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February
2019
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05:16 PM
America/Chicago

UHD NCBI To Host Diversity/Prejudice Workshops

The UHD National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) will host a workshop on diversity and prejudice reduction. The workshop "Welcoming Diversity/Prejudice Reduction" will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, March 8 in the Academic Building, Room A629.

The workshop will reveal how participants have been taught to think and act as members of their racial, ethnic, gender, sexual and other identity groups. The session also will teach skills for bridging differences.

The half-day training workshop is available to UHD students, faculty and staff. Light refreshments will be served at the session. Space is limited, please RSVP to Cleopatra Frazier.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College). In 2018, UHD grew its First Time in College student population by 11 percent and transfer students by 14 percent.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston. It also is ranked among 15 U.S. universities with lowest net price to students (according to the U.S. Department of Education). The University is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.