Tag Archive: minority

Facilitating Diversity in Higher Education

While the lack of diversity in higher education is not news (and we’ve posted about it here before: Diversity in Higher Education), per se, Marketplace just did a piece on diversity among university… Continue reading

Who is Qualified to Teach About Cultural Sensitivity?

Through the process of writing in this blog, I began to think about our responsibility as educators to instill change and to plant the seeds for consideration of a different path and a… Continue reading

Diversity in Higher Education

“Oh my goodness, It’s you!” The student exclaimed, her eyes wide with excitement. After getting lost on her way to another building, the young woman had unknowingly knocked on the door of the… Continue reading

I Don’t See Color. I See People.

The following is a piece that I included in my chapter (CH 3: The Interaction of Cultures, Sexuality, and Social Work Practice.) for the textbook cited below. It has been a helpful way… Continue reading

Drug Courts: Fair Courts?

Work in the School of Human Services Professions allows us wonderful opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Beyond this, students dually enrolled in programs at Widener, such as PsyD and Criminal Justice or MSW and… Continue reading

I Wish I was a Minority

Have you heard remarks like these in your classroom? Maybe during a discussion on race, a white student notes that if only she were in the minority, then she would have more scholarships… Continue reading