NCLUDE launching small group format for spring semester

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NCLUDE launching small group format for spring semester


The Nebraska Community of Learners — Understanding Diversity through Education will offer small learning groups for the spring semester.

Registration has opened for 12 NCLUDE groups that will run during the spring 2023 semester. NCLUDE small learning groups offer a space to talk candidly about inclusive excellence as a part of everyday interactions. The small groups are intended to develop relationships in concentrated areas of introspection to help students, faculty, staff, alumni and the larger community understand and embrace opportunities to create a greater sense of inclusion.

“The spring slate of NCLUDE small groups are led by emerging and established diversity and inclusion leaders from across the university, including members of University Operations, Center for Transformative Teaching, Office of Graduate Studies, Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources, International Student Scholar Office, Nebraska Alumni Association, Nebraska Extension, Honors Program, College of Business, and Office of Research and Economic Development.” said Jennifer PeeksMease, assistant vice chancellor for inclusive leadership and learning. “We are excited to have leadership from across the institution.”

Learning group participants commit to meeting with the same small group of six to 12 people six times during the semester. Participants will have designated learning materials to prepare for each meeting, and the discussions will focus on applying those materials through self-reflection and everyday action. Registration closes Jan. 26, although priority will be given to those who register early. Most groups will begin meeting between Jan. 30 and Feb. 10. Learn more about group descriptions, meeting times, dates and registration. All are invited into this community of care.

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