Cornell University Inclusive Excellence Academy

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To create an inclusive educational environment and workplace

Cornell University Inclusive Excellence Academy


With a focus on the development of multicultural fluency, Cornell University’s Inclusive Excellence Academy, launched in August 2013, offers programs designed to advance an inclusive educational environment and workplace. The IEA features customized courses and workshops designed for senior leadership, administrative/college diversity councils, human resource professionals, supervisors and program managers, university constituent leaders, faculty and academic teaching staff, graduate students and postdocs, community partners, and extended community members. Specific workshops, prioritized based on the university’s needs, are offered each year. Cornell University’s Inclusive Excellence Academy offers programs and expertise designed to develop an inclusive educational environment and workplace. Our programs incorporate interactive theater and experienced speakers that engage audiences, open eyes, and change minds.

Scheduled Events

Specific workshops prioritized on the university’s needs are offered each year. Topics addressed by programs include:

  • Unconscious bias
  • Disability inclusiveness
  • Veterans in the workforce
  • Workplace bullying
  • LGBTQ+ Inclusion
Session Date Registration

UndocuCornell: Understanding and Supporting Undocuemented Populations

Monday, February 13, 2017
9:00AM - 10:30AM

Genuine Conversations: Race and Inequity Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1:00PM - 2:30PM
Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship: What Does It All Mean? A Forum for the Cornell Staff Community Tuesday, February 28, 2017
12:00PM - 1:30PM
Generational Leadership

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
1:30PM - 3:00PM

Unconscious Bias Monday, May 15, 2017
1:00PM - 3:30PM
Goldwin Smith Hall
HEC Auditorium
Register Here

See the printable version of Fall 2016 Schedule of Events for session descriptions, dates, complete details and registration links.

TND Programs:

Does your college or unit have a Towards New Destinations initiative with a professional development component? Customized diversity programs on a range of topics may be scheduled for specific colleges/administrative units upon request.
Topic areas include:

  • LBGTQ+
  • Race
  • Disability

See Professional Development Programs 2015-2016 for details.

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