HHS Council for Diversity 2012-13 Council Members Dept./ School Staff Faculty Student CSR Jane Anderson Thelma Snuggs Sarah Korni HDFS Karen Hickman Aryn Dotterer TreShawn Anderson HK Nancy Kester Meghan McDonough Shauna Stapleton HSCI Dr. Lan Hong Frank Rosenthal Daniel Cheng HTM Maria Campos Li Miao August Washington NURS Sonia Pierce Chyi-kong Chang Amber Harris NUTR Dinah Dalder Nana Gletsu-Miller Emily Hohman PSY Nancy O’Brien David Rollock Vacant SLHS Jane Fenters Dawn Wetzel Evan Mattice Council Members Student Services Teresa Eloff Joseph Ballard Shane Hawkins-Wilding Administrative Offices Wanda Stevens (Business Office) Michele Baker (Extension) Alan Mehringer (IT) Liping Cai (Council Chair) Kendra Julian (Council Secretary) Diversity Highlights • Collectively advised the Dean on the diversity components of HHS Strategic Plan • Promoted university/community events/info. to the members’ representative groups • Co-organized/co-sponsored diversity/ multicultural events: – Hanna Center Ebony & Ivory Ball – Black Graduate Student Association award dinner – Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Awareness Week Diversity Highlights • HHS Supplement for Faculty Hire Procedure • New faculty hires made possible by the University’s Strategic Hiring Funds for diversity • New staff hires in student services areas – Director for Student Success – Student Program Specialist – Student Success Mentors Program Implementing HHS Strategic Plan - Council’s Wish List (a sample) • Establish a plan and publicize the process for recruiting…and a plan for retaining diverse groups of students. • Maintaining a tracking system for students… for faculty and staff… • Develop competencies in diversity, global and multicultural skills through curricula for students and development opportunities for faculty and staff… • Focus on the quality of interactive experiences between and among students from different countries and cultures. • Maximize university resources and programs. • Better understand current issues and policies and implications for our responsible areas. • Determine what we try to achieve and how we measure our diversity efforts. • Matching activities with resources. HHS Committee for International Programs 2012-13 Committee Members CSR HDFS HK HSCI HTM NUR NUTR PSY SLHS Admin Thelma Snuggs Jim Elicker Darlene Sedlock Jim McGlothlin Howard Adler Jan Davis Megan McCrory Kip Williams Ravi Krishnan Liping Cai (Chair), Kendra Julian (Secretary) 9 IP Highlights • Collectively advised the Dean on the global components of HHS Strategic Plan • Total of 60+ of John & Emma Global Scholars • Increase of study abroad funding/grants • Increase of study abroad participants • Increase of study abroad participants in faculty-led programs • Support for new faculty study abroad leaders HHS 2012-2013 Total students abroad HHS dept./sch. faculty-led Semester exchange Other col./organizers 259 124 24 111 HHS Faculty-Led 43% 48% Semester Exchange 9% Other Colleges/Organizers 11 HHS Faculty-led Programs 2012 Summer, 2013 Spring CSR Sally Harmon Susan Owens International Influences on Retail & Fashion CSR David Evans Multifaceted Dimensions of International Not-for-Profit Organizations FN HDFS Elsa Janle Germán Posada French Culture, Food and Health Latin-American Children & Families: A Costa Rican Experience HDFS/NURS Judith Myers-Walls Children and Families in India: Human Service & Nursing Perspectives HK Darlene Sedlock Tara Hodge Global Experiences in Sports Medicine China HHS Faculty-led Programs 2012 Summer, 2013 Spring HSCI/NURS Jim McGlothlin Contemporary Issues in Internaitonal Public Health-China HTM Bill Jaffe Culture and Tourism in France HTM Howard Adler Culture and Tourism in Peru & Ecuador HTM Carl Behnke/Ambarish Cuisine and Culture of Southern Lulay Europe NURS Jan Davis/Trina Wright Comparative Healthcare in Ireland IP Highlights • Development opportunities for academic advisors (CSR, HDFS, HTM, HSCI, PSY) • Global Strategic Partners in Dublin – 2013 class in University College Dublin (CSR, HDFS, PSY, NURS) – Dublin Institute of Technology (HSCI, NUTR) • Global Strategic Partners in Guangzhou (HTM) • Study Abroad photo contest 2013 Summer, Fall HTM Howard Adler Culture & Tourism in Italy CSR Thelma Snuggs Internaitonal Cross-Cultural Behavior in Internaitoanl Business & Not-for-Profit Org. CSR, HDFS, PSY Bobbe Molter Karen Hickman Janet Proctor HK Darlene Sedlock Tarra Hodge Global Perspectives of Health and Wellness NUR Elizabeth O'Neil Healthcare and Nutrition in Costa Rica NURS Jan Davis Trina Wright Comparative Healthcare in Ireland SLHS Lata Krishnan Jennifer Simpson SLHS in Zambia University College Dublin, Semester Exchange Implementing HHS Strategic Plan - Committee Wish List ( a sample) • One or more study abroad courses are developed as HHS-branded signatures/that appeal to students from multiple departments/schools. • A global learning fair/forum is held monthly as a continuous venue to educate HHS students and promote featured study abroad. • Parents are engaged to learn about opportunities of study abroad and global learning for their children. • A study abroad course is required for all HHS students to satisfy the requirement of the University Core Curriculum for the foundational outcome of Human Cultures, as well as for the embedded outcomes of Intercultural Knowledge and Effectiveness and Global Citizenship and Social Responsibility. • Each department identifies one or more required courses that are appropriate or can be fitted for study abroad.