The purpose of the Inclusivity Center is to provide a welcoming and inclusive space for various activities such as meetings, speakers, and events as they relate to the University’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. All are welcome at the Inclusivity Center, which provides a space for students, faculty and staff who partake in its offerings to feel a sense of belonging, be engaged, and know they are valued. The center also provides a variety of diversity-related resources.
The Inclusivity Center can comfortably seat 8-10 individuals and includes a TV, phone with speaker, and dry erase board. During COVID-19 protocols, maximum occupancy in the center is 3 individuals. All social distancing and masking protocols must be followed in the center.
The center can be reserved by contacting the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at 330.325.6736 or by sending an email to Jacqueline Fausnight at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commitments of the Center
The center will provide resources to educate campus about cultural worldviews; attitudes towards cultural differences, and knowledge of different cultural practices.
The activities within the center will be empathetic to the concern for the needs, well-being and interests of all individuals.
The center will appreciate various cultures and the benefits they can bring to us all. The activities of the center will embrace the cultures that are represented at the University.
The uniqueness and similarities of all those who engage within the center will be celebrated.
All those that gather in the center should feel they can bring their “whole self.” Individuals should be respected and respectful of others. A gathering place where all who partake in its offerings will have a sense of:
- feeling respected
- feeling engaged
- feeling valued
The center is a place where all will feel a level of supportive energy for our contributions. Every individual is diverse and this center is welcoming to everyone who brings their collective uniqueness to the common good.
TITLE IX IS LAW
Employment and academic discrimination against any individual on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status is prohibited.