Tuesday, February 11, 2020

MSU’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion, in conjunction with the Department of Native American Studies and other key partners, invites all faculty, staff, and students to a series of sessions focused on embedding inclusive practices, Indigenous knowledge, and cultural understandings into their work with students to foster inclusive learning environments.

Times and Locations:   

Luncheon and Opening Remarks

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Ballrooms C & D, Strand Union Building

Workshop #1: Foundations for Practice: Applying Indigenous Essential Understandings

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Ballrooms C & D, Strand Union Building

Workshop #2: Effective Mentoring for Indigenous Student Wellbeing

2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Ballrooms C & D, Strand Union Building


4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Inspiration Hall, Norm Asbjornson Hall

Berger Lecture

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Inspiration Hall, Norm Asbjornson Hall

These events are free and open to the public. Attendees may participate in the entire workshop or participate in the individual session(s) that work best with their schedule. Lunch and reception will feature Indigenous foods.


*The workshops were recorded and can be accessed by clicking on the workshop title and signing in with MSU credentials.

*In collaboration with the Center for Faculty Excellence, participants can earn 2 CFE credits for each workshop they attend. 

*Attendance at Workshop #1 will fulfill the statewide faculty and staff Indian Education for All requirement.