Six O’Clock Series: Rooting Out Microaggressions in Our Daily Interactions

Posted on 10/4/2018 1:35:02 PM

Join the IUP Career and Professional Development Center and the Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement on Monday, October 8, 2018, in the HUB Ohio Room for the upcoming Six O’Clock Series, “Rooting Out Microaggressions in Our Daily Interactions” presented by John Rindy, director of the Slippery Rock University Office of Career Education and Development. There will also be networking with various employers, Career Center staff, and the presenter following the presentation.

Microaggressions are small, often unintentional slights that seem harmless enough when we say them or do them, but can be hurtful or even hostile if they attack part of a person’s unique identity. Creating a welcoming work environment is key to success. Learn about how we can create a culture of inclusivity. 

This event is also part of the Career and Professional Development Center’s Career Ready Seminar Series, which aims to provide targeted events to help IUP students gain and understand the necessary skills and competencies to be successful in life after graduation. 

Kelsey Thompson, assistant director of the CPDC, helped coordinate the event. “We are excited to be partnering with the Six O’Clock Series to have Dr. Rindy talk about this important topic,” Thompson said. “Creating a welcoming environment, in both our personal and professional lives, is key to our success.  We are looking forward to a great presentation, as well as time to network with professionals.”

For more information about the IUP Career and Professional Development Center, please call 724-357-2235 or e-mail career-development@iup.edu.