Leadership Education to Advance Diversity – African, Black, and Caribbean (LEAD-ABC)

<<Return to Black Thriving Initiative Leadership Education to Advance Diversity - African, Black, and Caribbean (LEAD-ABC)Established in 2019 Leadership Education to Advance Diversity–African, Black and Caribbean (LEAD-ABC) is a UCI School of Medicine mission-based program aimed at producing future physicians who are committed to addressing the health needs of African, Black and Caribbean communities in California, the United States, and [...]

Leadership Education to Advance Diversity – African, Black, and Caribbean (LEAD-ABC)2020-08-18T11:00:51-07:00

Exploring Anti-Black Racism Through Courses

<< Return to Black Thriving Initiative   Exploring Anti-Black Racism Through Courses Several new courses are free and open to all UCI students, staff, and faculty, and each for completion in five weeks. Module 1 - Anti-Blackness in the United States: Black Protest Tradition Module 2 - Anti-Blackness in the United States: [...]

Exploring Anti-Black Racism Through Courses2020-08-19T14:35:40-07:00

Investing in Student Achievement and Honoring Black Faculty through Fundraising and Philanthropic Gifts

<<Back to Black Thriving Initiative   Investing in Student Achievement and Honoring Black Faculty through Fundraising and Philanthropic Gifts The final component of the community Initiative revolves around investing in student achievement and honoring Black faculty. Currently, there are several opportunities for continued and accelerated philanthropic support. Dr. Joseph L. White Lecture (Cross Cultural Center, [...]

Investing in Student Achievement and Honoring Black Faculty through Fundraising and Philanthropic Gifts2020-08-19T14:45:36-07:00

Establish an External Advisory Board for the Black Thriving Initiative and Office of Inclusive Excellence Speakers Bureau

<<Back to Black Thriving Initiative   Establish an External Advisory Board for the Black Thriving Initiative and Office of Inclusive Excellence Speakers Bureau The Initiative requires a coherent strategy and purposeful execution to succeed. This is particularly the case in Orange County where Black people comprise a little less than 2% of the general population [...]

Establish an External Advisory Board for the Black Thriving Initiative and Office of Inclusive Excellence Speakers Bureau2020-08-18T10:48:48-07:00

Change Aligns the UCI Police Department with the Campus Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

<<Back to Black Thriving Initiative Change Aligns the UCI Police Department with the Campus Commitment to Inclusive Excellence As the current national reckoning has underscored, policing is definitely a major focal point for change. The campus takes this seriously as part of a comprehensive commitment to inclusive excellence. A whole university approach toward safety and [...]

Change Aligns the UCI Police Department with the Campus Commitment to Inclusive Excellence2020-08-19T14:38:01-07:00

Drawing upon Evidence-Based Practices for Staff Leaders

<< Return to Mission: Mobilizing the Whole University to Promote Black Student Success, Degree Completion, and Advancement in UCI's Academic Programs   Drawing upon Evidence-Based Practices for Staff Leaders Staff members represent a mainstay to support the research productivity and student learning and development at UCI.  However, Black representation across all staff has stagnated at [...]

Drawing upon Evidence-Based Practices for Staff Leaders2020-08-19T17:21:39-07:00

From Black Deserts to a Thriving Academic Culture for Black Students

<< Return to Mission: Mobilizing the Whole University to Promote Black Student Success, Degree Completion, and Advancement in UCI's Academic Programs   From Black Deserts to a Thriving Academic Culture for Black Students Black undergraduates and graduates are severely under-represented in the student population in general and in academic programs in particular. They experience a [...]

From Black Deserts to a Thriving Academic Culture for Black Students2020-08-19T14:25:11-07:00

Making UCI a First Choice for Black Students

<< Return to Mission: Mobilizing the Whole University to Promote Black Student Success, Degree Completion, and Advancement in UCI's Academic Programs   Making UCI a First Choice for Black Students Increasing the enrollment of Black undergraduates and graduate students is an essential condition to building a thriving culture for Black people at UCI. Over a [...]

Making UCI a First Choice for Black Students2020-08-19T14:15:10-07:00

Mobilize the whole university

<<Back to Black Thriving Initiative   Mobilize the whole university to promote Black student success, degree completion, and advancement in UCI’s academic programs   The transformation of the professoriate and knowledge workforce of the future depends on the success of Black undergraduates and graduate students thriving in academic programs across the campus. This means increasing [...]

Mobilize the whole university2020-08-19T17:22:12-07:00

Black Lives Matter Faculty Cluster Hiring Program

<<Back to Black Thriving Initiative   Black Lives Matter Faculty Cluster Hiring Program Building on the historic hiring outcomes of Black faculty in 2019-20, this multi-year competitive program will allocate 10 positions across the campus for proposals that advance the understanding of the Black experience and the drivers of well-being for the Black community. Beginning [...]

Black Lives Matter Faculty Cluster Hiring Program2020-08-19T10:34:15-07:00
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