Student Development Workshops

Fall 2022 

Topic 1: Creating an inclusive environment workshop
Date: Thursday, September 8
Time: 3-4:30pm
Presenter: JoAnna Raucci
Location: UC Colonnade 315
Description: Everyone wants to feel welcomed and valued in their respective community. A welcoming and inclusive community exists where all members feel heard, involved, supported and respected; there are opportunities for a positive, productive, and engaging environment for the open and respectful exchange of ideas, perspectives, and opinions; and all members are able to thrive, perform and contribute fully and successfully. This interactive workshop will explore the concept and benefits of inclusion within a community. Participants will gain the tools and strategies that are important to building an inclusive and engaging environment.


Topic 2: Bystander Intervention Training
Date: Thursday, October 6
Time: 4-5pm
Presenter: Marissa Miller
Location: UC Colonnade 315
Description: “Step Up” is a prosocial behavior and bystander intervention program that uses workshops and communications to teach community members how to be that someone who steps up and helps others.
Learning Outcomes:
Raise awareness about the bystander effect
Increase one’s motivation to help
Develop skills and confidence when intervening
Create a safer community

Topic 3: Yoga class with Bill
Date: November 29
Time: 4-5pm
Presenter: Bill Brooks
Location: Studio 4