2023 Fall Professional Development Workshop Series
|Wednesday, August 30||12:00 - 1:30 pm||School of Business||
Supplier Diversity Come learn how to find SWaM vendors with W&M contracts, ways you can contribute to increasing supplier diversity at W&M and providing potential opportunities to our local businesses through education and outreach. This workshop will be facilitated by the Procurement Office.
|Tuesday, September 12||11:30 am - 1:00 pm||Sadler Center||
What is Inclusive Excellence? The university adopted the Inclusive Excellence framework in Spring 2021. This framework aligns DEI initiatives with the mission statement and forges it to be an imperative and allows the university to track and assess our progress to ensure that we are accountable for the work—what gets measured, gets done. The university plan can be found at www.wm.edu/diversity.
This interactive workshop will explain the 5 dimensions of IE and socialize the concept further because everyone has a role to play in moving the needle, so come find out what you can do to be an active agent of change! Led by Chon Glover
|Wednesday, October 18||12:00 - 1:30 pm||Sadler Center||
Poetry with Jon Pineda Jon Pineda, Associate Professor of English, will read a short selection from his three published book-length collections: Birthmark, The Translator's Diary, and Little Anodynes, which received the Library of Virginia Literary Award for Poetry. Jon will also discuss his process for writing and revising poems.
|Thursday, November 2||12:00 - 1:30 pm||Sadler Center||Art Therapy Come and get creative over lunch. We will explore the various aspects of identity through an art making exercise led by Board Certified Art Therapist Sarah Balascio. No art experience is necessary, and all art materials will be provided.