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Workshops

Visible and Invisible Disabilities: Erasing the Stigma. Understanding the Culture.

This workshop is designed to address stereotypical responses to persons with disabilities and engage the audience in a lively discussion about visible and invisible disabilities.

Armstrong Campus

Wednesday, September 11 – Noon
Solms Hall, Room 110

Statesboro Campus

Thursday, September 12 – Noon
Carroll Building, Room 2221

What’s the Q? A Frank Discussion of Matters Concerning the LGBTQ+ Community

This workshop is a panel discussion facilitated by members of the LGBTQ+ community.  It is designed to increase awareness of daily microaggressions and insensitivity experienced by members of the community.

Statesboro Campus

Thursday, October 3 – 6 p.m.
Nessmith Lane, Room 1909

Armstrong Campus

Thursday, October 10 – 6 p.m.
Ashmore Hall, Room 119

Liberty Campus

Thursday, October 17 – 12:30 p.m.

Critical Race Theory – Interrupting Racism

Faculty Development in a CTE Classroom

This workshop provides an examination of ways for faculty to transform current practices into curriculum, pedagogy, teaching, and learning into ones that remove colorblindness and meritocracy and that create a space where all students are empowered and learning is experiential and engaging.

Armstrong Campus

Thursday, November 7 – Noon
Location TBD

Statesboro Campus

Thursday, November 7 – Noon
Streamed in TBD

Critical Race Theory – Interrupting Racism

For a General Audience

This workshop is designed for a general audience and will provide participants an opportunity to examine ways to promote diversity and inclusion through the lens of CRT. Participants will develop a working definition of CRT, examine individual and collective experiences at GS from a CRT perspective, and analyze efforts to promote diversity and inclusion at GS through the lens of CRT

Liberty Campus

Thursday, November 14 – 12:30 p.m.

Campus Police/Student Group Listening Sessions

This pilot series is designed to create a better understanding of the role and authority of campus police and to create a space for campus police to hear and learn from diverse student groups. The desired outcome is to build trust, foster lines of authority between students and campus law enforcement, and to improve cross-cultural relations between students and campus police. Additionally, campus police will be exposed to a myriad of student cultural student groups.

ALL LISTENING SESSIONS ARE HELD IN THE COMPASS POINT CLUBHOUSE ON THE ARMSTRONG CAMPUS

September Listening Sessions

LGBT+ groups

Wednesday, September 18, Noon
Nick Shrader

Students With Visible and Invisible Disabilities

Wednesday, September 18, 4:15 p.m.
Maxine Bryant and Alisha Brunson

October Listening Sessions

African American Students

Tuesday, October 8, Noon
Thomas Bullock and Takeshia Brown

Hispanic students

Thursday, October 17, 3 p.m.
Facilitator TBA

Counseling Center Events

LGBTQ Campus Forum with Mr. Adam Hogue LPC, NCC

drop-in group (no need to register or sign up)

Wednesdays, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. , Carroll Building (Statesboro) Room 2288

LGBTQ+ Campus Forum provides a venue for students to connect and discuss experiences as gender sexual minority students at Georgia Southern University. Using a person-centered lens—and with attention given to the intersection of identities – this will be a supportive space to discuss relevant issues, and to discuss information skills to navigate these lived experiences.

Participants will come together for an hour, drop-in weekly meetings.

For Colored Girls

closed group (clients will need a screening in order to participate) 

Thursdays, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Statesboro Counseling Center 

This group seeks to unify Black women by creating a safe space that encourages courageous conversations. We hope to give voice to the emotions you may have silenced in our interpersonal process group. The group may discuss general topics such as relationships, stereotypes, spirituality, belongingness, sexuality, discrimination, and success through the lens of a Black woman.

Outside the Box

closed group (clients will need a screening in order to participate)   

Wednesdays, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Statesboro Counseling Center

Mrs. Nikita Robinson and Mrs. Alyssa Alonso

Outside the Box  serves as a space for those who identify as a person of color to share a common space to process their experiences at a predominantly white institution, while providing an opportunity to share relatable experiences to in a sense of community. Join us as we get 
outside the box!

Rainbow Connection

closed group (clients will need a screening in order to participate)    

Tuesdays, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Statesboro Counseling Center

Mr. Adam Hogue

This is a group for gender and sexual minorities or those questioning their sexual and/or gender identity. In group, we will discuss general issues like depression, anxiety, loneliness, and family concerns, as well as GSM-specific concerns of coming out, homophobia, and managing relationships in a predominately heterosexual world.

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