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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) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.