The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) centralizes Augusta University initiatives to create a diverse and inclusive environment.
ODI helps units campuswide foster practices that optimize the contributions of groups and individuals by supporting the engagement and development of all faculty, staff, students and patients.
ODI also oversees "Healthy Perspectives," Augusta University's plan dedicated to improving the cultural competence of Augusta University students and employees.
January 12, 2017
During this three-hour presentation Ms. Jane Elliott, anti-racism, LGBT and feminist activist, will teach about the anatomy of prejudice and introduce and discuss the film “The Eye of the Storm.” She will explore with the audience the problems of racism, sexism, ageism, homophobia and ethnocentrism, and the responsibility shared by all of us for illuminating them and eliminating them from ourselves and our environment.
January 12, 2017
The Angry Eye is a documentary film that captures what happens when anti-racism activist and educator conducts a diversity experiment with a group of young adults. The documentary also weaves in interviews from people who have been a part of Elliott's training programs in the past.
January 13, 2017
Students, faculty and staff from Paine College, Augusta Technical College and Augusta University will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Attendees will hear from Jane Elliott, a former third-grade teacher, and anti-racism, LGBT and feminist activist. She created the groundbreaking diversity exercise that is the pinnacle of all other diversity programming in the country today.