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Making Excellence Inclusive Day

Aug 12 2019 - 9:00am
A&S Auditorium

The Office of Inclusive Excellence will host its third annual Making Excellence Inclusive Day August 12, 2019. It will be held in the A&S auditorium and classrooms from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

The entire GC community is welcome to attend. 

9 a.m. to 10 a.m.: 21st Century Workplace and the Significance of the GC Brand: A For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Perspective. We will talk with the experts: 

  • Lydia Thacker, chief diversity and inclusion officer, YMCA of Metro Atlanta
  • Sarah Rettker, vice president of Investor Engagement, Georgia Chamber of Commerce

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.: Demographic Shifts and the Impact on Higher Education in Georgia

  • Dr. Angela Bell, vice chancellor of Research and Policy Analysis, University System of Georgia

2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Choose your session: 

  • Varying Abilities Awareness in the Workplace presented by the Office of Human Resources, 
  • Managing Triggers presented by Counseling Services Varying Abilities & Classroom Pedagogy or  
  • How to Create Inclusive Classrooms presented by Erin Williams Benson, director of Disability Resource Center, University of Georgia

Please register for the event. Registration ends Friday, August 9 at 3 p.m. To learn more, contact OIE at 445-4233.

Jennifer Birch
Coordinator of Education and Outreach
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