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Campus Climate Survey — Count Me In

The results of a survey that invited faculty, staff and students at the University of Georgia to share their experiences and perspectives on a range of issues will now be used as one of several inputs to inform ongoing efforts to enhance the campus environment.

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LEAD Diversity Fellows Program

The Office of Institutional Diversity is seeking nominations of undergraduate students for participation in the LEAD Diversity Fellows Program. LEAD (Leaders Engaged in Affirming Diversity) is a year-long fellowship program that allows students to enhance their leadership competencies, explore various facets of diversity, and exhibit knowledge of diversity and inclusion leadership. LEAD Fellows will join a directed study course in which they will review seminal and current literature on diversity and leadership, participate in class discussions on current issues, engage with local and national diversity leaders, maintain a portfolio of critical reflections, and complete a group project that addresses a current issue of diversity on campus. Eight students will be selected as fellows for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award

The President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award highlights the work of local community members and UGA faculty, staff and students who have made significant contributions to social justice, race relations, justice or human rights. Award winners demonstrate commitment to volunteerism and civic engagement in addressing critical community issues; utilize King’s philosophy to reduce tensions, resolve conflict and foster goodwill; and apply King’s teachings to build bridges of understanding and unity.

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast

The Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast is Athens, Georgia’s premier celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. The breakfast is an annual partnership between The University of Georgia, Athens – Clarke County Unified Government, and the Clarke County School District. The breakfast brings together approximately 600 individuals from The University of Georgia and Clarke County communities and is also used as a time to acknowledge the diversity achievements and contributions of members of the Athens-Clarke County/UGA community.

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GAAME: Georgia African American Male Experience

Registration for GAAME Weekend 2017 is now open! The Georgia African American Male Experience has a residential weekend program created to increase the enrollment of African American males at the University of Georgia. This weekend program focuses on leadership and leadership development.

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Georgia Daze

Georgia Daze aims to encourage talented, historically underrepresented students to enroll at the University of Georgia. During this weekend prospective students are exposed to classes, faculty, campus leaders, University Housing, Student Affairs, special opportunities, dining halls, and the many extracurricular activities that the University of Georgia has to offer.

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Certificate in Diversity & Inclusion

The Certificate in Diversity & Inclusion (CDI) creates an opportunity for faculty and staff to explore strategic areas around diversity and improve their ability to contribute to the enhancement of UGA’s welcoming and inclusive environment.

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Peach State LSAMP

The UGA Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (UGA-LSAMP) is a National Science Foundation-funded program designed to actively recruit, retain, and graduate under-represented minority students in STEM disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

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The Peach State LSAMP Summer Bridge Institute

The Peach State LSAMP "Building Bridges" Summer Institute hosts incoming minority STEM freshmen for a three-week long residential program. The students will participate in professional development, academic enrichment, and social engagement activities designed to facilitate their transition from high school to the university setting.

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