20 diversity, equity and inclusion grants funded across UCCS

The UCCS campus is invited to a five-part series exploring the 20 diversity, equity and inclusion grants funded by the CU System’s DEI Innovation Fund.

In spring 2021, faculty, staff and students submitted 51 grant proposals across three categories: recruitment, retention and persistence of faculty, staff and students; faculty training and education; and cultural and community engagement. 20 of the grant proposals were selected and will be funded over the next three years, with a total award allocation of $285,864.

The series, titled “Chew and Chat,” will be live-streamed during the fall 2021 semester. Four awardees will present during each session, and there will be time after the presentations to ask questions. Each session will be hosted by Stephany Rose Spaulding, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

The dates of each presentation are:

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