Presentation and Discussion on Intercultural Competence in Higher Education with Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

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The CANR DEI Committee invites you to a special presentation and discussion on intercultural competence in higher education with Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Thursday, May 12, 2022                                                                                                    2:30pm to 4:00pm                                                                                                            Townsend Hall Commons                                                                                          

Registration link: https://ud-pcs.idloom.events/intercultural-competence-in-higher-education

Followed by a UDairy Creamery ice cream reception in the Townsend Hall lobby sponsored by UD Envision.

Presidential Symposium & Teach-In on Climate Change and Sustainability

Next Monday, May 9, at 3:30 p.m., the Presidential Symposium and Teach-In on Climate Change and Sustainability will be held in Gore 103. Interested students are encouraged to attend to hear faculty and staff panels on five topics:

  • Climate and Extreme Weather,
  • Sustainable Communities,
  • Climate/Environmental Justice,
  • Climate Solutions, and
  • Climate Communication.

The event is being organized by the Gerard J. Mangone Climate Change Science and Policy Hub and the UD Sustainability Council. Learn more.

Horn Entrepreneurship’s Undergrad Spring Pitch Party

The Pitch Party is designed for those new to pitching an idea. As part of a larger party celebrating our aspiring UD entrepreneurs, all UD undergrad students have the opportunity to pitch an entrepreneurial idea to an audience of their peers in front of a panel of judges made up of young UD entrepreneurial alumni.

Presenters: A chance to win a share of $1500

March 23, 2022 6 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Pitch Party is designed for those new to pitching an idea.  As part of a larger party celebrating our aspiring UD entrepreneurs, all UD undergrad students have the opportunity to pitch an entrepreneurial idea to an audience of their peers in front of a panel of judges made up of young UD entrepreneurial alumni.

IN PERSON at the VDC for presenters

Presenter undergrad registration is open until March 21 at 11:59 p.m. or when 20 applicants qualify.

REGISTER NOW

 

CANR Student Workshop: Intercultural Communication

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CANR Student Workshop

Thursday, March 24, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Communication is a key component of creating inclusive campus environments.

This workshop is meant to educate and raise awareness about the concept of intercultural communication. The goal is to equip individuals and groups with the tools necessary to hold difficult conversations that lead us to create more just campuses.

Beyond personal differences, culture plays a vital role in how we interact with others and how we perceive others’ actions toward us. These differences can often lead to confusion or arguments.

Join us as we break down the barriers to intercultural communication through a presentation and workshop led by Dr. Adam Foley from the Office of Institutional Equity.

Register here:
https://ud-pcs.idloom.events/student-workshop-intercultural-communication

 

PATH International Equine Specialist in Mental Heal and Learning

Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International

The three-day Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Workshop is for experienced equestrians, instructors, mental health professionals, and educators who are interested in equine-assisted services (EAS) such as equine-facilitated mental health and education programs.

From Thursday, April 07, 2022To Sunday, April 10, 2022

Carousel Park & Equestrian Center – TROT
3700 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808

Contact Elyssa Doner, Equestrian Program Supervisor
elyssa.doner@newcastlede.gov
302-995-7670

Workshop Registration Information with links to registration packet and payment options: https://www.nccde.org/2371/Equine-Specialist-Workshop

University of Delaware Alternative Break (UDaB)

The University of Delaware Alternative Break (UDaB) organization immerses student-led teams in direct service and experiential learning with community organizations to increase knowledge of social justice issues and encourage life-long active citizenship. UDaB is looking for students to go on week long service programs over the course of spring break (Saturday, March 26th – Saturday, April 2nd)! Each program has a focus area that ranges from the environment to houselessness to neurodiversity and much more and involves significant education of such focus area(s) before, during, and after the alternative break.

UDAB has four programs in progress for this spring break, which include:

  • Appreciating Appalachian Culture & Addressing Rural Poverty in Jonesville VA
  • Deconstructing Systems: Housing Insecurity in Sussex County in Sussex County DE
  • Growing Community: Local, Sustainable, and Equitable Food Systems in Philadelphia PA
  • Reframing the Narrative: Autism Awareness and Neurodiversity in Moncure NC.

UDaB also gives out Partial scholarships that are made available based on financial aid.

Here is the website for more information about UDAB: https://sites.udel.edu/udab/programs-2022/

Here is the link to the UDAB Application to share with your organization: https://delaware.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b8Ey0x0EhfwXbqm

The deadline for UDAB applications is Friday, Feb 18th @11:59 PM, so we would love if you could promote this within that time frame.

If you have any questions regarding programs, applications, etc, please email: bluehenbreaks@udel.edu!

Free Tutoring from Accelerate for CANR Undergraduates

Word Cloud TutoringAGcelerate will provide free tutoring for introductory CHEM 133/134, BISC 208,  Calculus, and Statistics every Thursday afternoon from 3:00-5:00 pm in Sharp Lab Classroom #109.

AGcelerate in an academic enrichment program sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources which sponsors academic support and social activities. If you are interested in joining AGcelerate, you can sign up on our webpage.

International Plant Propagators’ Society Undergraduate Research

The International Plant Propagators’ Society-Eastern Region Foundation (IPPS-ERF) is currently accepting research grants to support undergraduate research in the areas of nursery production and/or plant propagation. Grants are for $2,000 to support research and student wages and the Foundation does not provide funds for overhead. In addition, there is an expectation that students will present their research at an annual IPPS-Eastern Region Conference in the form of a poster, provide a one-page manuscript for the IPPS-ER Proceedings, and make a short video acknowledging the grant. Additional travel grants and reduced Conference fees will be available to help support the presenting student at the Conference. The deadline for submitting the proposal is February 1, 2022. Proposal application forms can be completed and submitted online here.  Successful applicants will be notified by March 1.

What is IPPS?IPPS stands for The International Plant Propagator’s Society, an international association of plant production professionals, academics and students. IPPS provides a forum for sharing plant production knowledge to enhance the professionalism, knowledge and skills of its members. The IPPS Eastern Region Foundation was created in 2004 to support research and education in ornamental horticulture. IPPS Eastern Region has a long history of providing research support for projects important to the greenhouse and nursery industry.Please direct questions about the IPPS-ERF Research Grant program to Bob Geneve: rgeneve@uky.eduSHARE with your friends in Horticulture!Click IPPS-ER Foundation for more information.

Former Envirothon participants wanted

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is a sponsor of the 2022 Envirothon competition, which encourages students to think critically and creatively about the natural world and their place in it. Envirothon is looking for University of Delaware students who competed as high school students to share a little bit about their experience for the competition’s website.

Please contact Dante LaPenta (dlapenta@udel.edu) of the CANR communications and marketing team.