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Diversity Events Summary

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    10/25/2013
    Adult Protective Services
    to inform students, community and staff about incidents of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults who are 18 years of age or older, regardless of financial standing.
    4
    Fitness Center
  • 1
    9/7, 9/8, 9/14, 9/15 and 9/282012
    COM101: MOSAIC for Students
    We talk about diversity, inclusion and valuing differences at PVCC. But what does it mean? How does it relate to our daily work environments and what is the impact on the organization? MOSAIC Overview: What is this Series About This session provides participants with an overview of the 24-hour MOSAIC series. Participants will have an
    29 students, 2 members of the Diversity and Inclusion Team from District Office, 2 faculty, one staff member, and 11 DiI student
    Socio-Cultural Grant
  • 1
    August 16,2013
    The Role of Diversity and Inclusion in a Learning Centered College
    The outcomes included: explore the "whys" behind the need for diversity and inclusion in a Learning Centered College; develop individual action plans to act on the college's diversity and inclusion goals; and review and edit existing diversity and inclusion goals.
    25
    Office of the President and E and OLT
  • 1,2
    2014-09-10
    Sep. 24, 2014, October 22, 2014, November 5, 2014
    PVCC International Film Festival
    Educate both students and community members on the complex issues of human conflict using the medium of film as a basis to understand the everyday lives of peoples.
    705
    Center for International Studies
  • 1,2
    10/10/12
    405 Years of Immigration
    Diverse campus experience. Presentation by Dr. Brian Gratton on the topic of immigration will lead to a discussion of civil discourse on a particularly sensitive and volatile issue within this and other countries.
    96
    int'l ed
  • 1,2
    9/16
    The Food of Arizona: Many Cultures, Many Flavors (or Deconstructing the Taco)
    Diverse learning experience: A presentation by Greg McNamara on the history of foods commonly found in the Americas and the migration of these foods out of and back into the cultures found in the Americas.
    65
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2
    2014-04-09
    Visiting artist: Ana Thiel and Contemporary Mexican Art
    Students in various ART courses explored the creative process with sculptor Ana Thiel, a contemporary artist from Mexico.
    80
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2
    2014-10-07
    Differing Perspectives: An Overview of the Palestine-Israel Conflict
    Educate students from communication, college success, and reading courses on the origins and outcomes of the on-going conflict in Israel and Palestine to demonstrate the complexity of the conflict and any desired resolution.
    100
    Center for International Studies
  • 1,2
    2/5
    Project Civil Discourse
    The lecture for students "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: Walls, Boundaries, Lines in the Sand, and the Yankee Poet" used a Robert Frost poem to examine and discuss the social issue of immigration.
    25
    Center for International Studies
  • 1,2
    10/22/13
    Sustainable Foods and Immigration: Vote with Your Fork
    Diverse learning experience: A presentation by educational director, Margi Ault-Duell, from the Borderlinks organization in Tucson that discussed the impact of NAFTA on farmers in the Americas.
    80
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2
    2014-03-19
    Arizona and US Border History and Policy
    Students in CPD and RDG were guided by Borderlinks representatives to examine the history of the US/ Mexico border beginning in the early 19th Century to present day.
    60
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2
    2014-02-13
    The Role of Mass Media in Our Uncertain and Uncivil Society
    Diverse campus experience. Presentation by Dr. John Craft on the topic of immigration will lead to a discussion of civil discourse on a particularly sensitive and volatile issue within this and other countries.
    55
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2
    2014-10-22
    Sex-trafficking: Local and Global
    Educate anthropology and sociology students on the social problem of modern slavery and one specific form, sex-trafficking, to demonstrate the local and global context.
    85
    Center for International Studies
  • 1,2
    9/16
    Phoenix Farmer's Market: a Student Presentation of Research
    Diverse learning experience: Presentation by anthropology students from Dr. Stephanie Bjork's guided research project on vendors and patrons of the Phoenix Farmer's Market.
    50
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2
    4/10
    Borderlinks and Women's Issues
    Students in ASB211 and SOC212 explored the use of cartoon images to reflect on the social climate facing immigrants in the U.S., with an emphasis on gender; engaged in role-play and discussion about the systemic and social challenges facing undocumented women in the U.S.; discovered the historical and current trends in migration and how wo
    60
    Center for International Studies
  • 1,2
    2014-03-19
    Life on the Border in Art
    Students in ART were guided by Borderlinks representatives to examine the US/ Mexico border issues through artistic representations from both local and international artists.
    20
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2
    2014-10-07
    Islam 101
    Educate students from reading, college success, and multicultural education courses on 5 pillars of Islam to demonstrate similarities between Muslims and non-Muslims.
    100
    Center for International Studies
  • 1,2,3
    9/5, 9/19, 10/3, & 10/17
    PVCC International Film Festival
    The film festival showcases the lives of peoples of other cultures for the purposes of demonstrating the richness of our diverse world and our shared humanity. The 2012/13 theme was Hispanic Cinema.
    600
    Center for International Studies
  • 1,2,3
    9/4, 9/18, 10/2, & 10/16
    PVCC Intl Film Festival
    The film festival showcases the lives of peoples of other cultures for the purposes of demonstrating the richness of our diverse world and our shared humanity. The Fall 2013 theme was Best Foreign Films.
    600
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2,3
    9/5, 9/19, 10/3, 10/17
    PVCC International Film Festival
    Diverse campus experience. The film festival showcases the lives of peoples of other cultures for the purposes of demonstrating the richness of our diverse world and our shared humanity.
    600
    int'l ed
  • 1,2,3
    2014-01-22
    2/5, 2/19, 3/5, & 3/19
    PVCC Intl Film Festival
    The film festival showcases the lives of peoples of other cultures for the purposes of demonstrating the richness of our diverse world and our shared humanity. The Fall 2013 theme was Best Foreign Films.
    800
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2,3,4
    2014-04-04
    4/5, 4/6, 4/11, 4/12
    COM101 Student MOSAIC Series
    MOSAIC Overview: What is this Series About This session provides participants with an overview of the 24-hour MOSAIC series. Participants will have an opportunity to be actively involved, at a basic level, in the complex yet rewarding journey that the MOSAIC series will take them in creating a service oriented, respectful, inclusive an
    52
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 1,2,3,4
    2014-03-18
    The Differences between Refugees and Immigrants
    Students in CPD, EDU, and RDG participated in a simulated learning opportunity which explored refugee and immigrant distinctions, life in refugee camps, and life in the US after resettlement.
    60
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2,3,4
    2014-03-20
    3/25 & 4/2
    Islamic Speakers Bureau
    Diverse campus experience. The Islamic Speakers Bureau of Arizona hosts session in ASB, EDU, & PSY courses for students to learn the basic principles of one of the world's largest religions to dispel stereotypes about its followers, beliefs, and practices.
    70
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2,3,4
    2014-03-05
    Identity Circle with a class
    - Share with the larger community about one’s identity - Listen to what others share - Appreciate the complexity of one’s identity - Recognize elements of intergroup relationships
    20
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 1,2,3,4
    8/22, 8/29, 10/23, 11/14
    Understanding Islam
    Diverse campus experience. The Islamic Speakers Bureau of Arizona hosts session in ASB, COM, and EDU courses for students to learn the basic principles of one of the world's largest religions to dispel stereotypes about its followers, beliefs, and practices.
    160
    int'l ed
  • 1,2,3,4
    2014-04-18
    5/2
    Kingian Nonviolence Training EL2
    The philosophy and the strategy of Kingian Nonviolence is an effective skill in conflict management. The strategies in this workshop can be applied to everyday situations and interactions at MCCCD. As Charles L. Alphin states, through the application of nonviolence, it is possible �to win your opponent over�, and not �to win over your oppo
    24
    Emerging Leaders 2
  • 1,2,3,4
    10/16, 11/4, & 11/14
    Understanding Islam
    Diverse campus experience. The Islamic Speakers Bureau of Arizona hosts session in ASB, COM, & PSY courses for students to learn the basic principles of one of the world's largest religions to dispel stereotypes about its followers, beliefs, and practices.
    96
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2,3,4
    2014-10-09
    Desperado hosts a free screening of the film Pride
    The Desperado Film Festival Student Club hosted a free screening of the film Pride at the North Valley Harkins Theater at 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 9th. Employees, students, community members were invited via the daily growl, Maricopa distribution lists, and social media. 220 people attended. Film Description: PRIDE is inspired by
    220
    Desperado Film Festival
  • 1,2,3,4
    2014-03-05
    I am > Women's Empowerment Workshop
    The event will take place at Paradise Valley Community College in KSC 100 on Wednesday March 19th, 2014, the first Wednesday after spring break from 12:00-1:30 pm! This workshop will involve several hands on, fun activities and discussions that will talk about what it's like to be a women in today's society. We are focusing on the sexual o
    64
    Diversity Incorporated, Honors, Student Life
  • 1,2,3,4
    3/26 & 4/8
    Preparing Teachers to work with Muslim students & Women and Islam
    Diverse Learning Experience. The Islamic Speakers Bureau of Arizona hosted sessions in ASB and EDU courses for students to learn the basic principles of one of the world's largest religions to dispel stereotypes about its followers, beliefs, and practices.
    50
    Center for International Studies
  • 1,2,3,4
    08/28/2013
    Who is Bayard Rustin?
    We screaned the movie Brother Outsider, the live of Bayard Rustin and had a small group discussion on why he is not more well-known as a civil rights advocate.
    110
    Diversity Inc., PVCC Honors Program, Student Life and Desperado
  • 1,2,3,4
    Fall 2013 semester
    Refugee Resettlement and Cultural Stories
    Twelve presentations from the Catholic Charities Office of Refugee Resettlement were conducted for anthropology, communications, global health, psychology, and sociology classes.
    384
    Center for International Studies
  • 1,2,3,4
    10/22
    Preparing Teachers to Work with Muslim Students
    Diverse campus experience. The Islamic Speakers Bureau of Arizona hosts session in EDU course for students to learn the basic principles of one of the world's largest religions to dispel stereotypes about its followers, beliefs, and practices and how to accommodate Muslim students practices during the school day.
    32
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,2,3,4
    2014-03-03
    Identity Circle with a class
    - Share with the larger community about one’s identity - Listen to what others share - Appreciate the complexity of one’s identity - Recognize elements of intergroup relationships
    24
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 1,2,3,4
    Spring 2013
    Hoop of Learning: Digital Storybook Class
    For the past four years the Hoop of Learning program has enrolled students in CPD103 BE- Native American Pride and Awareness and AIS 140 - American Indian History with the intent of integrating diversity and inclusion outcomes into their curricular experience at PVCC. These courses (also open to mainstream students if space allows) would
    13
    Heather Kruse and Bobbi Brown
  • 1,2,3,4,5
    03/29/2013- 04/19/2013
    COM101 Student Mosaic
    We talk about diversity, inclusion and valuing differences at PVCC. But what does it mean? How does it relate to our daily work environments and what is the impact on the organization? MOSAIC Overview: What is this Series About This session provides participants with an overview of the 24-hour MOSAIC series. Participants will have an oppo
    22 students, 2 members of the Diversity and Inclusion Team from DO, 2 faculty, 1 staff member, and 20 DI facilitator
    Social Cultrual Grant
  • 1,2,3,4,5
    2014-04-25
    4/26, and 4/27
    Facilitation of MOSAIC by PVCC students to MCC students
    MOSAIC Overview: What is this Series About This session provides participants with an overview of the 24-hour MOSAIC series. Participants will have an opportunity to be actively involved, at a basic level, in the complex yet rewarding journey that the MOSAIC series will take them in creating a service oriented, respectful, inclusive an
    42
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 1,2,3,4,7
    Fall 2012 (each Fall)
    ACE - CPD160 - Introduction to Multiculturalism
    For the past two years the ACE program has enrolled the junior cohort in CPD160 - Introduction to Multiculturalism with the intent of integrating diversity and inclusion outcomes into their curricular experience at PVCC. This course was offered through the Counseling division previously but did not have the necessary enrollment and was ca
    66 (Fall 12)
    Heather Kruse
  • 1,2,3,5
    8/13/2013
    Diversity Advisory and Networking
    In this Early Childhood Education professional development event we examined what a diversity advisory is and what the role is of advisory groups. We also established our own north Phoenix Early Childhood Education advisory group.
    30
    First Things First
  • 1,2,3,5
    8/14/2013
    Leading Early Childhood Education Conversations
    In this professional development event with Ijumaa Jordan we learned that critical conversations regarding diversity take skill, insight, and finesse. We examined who holds the power in these conversations, what we should practice to ensure all voices and perspectives are heard, and considered ways to become part of solutions.
    13
    First Things First
  • 1,2,3,5
    8/13/2013
    Becoming a Culturally Responsive Educator
    In this early childhood education professional development event with Ijumaa Jordan we examined how our past experiences help or hinder our work with others and what we can do to become culturally responsive educators.
    17
    First Things First
  • 1,3,4
    2014-02-10
    2/10, 2/19, 2/20, 3/18, 3/19. 4/1
    Refugee Speaker's Bureau
    Diverse campus experience. The Catholic Charities office of Refugee Resettlement hosts presentations their the country of origin. Presenters discuss socio-cultural, religious, economic, and political conflicts that cause people to flee their homeland, becoming refugees, and being resettled in the United States.
    330
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 1,3,4
    9/12, 9/26, 9/27, 10/ 15, 10/26, 11/14
    Refugee Speakers Bureau
    Diverse campus experience. The Catholic Charities office of Refugee Resettlement hosts presentations their the country of origin. Presenters discuss socio-cultural, religious, economic, and political conflicts that cause people to flee their homeland, becoming refugees, and being resettled in the United States.
    352
    int'l ed
  • 1,4
    2012-13 Academic year
    Host Visiting Fulbright scholar in residence
    Diverse campus experience. Scholar is teaching courses, hosting lectures, attending college meetings, and contributing to international-mindedness of internal and external stakeholders.
    300+
    int'l ed
  • 1,5,7
    Spring 2013
    Rosetta Stone
    Participants practice immersion pronunciation, speaking, and listening to improve fluency in English or Spanish (required for PVCC Spanish classes).
    127 (41, or 32%, are community members)
    Learning Support Center
  • 2
    December 3, 2012
    Modernity and Muslim Responses
    You will explore the historical construction of the concept of modernity, and subsequently Muslim responses to it over the past 150 years. Analysis of the results of the breakup of the Ottoman Kingdom and the secular revolution in Turkey. How in many ways that failed and today’s Turkey is as religious as it is secular.
    32
    Continuing Education
  • 2
    4/10 & 4/11
    Anti-Human Trafficking presentations
    These presentations seek to increase student's awareness on the social issue of human trafficking which is prevalent locally, nationally, and internationally. Students are taught the legal definition of human trafficking and how to identify local businesses that may be trafficking humans, and how to respond to such a suspicion to improve
    90
    Center for International Studies
  • 2
    9/28/13
    The Phoenix Opera
    "To deepen connections with our students, staff and community by providing fine and performing arts events highlighting diverse disciplines, styles, languages, and cultures."
    243
    Fine and Performing Arts
  • 2
    10/6/12
    First Saturday Concert Series: Women That Rock
    A musical concert featuring the contributions of female singers, songwriters, band leaders and all-girl bands. Female artists are not typically highlighted in MHL 153 - Rock Music and Culture class, so this concert was a good way to introduce the accomplishments of female artists to students and to community/audience members.
    300
    Fine & Performing Arts
  • 2
    September 19, 2103
    Ethics and the Underprivieged: How and why it is so different than what we expect
    Increase awareness of future healthcare providers and community regarding these objectives. - define the principles of medical ethics: universal or culture specific - discuss whether health care is a "right" or "privilege" - define "moral distress" - describe how ethical issues are viewed differently for those who "have" and for those
    30
    PVCC HOSA - Advisor Denise DiGianfilippo
  • 2
    October 2 - October 23, 2012, 4 Tuesdays
    World Cultures Series: Experience China
    This class will look at Chinese values, customs and a historical perspective of what shaped these values and customs from thousands of years ago. The class will also demonstrate how these values and customs have been challenged in the contemporary and modern China by new ideologies and western culture. It is a foundation of understandi
    32
    Continuing Education
  • 2
    9/7/13
    First Saturday Concert Series Featuring "Ritmo Latino"
    "To deepen connections with our students, staff and community by providing fine and performing arts events highlighting diverse disciplines, styles, languages, and cultures."
    275
    Fine and Performing Arts
  • 2
    11/4 & 11/19
    Anti-Human-Trafficking 101
    These presentations seek to increase student's awareness on the social issue of human trafficking which is prevalent locally, nationally, and internationally. Students are taught the legal definition of human trafficking and how to identify local businesses that may be trafficking humans, and how to respond to such a suspicion to improve
    132
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 2
    October 11 - November 15, 2012, 4 Classes
    Things You Never Knew Series!
    This series of fun lectures taught by Hadara Carol focuses on unusual cultural and historical contributions and origins to our language and modern lives. Class 1: Sumerians, Babylonians, Hittites, Phoenicians & Lydians, Class 2: Egyptians, Hebrews, Persians & Indians, Class 3: Chinese, Greeks & Romans, Class 4: Middle Ages, Renaiss
    32
    Continuing Education
  • 2
    August 16, 2012
    LSC All-Staff Training
    Esther Schon joined us at and brought Steve Moser, a volunteer tutor with Disabilities Resources, to the LSC's all-staff training. Our learning outcome was to find the most appropriate ways to address students' learning needs, regardless of ability or disability. Esther and Steve brought us ideas, insights, and strategies that will enric
    27
    Learning Support Center
  • 2
    December 4, 2012
    The "Arab Spring"
    Learn about the forces that resulted in a phenomenal uprising in the Arab world later known as the ‘Arab Spring’. What was the origin? How did the timeline effect one dictatorial regime from another. How and why some had a successful revolution by the peoples’ power while others are still struggling for democracy.
    32
    Continuing Education
  • 2
    October 8 and October 10, 2013
    Ethical Decision Making in the "Gray" Zone
    Develop an awareness of the public perception of ethics Introduction to the ethical decision making process, issues, values, and implications Begin the process for developing a culture of integrity using a 4 pillar model.
    10
    PVCC HOSA - Advisor Denise DiGianfilippo
  • 2
    2014-03-26
    4/15
    Anti-Human-Trafficking
    These presentations seek to increase student's awareness on the social issue of human trafficking which is prevalent locally, nationally, and internationally. Students are taught the legal definition of human trafficking and how to identify local businesses that may be trafficking humans, and how to respond to such a suspicion to improve
    90
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 2
    October 17- November 14, 2012, 5 Classes
    World Cultures Series: Iran
    A brief overview of history and culture: Major events, economic and political structure during different time periods. You will learn some surprising facts about this culture. Learn what major issues confront Iran in today’s changing global environment and the impact on the country and its diverse population. Review of literature over t
    50
    Continuing Education
  • 2
    9/7/12
    Los Tres Tenores
    A musical concert presented by the Phoenix Opera. The concert was a mix of entertainment and education as the musicians presented several songs in foreign languages, included Mexican ranchero songs, Italian opera arias, and French chansons.
    330
    Fine & Performing Arts
  • 2
    October 30 - November 13, 2012, 3 Classes
    Eastern Spiritual Traditions
    Learn how Eastern spiritual traditions evolved from the ancient Aryans to Hinduism and to Buddhism. We’ll look at some of the ancient writings including the Rig Veda, the Upanishads, and the Sutras of the Pali Canon, and explore how Eastern spirituality eventually came to the West via European archeologists, Orientalists and Theosophists.
    32
    Continuing Education
  • 2
    10/5/13
    First Saturday Concert Series Featuring "Chuck Hall Band"
    "To deepen connections with our students, staff and community by providing fine and performing arts events highlighting diverse disciplines, styles, languages, and cultures."
    300
    Fine and Performing Arts
  • 2
    October 27, 2012
    Introduction to the Mayan Calendar
    This course will provide an understanding of the Mayan Calendar that the movie “2012” did not. Learn about Mayan Mathematics, the origin of the Mayan Calendar, the 260-day Sacred Calendar, the 365-day Solar Calendar, the 52-year Calendar Round, and the 5,125-year Long Count Great Cycle ending December 21, 2012! Also included is the relatio
    50
    Continuing Education
  • 2
    9/1/12
    First Saturday Concert Series: Grupo Liberdade
    Grupo Liberdade presented an evening of music, culture and dancing from Brazil and Latin America. Their presentation was a mix of entertainment and education, as many audience members in attendance were new to the college and new to the specific different forms of Brazilian music.
    180
    Fine & Performing Arts
  • 2
    2014-04-05
    HOPEFEST "Ask Me" Volunteer Experience
    Participants will develop a greater awareness of the needs of the local community across the lifespan related to healthcare, nutrition, clothing, personal care, education, and other resources through engagement in a community wide event focusing on providing services that promote positive social change.
    7
    PVCC HOSA
  • 2
    October 15 - November 5, 2012, 4 Classes
    World Cultures Series: Afghanistan
    A brief overview of history and culture. Explore major events, economic and political structure during diff erent time periods and the multi-cultural, multilingual character of the nation. Learn what major issues confront Afghanistan in today’s changing global environment and the impact on the country. A look at the art and music of Afg
    32
    Continuing Education
  • 2,3,4
    2/20, 2/21, 2/25, 3/5, 3/18, 3/19, 3/26, 3/27, 3/28, & 4/5
    Refugee stories from Catholic Charities Office of Refugee Resettlement
    This program brings refugees that are current caseworkers at the Catholic Charities Office of Refugee Resettlement into selected social science classrooms for presentations that provide students with experiential opportunities to understand the material and non-material culture from different regions of the globe.
    380
    Center for International Studies
  • 2,3,4
    2014-08-28
    Healing Racism Series: The People vs Zimmerman
    Through the lens of recent events, The People vs. Zimmerman: Race, Symbolism and Violence, will explore racial stereotypes and biases in America from historical and modern perspectives. The community will have the opportunity to dialogue and discuss these critical issues with key stake holders from the government and private sectors in our
    14
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4
    Oct 19 & 20, 2013
    Desperado Booth at Rainbows Festival
    The Desperado Student Club staffed a booth at the Rainbows Festival on Sat & Sun, Oct 19 & 20 from 10am - 6pm. http://phoenixpride.org/events/rainbows-festival/ The goal was to make the public aware of the Desperado LGBT Film and Arts Festival. We also spoke with many potential students and possible future employees about the possibi
    15,000 - 20,000
    Desperado Student Club
  • 2,3,4
    1/30, 2/13, 2/27, & 3/20
    PVCC Film Festival
    This educational experience brings students, community members, and employees together for screenings to increase cultural awareness and intercultural competence through introduction of the film, screening of the film, and post-film discussion.
    600
    Center for Intl Studies
  • 2,3,4,5
    2014-01-14
    Safe Space Training I
    SAFE SPACE I Session: Safe Space Part I: General Education** This session will provide education and increased awareness about LGBT issues. Safe Space training will discuss issues related to: homophobia, heterosexism, heterosexual privilege, transgender issues, general definitions, history and culture related to the LGBT community.
    14 students
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4,5
    2014-10-14
    Identity Circle with a class
    - Share with the larger community about one’s identity - Listen to what others share - Appreciate the complexity of one’s identity - Recognize elements of intergroup relationships
    29
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4,5
    2014-02-03
    Identity Circle with a class
    - Share with the larger community about one’s identity - Listen to what others share - Appreciate the complexity of one’s identity - Recognize elements of intergroup relationships
    26
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4,5
    2013-10-12
    Identity Circle with a class
    - Share with the larger community about one’s identity - Listen to what others share - Appreciate the complexity of one’s identity - Recognize elements of intergroup relationships
    22
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4,5
    2014-01-08
    Safe Space Training I
    SAFE SPACE I Session: Safe Space Part I: General Education** This session will provide education and increased awareness about LGBT issues. Safe Space training will discuss issues related to: homophobia, heterosexism, heterosexual privilege, transgender issues, general definitions, history and culture related to the LGBT community.
    14 students
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4,5
    2014-10-23
    Healing Racism Series: The People vs. Zimmerman: Race, Law, and Injustice
    Through community dialogue, The People vs. Zimmerman: Race, Law, and Injustice, will explore the intersection between race and law in the United States. Key stakeholders from the government and private sectors will be present to discuss critical issues affecting our communities. This forum is the second in a four-part series during 2013
    17
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4,5
    2014-02-26
    Healing Racism Series: Race and Public Policy
    This public forum will explore the intersection between race and public policy in the United States. Learn how race and racism impact policy decisions and about the formal structures influencing whose voices are heard. Participants will have the opportunity to dialogue and discuss these issues with experts and the community. This forum
    16
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4,5
    2013-10-14
    Visionary Lecture Series
    The Visionary Lecture Series provides a venue for innovative social architects to present new ideas and projects related to race and democracy, broadly construed. This event is an annual fall lecture from a rising star or torch-bearing scholar or practitioner and is intended to be Phoenix's premier lecture on race and participatory dem
    24
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4,5
    2014-08-26
    Identity Circle with a class
    - Share with the larger community about one’s identity - Listen to what others share - Appreciate the complexity of one’s identity - Recognize elements of intergroup relationships
    24
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4,5
    2014-01-10
    Safe Space Training II
    SAFE SPACE I Session: Safe Space Part I: General Education** This session will provide education and increased awareness about LGBT issues. Safe Space training will discuss issues related to: homophobia, heterosexism, heterosexual privilege, transgender issues, general definitions, history and culture related to the LGBT community.
    14 students
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,4,5
    2014-10-12
    Identity Circle with a class
    - Share with the larger community about one’s identity - Listen to what others share - Appreciate the complexity of one’s identity - Recognize elements of intergroup relationships
    22
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 2,3,5
    Spring 2013
    World Languages Tutoring and Conversation Groups
    Participants practice and increase their fluency as students of French and German, both in conversation groups and individually with faculty.
    16 (11 in French and 5 in German)
    Learning Support Center
  • 2,5
    Spring 2013
    Grammar Workshops
    Participants will develop greater understanding of English grammar and punctuation in order to write and speak English correctly.
    144 (including 23 ESL students and 50 community members, 51% of attendees))
    Learning Support Center
  • 2,5
    June 2012
    STEM Bootcamp for High School Sophomores
    Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education is designed to revolutionize the teaching of subject areas such as math and science by incorporating technology and engineering into regular curriculum by creating a "meta-discipline." STEM encourages a curriculum that is driven by problem-solving, discovery, exploratory le
    10 high school sophomores
    Dr. Hank Mancini and Dr. Casey Durandet representing the Science Division
  • 2,5
    Spring 2013
    ESL Conversation Groups
    Participants will develop and increase their fluency in English in order to take classes at PVCC and to become more strongly engaged in the English-speaking community.
    119 (102 community members and 17 PVCC students)
    Learning Support Center
  • 3
    2013-07-01
    Available all hours of the LSC
    Rosetta Stone
    Required for students in Spanish classes and used by community members to practice speaking and listening to second languages, Rosetta Stone provides users with the ability to build on their language comprehension skills.
    207
    Learning Support Center
  • 3
    2014-08-28
    Who is Bayard Rustin? Day
    Learn about a little discussed, and rarely learned about civil rights hero Bayard Rustin on the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march. Post film discussion about state laws that ban the discussion of historical figures who might show LGBT issues in a positive light at the K-12 level
    107
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 3
    August 17, 18, 2012
    Ready, Set. Go New Adjunct Faculty Orientation
    Engaged new adjunct faculty in a learning activity about student diversity in the classroom.
    29
    EOL/AFI
  • 3
    September 9, 2012
    Interpersonal Interaction from a Confucian Perspective
    Developed an understanding of interpersonal relations in business and educational contexts. Gained a perspective on the Chinese and Taiwanese cultures Developed an understanding of the origin of roles in different cultures
    10
    Office of the President
  • 3
    9/26/12, 10/24/12, 11/21/12
    Puma Press publication (school newspaper)
    The newspaper published numerous stories covering issues pertaining to diversity, such as affirmative action and hiring, the Deferred Action program for undocumented immigrants, the PVCC Male Empowerment Network, Congolese refugees in the PVCC sports program, Native American Heritage Month, the Hispanic Film Festival, and support for homel
    Circulation 2000 on campus plus online exposure
    Judy Galbraith
  • 3
    2014-08-23
    8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27
    Facilitation of MOSAIC by PVCC students to GWCC students
    Appreciate the importance of being part of an inclusive culture Strengthen skills necessary for effective intergroup communication Recognize and respond to harmful (discriminatory, biased or exclusionary) comments, attitudes, behaviors, and Increase our understanding of how inclusion impacts the entire organization.
    37
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 3
    2014-09-13
    9/14, 9/20, 9/21
    COM101 Student MOSAIC Series
    Appreciate the importance of being part of an inclusive culture Strengthen skills necessary for effective intergroup communication Recognize and respond to harmful (discriminatory, biased or exclusionary) comments, attitudes, behaviors, and Increase our understanding of how inclusion impacts the entire organization.
    37
    Diversity Incorporated
  • 3
    Fall 2012
    World Languages Tutoring
    The LSC introduced world languages tutoring, offered by adjunct world languages instructors, during the semester as a way of increasing language acquisition, practice, cultural immersion, and persistence to a bachelor's degree.
    23
    Learning Support Center
  • 3
    2014-02-21
    Seventeenth Annual President's Advance - Interculturalizing the Learning College
    This year's Advance featured the topic of intercultural competence. Participants will examine the intercultural campus, analyze different communication styles and assess ways to teach (and how learning occurs) across cultures.
    72
    Office of the President, Ctr for Employee & Organizational Learning and the Diveristy & Inclusion Committee
  • 3,2
    2014-01-08
    Yan-Koloba Workshop
    Jacque Starks presented Yan-Koloba training to the LSC staff to help us learn ways to better include and help students and community members, at all levels of ability, in our work in the LSC.
    39
    Learning Support Center
  • 4
    Fall 2012
    Rosetta Stone
    Students used Rosetta Stone for Spanish and for ESL to enhance their language-learning experiences; among these were 93 members of the community who used Rosetta Stone to supplement their grammar workshops and ESL conversation groups to better prepare to take ESL classes at the college.
    328
    Learning Support Center
  • 4
    October 10, 2012
    M.E.N. Program Student Panel Discussion
    The Male Empowerment Network Program is committed to working collectively and responsibly to meet the life-long learning needs of our diverse male student population. This discussion allows for open direct dialogue on issues that effect college men and their ability to be successful in their personal, academic, and career lives.
    80
    Male Empowerment Network Program (Student Affairs)
  • 4,3
    2013-11-17
    Discover India Festival
    Students of HIS 113, HIS 114 and POS 120 were given the opportunity to attend an ethnic cultural event in Phoenix to observe and experience Indian dance, music, food, history and heritage. They were required to submit a detailed report about their experiences. The resulting student submissions were excellent examples of global awareness, i
    22
    Dr. Vaswati Ghosh with Indian Association of Phoenix
  • 4,3
    2013-07-01
    Six days a week, 40 weeks a year (summer, fall, and spring)
    Languages tutoring
    Students work with tutors to develop their skills in speaking, listening to, and understanding the languages of and cultures associated with American Sign Language, German, and Spanish.
    82
    Learning Support Center
  • 4,5
    January 9, 2013
    Customer Ticket Management
    Training for IRTS technicians that are heavily involved with providing support to end users on a daily basis. This training included managing of customer and student issues, the programs being supported on campus, and the diverse environment that we work in.
    12
    IRTS
  • 5
    Fall 2012
    ESL conversation groups
    The beginning and advanced conversation groups offered weekly at the LSC to the community provide English-language learners a start in acquiring enough listening and speaking skills in English to be able to enroll in ESL classes at PVCC.
    104
    Learning Support
  • 5
    Summers 2012/2013
    ACE/Hoop Math Camp
    Historically, students in the ACE program have generally been unsuccessful in Math. In 2012 a proposal was developed to address concerns about poor math performance to provide students with free, non-credit individualized Math instruction using a pre-diagnostic with pre/post placement testing. The project was piloted Summer 2012 and is b
    35
    Heather Kruse, Carolyn Miller, Steve Nicoloff, Mary Early, Laurie Cigan
  • 5
    Spring 2013
    Writing Center Sessions
    Participants work one-on-one with professional and student writing tutors to address various stages of the writing process in English, including thesis, organization, sentence structure, transitions, grammar, punctuation, usage, documentation, proofreading, and editing.
    88 ESL students (17% of the 517 students using the Writing Center)
    Learning Support Center
  • 5
    2014-02-19
    Sex on Six Legs (STEAM Distinguished Speaker)
    A professional and accomplished woman in the field of science spoke to our campus about her research and answered questions about etymology and her career path.
    50
    Mars to Main Street Hold Harmless / Science Division
  • 5
    Fall 2012
    Get-to-Know-Grammar Workshops
    These weekly workshops allow ESL students to learn more about idioms, usage, and grammar in English to better allow them to succeed in their composition classes.
    153
    Learning Support Center
  • 5,2
    2014-05-03
    Cinco de Mayo celebration, downtown Phoenix
    Volunteered for four hours at the MCCCD booth, disseminating information and talking (in Spanish) with community members about the benefits of community college education.
    7,000+
    MCCCD
  • 5,4,3
    2013-09-04
    Every Wednesday from the 3rd through the 13th week of the fall and spring semesters
    Get-to-Know-Grammar Workshops
    Based on the ESL and developmental English syllabi, an adjunct faculty member provides weekly workshops to students and the community about different aspects of English grammar, including practice, to strengthen participants' understanding and use of English.
    81
    Learning Support Center
  • 5,4,3,2
    2013-07-01
    Once a week in summer and 3 times a week from the 3rd through the 13th weeks of the semester
    ESL Conversation Groups
    Students and community members meet with tutors to practice speaking and listening to English, reading and discussing English, and learning vocabulary, idioms, and basic English grammar to develop their English communication skills.
    221
    Learning Support Center
  • 5,4,3,2,1
    2014-04-25
    PVCC Spring Dance Collection "Physical Bodies"
    The PVCC Dance Program presented this weekend its Spring 2014 Dance Collection "Physical Bodies". We had over 70 PVCC dance students from diverse backgrounds participate and two guest dance companies. The dance companies included AXE Capoeira, a Brazilian Martial Art form and Dance performing group featuring dances from Brazil. The danc
    600
    PVCC Dance Program
  • 6
    2013-11-07
    Multiple dates Fall 2013 and Spring 2014
    Role of Diversity and Inclusion in faculty Hires
    Provide diversity and inclusion training for all members of faculty search committees in the context of teaching, learning, and student success.
    55
    Office of the President and Vice President, Academic Affairs
  • 6
    3/19, 5/30, 6/6, 6/20, 7/17, 7/25, 8/6, 8/14, 8/27/2013
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Hiring Process
    Participation in these courses will increase understanding and self awareness that will help minimize bias in the hiring process. Hiring from a diverse candidate pool will enhance diversity in the workplace.
    105 total
    Lori Lindseth, PVCC Human Resources
  • 7
    August 14, 2012
    Diversity and Global Awareness General Education Rubric
    During the Fall 2012 Assessment meeting, the new diversity and global awareness general education rubric was presented for general education learning outcome assessment pilot this acadenic year.
    50+
    AAT and EOL
  • 7
    12/21/2012
    Cross-Cultural Research
    Having taught Sociology and having lived in Europe for almost 4 years, I am totally aware of diversity/cultures of at least part of the world. Now I teach Justice Studies which is a social/behavioral subject and every class I have a few students from Mexico, Serbia, Canada, England, Kenya, Middle East, etc. In order to enhance student
    Approximately 100 students per semester.
    Tom Powell, Behavioral Science Faculty

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