Diversity Trainings


Winter Term Trainings

Equity Grievance Panel Training for SOU Faculty/Staff- January 4, 2018, SU 313 1:00p-5:00p.
In this session, faculty and staff are trained to serve on Equity Grievance Panels to hear issues of sexual misconduct and other forms of discrimination. If you are interested in participating in this training, please fill out the following form.

LGBTQIA+ and Allyship Training for SOU Faculty/Staff- February 9, 2018, SU 319, 1:30p- 4:30pm. In this session faculty and staff will learn ways to better support members of the LGBTQIA+ community through interactive activities. To reserve your spot, contact Thomas Arce at arcet@sou.edu.

Polynesian Education Conference- February 2, 2018, Stevenson Union, All Day. In this conference, participants will heighten their awareness of Polynesian culture, issues, and strategies for success. For more information, contact janelle wilson at wilsonjan@sou.edu.

Diversity Advocate Training- Full Session (half day) February 16, 2018, SU 319, 8:30-1:00pm (lunch included), or 2 Part Session on February 20 and 22 from 9:30-11:30a. In this training, participants will explore how to appropriately advocate for equity and diversity in search and onboarding processes. This training will cover the value of diversity, implicit bias, and the nuts and bolts of being a diversity advocate. Click here to register for the event.

Social Justice and Leadership Conference- March 2, 2018, Stevenson Union, all day (lunch included). The theme of this year's conference is "A Work Bound in Truth." Come explore aspects of Social Justice and Leadership at this day long conference.


Ongoing trainings from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and campus partners are available in a range of subject areas. Some of these trainings include:

  • Title IX Training
  • Implicit Bias Training
  • Allyship Training
  • Cultural Humility 
  • Interrupting Oppressive Moments
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Mindsets
  • Diversity Advocate training
  • Social Justice 
  • Inclusive Language

Contact Marjorie Trueblood-Gamble to inquire about specific diversity-related training opportunities.