Continuous Learning | April 2022


“Ok, I Know Better. How Do I Do Better?”: Applying Critical Consciousness in Higher Education While Simultaneously Holding the Roles of Student and Employee

Presenters:

Rafael Almanzar, MS, Academic Advisor III, Office for Student Success, Texas A&M University—College Station, TX; 

Patrice French, MSW, Manager, Organization Development & Diversity Initiatives, Texas A&M University—College Station, TX; 

Neil Golemo, MSEd, Director, Campus Living & Learning, Texas A&M University at Galveston— Galveston, TX;

Lauren Meyer, MS, Student Organization Recognition Specialist, Department of Student Activities, Texas A&M University—College Station, TX;

Billy Pugliese, MSE, Doctoral Candidate, Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, Texas A&M University—College Station, TX

April 20, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT

Abstract:

We will unpack the ethical and personal dilemmas that arise as one learns about the histories, gaps, and shortcomings within higher education and how those injustices continue to show up within our own professional spheres.

Registration:

Texas A&M employees (students, faculty, and staff) are encouraged to register using TrainTraq so that seminar is included on their training transcript. Community members and people who do not work for Texas A&M are welcome to register using this link
**Registration Ends: April 18, 2022 at 5:00 PM (Central Time).**


Continuous Learning | March 2022

8 ASIAN AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS WHOSE INNOVATIONS HAVE CHANGED YOUR LIFE (REALLY!)

Can you name a notable Asian-American or Pacific Islander scientist, inventor, or entrepreneur? Don’t worry—after reading this article, you should have no problems remembering some.


College Students More Likely to Seek Peer Counseling Due to Pandemic, Study Finds

More than half of college students nationwide are more likely to seek peer counseling due to disruptions caused by the pandemic, according to a recent national survey. Peer Counseling in College Mental Health is the first-ever study to focus on college students and peer counseling.

Aggie Allies Workshop

The CVMBS Office for Diversity & Inclusion has arranged virtual Aggie Allies Workshops for the Fall 2021 semester. There is one workshop remaining for this year. Class size is limited to 30 participants and registration is on a first come, first served basis. Workshop will be offered in a virtual format.

Register for the virtual workshop below:

Friday, Dec. 10, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Deadline to Register: Monday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m.

Race on Campus: On ‘Teaching Black History to White People’

In this Race on Campus article, Leonard N. Moore discusses his experience teaching the undergraduate course “History of the Black Power Movement” on a campus where only 5% of undergraduates are Black. He’s picked up a few lessons about teaching Black history to white students along the way. The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Katie Mangan spoke with him about what he’s learned and about how people can be good allies.