Certificate in Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice

The Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Certificate recognizes significant growth, reflection, and action on the intersection of the themes of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in the experiences of underrepresented populations within American society.

Required Course Work

Two of the following:

  • English, History, Religion elective focused on diversity topic
  • Religion, Resistance, and Revolution
  • Environmental Justice
  • Independent Research (Advanced) with a diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice focus
  • May petition to replace one of the above courses

Required Project Work

Two  projects or major assignments in OTHER classes which represent deep reflection of at least one diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice theme

Two of the following:

  • One Extended project exploring in greater depth a topic introduced in one of the required classes
  • One Critical reflection on one recommended books that present an autobiographical, biographical, or personal perspective from an underrepresented population
  • One Critical reflection on one academic book that addresses diversity, equity, inclusion, or social justice:

Immersion Dimension

  • Two-week Senior Project experience with a diversity, equity, inclusion, & social justice focus; OR 
  • Student-designed work with a diversity, equity, inclusion, & social justice focus (minimum 10 days); OR
  • Active participation in a conference focused on Diversity training or leadership

Extracurricular Opportunity

Active membership for at least two full years in two of the following organizations, one of which must be outside of one’s own affinity group:

  • Black Student Union (BSU)
  • International Students Organization (ISO)
  • Rainbow Alliance
  • Students of Color Association (SoCA)
  • Anti-Racist White Student Affinity Group
  • Jewish Student Union (JSU)
  • And other Affinity groups or student groups based in identity

Capstone Project

Action-based Learning Demonstration Synthesis which ties together both provide both a “mirror” and “window” experience into a cogent, reflective product:

  • Portfolio collecting all documents
  • Workshop to teach others
  • Artifact created by student
  • Critical analysis in connection with Global Competences
Calendar
    • SunMar24 Meeting for Worship 10:30 AM to 11:30 AMMeeting House
    • MonMar25 All-School In-Service Day - No LS/MS/US Classes
    • TueMar26 LS/MS/US Classes Resume
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