Teaching & Learning Conference & Spring Summit

The MSU Teaching and Learning Conference and the Student Success Summit leverage the campus community’s collective skills and knowledge about teaching, learning, and administrative processes to advance student persistence and success, and benefit the entire university community. Collectively, the conference and summit seek to: Actively engage participants Reflect current evidence-based practice Stimulate personal and professional… Read More »

Equity & Learning While Abroad

“Equity & Learning While Abroad: Being Mindful of the Local Global Dynamics” Global and intercultural learning is an essential component of education abroad; however, educators must also attend to intragroup diversity. Creating an inclusive study abroad program is more than having a diverse group of participants; it is about ensuring that the program environment provides… Read More »

MSU Dialogues: Crossing Racial & Other Social Divides

The Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives invites you to the kickoff event for “MSU Dialogues,” featuring Dr. Patricia Gurin. About the Speaker: Patricia Gurin is the Nancy Cantor Distinguished University Professor and the Arthur Thurnau Professor Emerita at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include the role of social identities in individual and… Read More »

Making Relationships Work: A Summit on Black Male Academic Success and Inclusion

Making Relationships Work: A Summit on Black Male Academic Success and Inclusion

Hear directly from young Black men and boys, research experts, and practitioners about the factors that facilitate and/or frustrate relationship building with Black male students in P-12 and postsecondary education contexts. Parents, community stakeholders, educators, faculty, student affairs professionals, college students and youth ages 12 – 17 are invited to attend. Breakout session topics include:… Read More »

Education Abroad Workshop Series

The EA workshop series continues in February with a session on “Creating Inclusive Communities to Enhance Intercultural Learning.” Creating an inclusive community among your Education Abroad participants can maximize the learning potential of your EA program, and can also help to diffuse contentious “hot topic” conversations into opportunities for intercultural growth and understanding. This workshop… Read More »

Our Community: Engaging to Move Forward

Please join us for a guided conversation among MSU employees related to current events and climate on campus. This opportunity, with trained facilitators from the regional Facilitator’s Guild, will allow attendees to provide the context of where they see the university community now and productively discuss ideas for moving forward. All faculty, staff, post-docs and… Read More »

Vulnerability & Resiliency Informed Insights for Approaches to Trauma

Part of the MSU Minority Child Development Series, sponsored by MSU Human Development and Family Studies, Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives and University Outreach and Engagement. About the Speaker: Margaret Beale Spencer, Ph.D. Marshall Field IV Endowed Professor of Urban Education and Chairperson of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago Dr. Spencer was director… Read More »

Learn at Lunch Series: International Students in the Classroom

International Students in the Classroom: Nationality in the Era of Nationalism Bring your lunch and join the conversation, ask questions and LEARN! Everyone is welcome. Moderator: Elizabeth Matthews, Office for International Students and Scholars Speakers: Gabe Ording, Integrative Studies in Social Science; Patricia Walters, English Language Center; Jim Lucas, Undergraduate Education Many international students come… Read More »