Events coming this 2017 Autumn Quarter

Kick Off BBQ

Saturday October 7 | 3-6 PM | Gasworks Park

Join the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion at our annual kick-off barbecue at Gasworks Park. Come and mingle with current and new College of Education students, faculty, staff and friends to celebrate the start of a new academic year! We will provide burgers and dogs, but you are also encouraged to bring a dish/dessert to share with our friends. Beverages and games willa lso be provided. Everybody is welcome! Bring friends, family, partners, kiddos, and pets!

Coffee Tuesdays

Each week, OSDI hosts current CoE students for coffee, snacks, and intellectual discussions around a weekly theme. This legacy program was designed as a community building space for students of color, international students, first generation students, students with disabilities, and other students historically marginalized from higher education. Let's support each other and connect!

  • October 3: Mid Autumn Festival
  • October 10: Indigenous People's Day
  • October 17: Name Pronunciation
  • October 24: UW Homecoming
  • October 31: Trick or Treat
  • November 7: Dia de los Muertos
  • November 14: One Year Post-Election Reflection
  • November 28: ASCE Co-Host
  • December 5: Study Break with OSS

Diversity Ambassador Orientation and Training

Wednesday, October 11 | 7 PM

Are you a graduate student who is looking for volunteer opportunities and want to support various events and services provided OSDI? Help us build a vibrant and supportive community within the CoE! Through this training, you will learn more about OSDI, the multitude of ways you will support our office throughout the academic year, and also leadership skills training that will enhance your experience.

Social Justice Workshop

Monday, October 16 | 3-4 PM | Miller 212

Hosted by OSDI staff, join our colleagues for a workshop focused on social justice, where we will explore the intersection of power, culture, and identity to better understand how these may impact interactions in our community. This interactive workshop is shaped around personal reflection, discussion, and positive support from our peers and colleagues.

Application Bootcamp Online Webinar

Wednesday, October 25 | 3-4 PM

Our Application Boot Camp provides an overview of important things to know when applying to the CoE! We will discuss the importance of identifying and connecting with faculty, funding options, and how to make your application stronger! Additionally, you can have your statements reviewed by our Diversity Ambassadors (current College of Education students) who will help guide you through the process via on-line. This workshop is geared towards historically marginalized populations (i.e., first generation, domestic minority and international students).

U.S. K-12 Education System Workshop

Monday, November 6 | 7-8:30 PM | Miller 112
Hosted by the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion (OSDI), this workshop provides a facilitated presentation and dialogue with amazing and brilliant College of Education students in learning about the U.S. K-12 Education System. Join us for an overview of how U.S. schools operate, policies they adhere to, curriculum they provide, and other important information that will help international students feel comfortable when discussing these topics and more in their courses.

Application Bootcamp

Wednesday, November 15 | 7-8:30 PM | Miller 411

Our Application Boot Camp provides an overview of important things to know when applying to the CoE! We will discuss the importance of identifying and connecting with faculty, funding options, and how to make your application stronger! Additionally, you can have your statements reviewed by our Diversity Ambassadors (current College of Education students) who will help guide you through the process. This workshop is geared towards historically marginalized populations (i.e., first generation, domestic minority and international students).

Fall Community Potluck

Friday, November 17

As the holidays are approaching, join OSDI staff, students, and faculty for yummy food, conversations, and fun games. Held off campus, come eat, drink, and be happy on an evening of camaraderie and collegiately. More details forthcoming.

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