Events


CWU champions inclusiveness, which is achieved by providing a welcoming, supportive, and empowering environment that encourages individuals to express ideas and identities. Events and activities can be a valuable and fun part of the CWU experience. 

Juneteenth Community Celebration


June 19, 2024 4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Previous Events


View previous events through the links below.
  • Listen to Difficult Classroom Conversations: Planned and Unplanned: November 10, 2021

    This faculty-led workshop will be a discussion of how to plan for classroom conversations on controversial topics (around gender, race, religion, etc.) and how to address unplanned controversies when they happen. We will discuss practical strategies for syllabus design, leading discussion, and following up with students so that our classrooms are places where substantive, engages, and also inclusive conversations can happen.

    This series of workshops is sponsored by the Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies program, the Gender and Sexuality Center, the Office of the Provost, the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity, the Dean of the Libraries, the William O. Douglas Honors College, and Multimodal Education. Faculty and staff will earn an Informed and Engaged Teaching certificate (2021-2022) for participating in real time in three workshops over the course of the academic year. A modest stipend or professional development funds are available to faculty who earn the certificate.

    View a recording of Difficult Classroom Conversations: Planned and Unplanned workshop

    This recording requires a password. Please E-Mail Dr. Cynthia Coe to view this workshop.

  • Listen to Practical Pedagogy: May 19, 2021

    A workshop focusing on a range of common issues related to gender and sexuality that arise in the classroom. The session will build on previous workshops in the series to focus on interactive discussions of how to address those issues.

    Faculty and staff will earn an Informed and Engaged Teaching certificate for participating in at least three workshops. A stipend or professional development funds are available to faculty who earn the certificate. This series has received generous support from the Office of the Provost, International Studies and Programs, and CWU Libraries, as well as sponsorship by the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity; the Women's Gender, and Sexualities Studies Program; the LGBTQ+ workgroup; and Multimodal Learning.

    View a recording of Practical Pedagogy workshop.

  • Listen to Improving Department Climate: May 7, 2021

    A workshop on how faculty can interact more productively and inclusively with other faculty, around issues of gender, sexuality, race/ethnicity, and other marginalized identities in the academic workplace. Topics will include how to support and mentor faculty from marginalized groups, how to respond as professors and colleagues when there are national and international incidents of gender-based and/or race-based violence, and how departments might address forms of bias that crop up in teaching and service.

    Faculty and staff will earn an Informed and Engaged Teaching certificate for participating in at least three workshops. A stipend or professional development funds are available to faculty who earn the certificate. This series has received generous support from the Office of the Provost, International Studies and Programs, and CWU Libraries, as well as sponsorship by the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity; the Women's Gender, and Sexualities Studies Program; the LGBTQ+ workgroup; and Multimodal Learning.

    View a recording of Improving Department Climate workshop.

  • Listen to How to Handle Student Disclosures: April 28, 2021

    A workshop that will demystify the obligations of a responsible employee (faculty and staff) when students disclose sexual or gender-based harassment, stalking, or violence, as well as explaining the role of the Title IX office, resources for students who have experienced victimization, and how faculty can support students by connecting them to resources and creating academic accommodations.

    Faculty and staff will earn an Informed and Engaged Teaching certificate for participating in at least three workshops. A stipend or professional development funds are available to faculty who earn the certificate. This series has received generous support from the Office of the Provost, International Studies and Programs, and CWU Libraries, as well as sponsorship by the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity; the Women's Gender, and Sexualities Studies Program; the LGBTQ+ workgroup; and Multimodal Learning.

    View a recording of How to Handle Student Disclosures workshop.

  • Listen to Inclusive Conversations: April 22, 2021

    An interactive workshop designed to help create safer, more representative, and empowering spaces for students who are LGBTQ2IA+, women, gender minorities, and other minoritized identities. This workshop will include strategies that educators from all disciplines can use to implement inclusive practices centered on gender and sexuality in course content, syllabi, and daily activities both virtually and on campus.

    Faculty and staff will earn an Informed and Engaged Teaching certificate for participating in at least three workshops. A stipend or professional development funds are available to faculty who earn the certificate. This series has received generous support from the Office of the Provost, International Studies and Programs, and CWU Libraries, as well as sponsorship by the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity; the Women's Gender, and Sexualities Studies Program; the LGBTQ+ workgroup; and Multimodal Learning.

    View a recording of Inclusive Conversations workshop.

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