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Call for Members on 3rd Beyond The Stereotype Campaign

The Office of Inclusive Excellence is beginning to work on the third Beyond the Stereotype campaign and are seeking those with interest/expertise in areas of spirituality/religion to join the planning committee. The committee is open to faculty, staff and students.

In 2015, the Beyond the Stereotype campaign has played an important role on campus in engendering challenging conversations among faculty, staff and students around issues of stereotyping and bias. The first campaign addressed race/ethnicity and cultural appropriation while the second campaign, ‚ÄúThere." The campaign strives to be socially relevant, taking on issues that are timely, pressing and in need of conversation.
We anticipate completing the plan this semester with implementation in Fall 2020.

How to apply

If you are interested in working with colleagues on the development of the next Beyond the Stereotype campaign, please fill out the Beyond the Stereotype (BTS) Committee Interest form. The application is due February 28th 2020.
As a BTS committee member, you are expected to remain an active and regular participant in committee activities. Your roles and responsibilities as a committee member are listed below:

  • Committee members will name and title the third campaign based on religion, spirituality, beliefs and practices and non-religious/spiritually affiliated persons in our community. 
  • Committee members will collaborate to develop the narrative and visuals for the campaign as well as accompanying pedagogical materials.
  • Attend meetings and/or calls and subgroup meetings and or/calls (at least twice a month)
  • Market campaign to our campus and external community
  • Consider the best interest of the campus community
  • Committee members must be knowledgeable on the topic
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Inclusive Excellence Scholars Program


The Inclusive Excellence Scholars Program is designed to expose a team of students to the scholarship and best practices concerning diversity, equity and inclusion, with the purpose of cultivating interdisciplinary skills.

The cohort of interns will be selected through an application process. Each participant will attend and participate in a series of seminars and guided training to provide a common foundation that enhances their co-curricular programming experience. Interns are required to participate in dialogues designed to share their experiences and provide opportunities for reflection. Interns are responsible for conceiving, planning, and executing programs through our Conversations That Matter series which will help students address social justice topics and learn how to facilitate difficult discussions.

I am interested! What do I do next?

If you are interested, please complete the following online form. 

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Program Benefits

  • Attend Professional Meetings and Shadowing Diversity Professionals
  • Earn Academic Credit
  • Leadership and Service Opportunities
  • Improving Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Seminars, Workshops, Conferences, and Curricular Development in Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Work
  • Personal and Professional Growth While Contributing to the Discourse of Inclusion and Diversity by Working on a Conversations that Matter series project
  • Recognition as an Inclusive Excellence Scholar

ACE Scholars in Residence

All positions are currently full.