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Diversity Awareness

scheduled employee development programs

Fall 2015 Programs


Cross-Cultural Communication
Presenter: Adrienne Nussbaum
Wednesday, November 18th - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Ever feel like you just don't understand what someone else is trying to say even though you know the meaning of the words? This interactive session will explore how assumptions, values, culture, and communication styles can impact our day to day interactions with other people, and our ability to communicate effectively with them. Through exercises and discussion we will examine both verbal and non-verbal behaviors and how they can differ based on culture, race, and ethnicity.

Supporting University Competencies: Valuing Diversity and Communication

If you are interested in any of the session listed above, please register as space is limited.




Diversity Awareness at Boston College

Boston College has committed itself to becoming “a truly just community” that values, appreciates, and fully utilizes its diversity in pursuit of becoming the best managed university in the country. An important phase of our journey is to provide time and resources for honest dialogue, self-reflection, and cross-cultural communication in our community. We want to create a receptive climate to have the hard discussions about race and other “isms.” The Office for Institutional Diversity (OID) continues its support of this effort through offering these modules on diversity awareness.