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Inclusive Excellence

inclusive excellence \inˈklo͞osiv ˈeks(ə)ləns/ noun
a collaborative process uniting Georgia Southern students, faculty, staff, administrators and alumni in the work of embedding diversity and inclusiveness throughout University life.

WHAT’S THE #1 PREDICTOR OF SUCCESS IN TODAY’S GLOBAL ECONOMY?

According to the American Management Association, it’s your Cultural Intelligence Quotient, which enables you to excel in an increasingly diverse workplace.

“Your Cultural Intelligence Quotient is a set of capabilities and skills proven to give employees and their organizations a competitive advantage in our ever-shrinking world.

That’s why a high CQ is an increasingly sought-after capability by many employers.”

– American Management Association

Our Goal:

Create an inclusive campus community

Raise students’ cultural intelligence quotients

Graduate tomorrow’s most desirable employees

TERMS TO KNOW

Diversity \dəˈvərsədē/ noun

the condition of being composed of differing elements or qualities, especially: the inclusion of different types of people (such as individuals of different backgrounds, cultures or experiences) in a group or organization

Equity \ˈekwədē/ noun

offering equal opportunity and not discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, military affiliation, veteran status or any other category.

Inclusion \inˈklo͞oZHən/ noun

the act of creating an environment where differences are welcomed, various perspectives are respectfully heard and every individual feels a sense of belonging.

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