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Diversity Out Loud Colloquia Series: Spring 2018

The “Diversity Out Loud” colloquia series is a once-per-semester interactive scholarly/experiential program focused on a diversity related topic that occurs as part of the larger Doctor of Psychology colloquium series. Examples of past topics include:

  •  “A Psychosocial Perspective of Socioeconomic Status”
  •  “The Changing Face of Family”
  •  “Indigenous Psychology: Concepts and Applications”
  •  "Age(ism): Myths and Misconceptions of Growing Older"

The  Spring 2018 topic was "Speaking of Faith: Perspectives on Psychological Wellbeing" 

Date: Friday, 9-10:30am 

Location: All Faiths Center

International Festival

Date: February 16th, 2018, 12-5 pm

Location: Florida Tech Campus, Panther Plaza (off Country Club Road)

Each year the Diversity Committee participates in the annual FIT International Festival by contributing interactive displays focusing on psychological topics relevant to international issues.

For 2018, the theme was "Games without Borders."

A different heritage is celebrated during certain months and they are listed below:  

  • January: Martin Luther King Jr. day
  • February: African American History month
  • March: Women¹s History month
  • May: Asian Pacific Islander month
  • June: Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Pride month
  • September: Hispanic-Latino Heritage month
  • November: American Indian Heritage month

The creates and circulates a PowerPoint/informational flyer for the months recognizing a particular heritage in order to increase awareness and sensitivity.

If you would like a copy please email or Dr. Frank Webbe