Thursday, October 24 -SJU, Quad 353


  • Culturally Informed Assessment presented by Libby Smith from ARC Evaluation
    Friday, October 25th 12-1:30pm Gorecki 120


  • Downloading and Internalizing Maps & Meanings
    Tuesday, November 5th 5:00-7:00 pm CSB Gorecki 204C

  • Apples and Oranges: Heritage Speakers in the Second Language Classroom: Visiting Speaker Dr. Kim Potowski
    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 6:00-7:15 pm Gorecki Presidents' Dining Room CSB


  • What LGBTQ+  Students Want Staff and Faculty to Know

Wednesday, February 19. 5-6:30 pm - Gorecki 204B.


  • Gender, Sexuality and Inclusion: The Assets and Challenges of our Catholic, Benedictine Traditions 

Thursday, March 12. 11:15 am-12:30 pm. - Gorecki 204c