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Come Visit Our Tent at Homecoming 2021

When: Saturday, October 23, 2021, 11 AM to 2 PM

Where: Back to the 90's Tent & Beer Garden- Department Tailgate-Wackar Stadium

Meet our amazing staff! Join us for a day of fun and excitement. Learn about our resources and opportunities. Find out how you can get involved in building a diverse and inclusive community where all members can learn and grow. 

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is proud to present the Virtual DEI Certificate Program, a professional development opportunity that provides foundational knowledge and skills in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. This program is an excellent enhancement to your personal and professional development.



P - 20 Educators & Administrators/Higher Education

Faculty Board of Education Members

Community Leaders


DEI Course Materials

DEI Certificate from Rowan University One Continuing Education Unit


Module 1.1: Intercultural Development

Monday, October 4, 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. ET

Thursday, October 7, 4 :00 P.M. – 6 :00 P.M. ET

In this session we explore who we are- why differences matters, how to work across differences, how to identify differences, and how to leverage those to build collaborations and relationships that support all.

 Module 1.2: Systems of Power and Privilege

Tuesday, October 12, 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. ET

Thursday, October 14, 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. ET

In this session we explore systems of power and privilege, how those benefit some while marginalizing others, how they are institutionalized and intersectional.

Module 1.3: Understanding Culture

Wednesday, October 20, 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. ET

Friday, October 22, 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. ET

In this session we explore culture, and how cultural values inform beliefs and behaviors. We learn how to identify our own cultural norms, and how those influence our interactions and assumptions.

Module 1.4: Identity Work

Tuesday, October 26, 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. ET

Wednesday, October 27, 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. ET

In this session we explore social identity categories, identify the ones to which we belong, and examine the ways those identity groups influence our experiences.

Module 1.5: Implicit Bias

Monday, November 1, 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. ET

Thursday, November 4, 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. ET

In this session we examine how unconscious or implicit biases we hold, based on our culture and identity groups, show up in our everyday actions and engage with strategies to uncover, explore, and counteract.

Module 1.6: Microaggressions and Inclusive Language

Monday, November 8, 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. ET

Wednesday, November 10, 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. ET

In this session we extend the conversation about implicit bias into the ways it manifests in microagressions, language, and appropriation, while trying out strategies to increase the inclusiveness of our language and eliminate microagressions.

Module 1.7: Ally, Accomplice and Advocate

Monday, November 15, 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. ET

Tuesday, November 16, 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. ET

In this session we explore strategies to act as ally, accomplice, and advocate for our own groups, and for others, to build inclusive communities, and explore the tension between intent and impact.

*In order to complete the certificate, you must attend all seven modules.

Rowan Employees and Students – Free

For Rowan Affiliates and Non-Rowan Participants, please refer to this Flyer for registration fees.

Register at: https://shop.rowan.edu/store/events/listings/40402

Questions? Email us at DEI@Rowan.edu


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36th Annual Dr. martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Celebration and Day of Service

This event provides opportunities for the Rowan community to celebrate the life and legacy of a true American visionary.

This year, new opportunities will be offered through our Day of Service for the community to leave a lasting impact serving in the spirit of Dr. King.

All proceeds will provide four-year scholarships to our students through the William H. Myers Memorial

Scholarships, furthering the University’s mission to provide an accessible, quality education at an affordable cost.

When: Monday, January 17, 2022

Where: Eynon Ballroom, Chamberlain Student Center, Rowan University

Scholarship Breakfast: 9 a.m.

Day of Service: 11 a.m.

Please dress in comfortable clothing. Attire representing your organization is encouraged.

Co-sponsored by the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Rowan University Foundation

Rowan University will follow all approved CDC, Federal and State guidelines at the time of the event to ensure the health and safety of our visitors. Visit rowan.edu/returntorowan for more information.

To register go to: alumni.rowan.edu/MLK22

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For more information:

Scholarship Breakfast, call Marie Polk at 856-256-4059 or write to polk@rowan.edu

Day of Service, call Andrew Perrone at 856-256-4597 or write to perrone@rowan.edu 



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