Walk-Ins Welcome for Difficult Dialogues Training Program: February 28, March 1

Posted on 2/25/2019 3:51:13 PM

In order to accommodate busy schedules, walk-in participants for the Difficult Dialogues program on February 28 and March 1 are welcome.

The program will be held in the HUB Ohio Room.

Reservations are not required. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Libby Roderick Libby Roderick, director of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative, associate director of the Center for Advancing Faculty excellence at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and vice chair of the Difficult Dialogues National Resource Center, will present the program.

The schedule is: registration and coffee, 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.; workshop begins at 9:00 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; workshop concludes at 3:00 p.m.

Event organizers stress that it is not necessary for participants to be present for the full program; you can participate as your schedules permit, either for one day only, or for partial day or days. 

Roderick works with faculty across the United States and in South Africa to increase their capacity to effectively conduct difficult dialogues in higher education and to apply indigenous ways of teaching and learning. She is also an internationally recognized and award-winning singer/songwriter and recording artist. 

For more information, contact social-equity@iup.edu.

More than 60 people—a mixture of faculty and staff—attended the December training at IUP.