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Zoom session to examine inclusion for students of color

Marketing and Communications staff

“The Future of Inclusion: Students Discuss the Summer of 2020 and Campus Culture,” a Zoom discussion with students of color exploring COVID-19, racial unrest and the new school year, will be conducted on Friday, Sept. 11, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Campus community urged to participate in climate survey

Lisa Eikenburg

Fredonia is participating in a SUNY Climate Survey to gather information about incidents of sexual and interpersonal violence and knowledge of related policies and resources available on campus. The survey, administered to students and employees, occurs every other year in accordance with New York State Education Law Article 129-B and other SUNY policies.

New endowment created to promote diversity education

Lisa Eikenburg

The Collingwood Distinguished Lecture for Diversity was recently established at Fredonia as part of the Fredonia College Foundation’s Nurturing Innovation Campaign. A $250,000 gift from an anonymous Fredonia graduate will provide annual support for an honorarium to bring a nationally recognized speaker of diversity to campus each year.

Diversity education initiative launched

Lisa Eikenburg

The new Facilitators Re-imagining Equity and Diversity (FRED) Initiative was launched at Fredonia the weekend of Jan. 12. Seventeen participants including faculty, staff, and students participated in a Train-the-Trainer program led by consultants from the Blue Door Group.