The third “Elephant in the Room” event was held on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm in HSS 114

Group photo of the presenters for the eventRachel De-Soto Jackson and Carrie Cole of IUP's Department of Theater and Dance gave a workshop titled “Improv/Performance and De-Escalation.”

This was the third in a series of events for “The Elephant in the Room: Conversation and Action for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in the Classroom and Beyond.”

Download a poster of the full “Elephant in the Room” series

View a Penn article written about the event

Workshop photo gallery

~Completion of four events earns a Certificate of Training in Diversity and Inclusion.

Organized by IUP's

Women's and Gender Studies and the Center for Teaching Excellence


Liberal Studies; Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; President's Commission on the Status of Women; President's Commission on GLBT; Office of International Education; College of Humanities and Social Sciences; Office of Social Equity; Department of History; Department of Theater and Dance; PhD in Composition and Applied Linguistics; Department of English; Department of Sociology; Department of Religious Studies; Department of Philosophy; Department of Psychology; IUP Free Speech Project