Diversity Retreat Series 2019
Recruiting, Retaining, and Supporting Students and Faculty of Color
Sponsored by: Psychological and Brain Sciences Graduate Student Diversity Committee
Friday, February 15th
12:00 to 1:00 PM, Tobin 423
Olufunmilayo Funmi Adebayo
Assistant Dean for Inclusion and Engagement, UMass Amherst Graduate School
A discussion of campus-wide recruitment and retention efforts, specific to UMass Amherst, including what
faculty and staff can do to improve support for students of color. Open to all UMass Amherst faculty, staff and students.
March, Date TBD
Time TBD Tobin 423
Faculty and Students
Psychological and Brain Sciences
A round-table discussion between faculty, staff and students surrounding topics of justice and equity, including ways to support students and peers at all levels of academia. Open to all UMass PBS faculty, staff and students.
Monday, April 15th
Time TBD, Tobin 423
Robyne Renée Rivers
Post-Doctoral Fellow, CCPH
A smaller, informal discussion about maintaining mental health as a graduate student of color as well as best practices to support the health of undergraduate students of color. Open to all UMass Amherst graduate students.
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