Hidden Figures: Developing Student Identity within a Discipline

March 22, 2023 11:00am - 1:00pm
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The Committee on Institutional Equity and Diversity (CIED) invites you to participate in a dialogue on developing student identity within a discipline. Creating equity and inclusion in curriculum and in the classroom includes understanding the importance of fostering and supporting a student’s identity within a discipline.

Moderated by Dr. Kenya Harris, Professor, Nursing, our panelists include:  

  1. Dr. Isabelle Eisha, Associate Director. Psychology Program;  
  2. Dr. Anne Marie Leveille-Tulce, Assistant Professor, Nursing;
  3. Tanja Carter-Searls, Senior Program Director, Professional Education and Workplace Learning, Client: NYC Department of Social Services;
  4. Dr. Elizabeth Alsop, Assistant Professor and Academic Director, Communication and Media Program; and
  5. Asantee Mitchell- Student, Disability Studies Program. Co-chair, CUNY SPS Student Association and University Student Senate Undergraduate Delegate

Our panelists will engage with you in an interactive discussion on why student identity within a discipline is critical to a student’s academic achievement and personal success and share tools on how to support and provide a safe space for the development of student identity.

This event is open to all students, faculty and staff.  If you have any questions about the program, please contact the CIED at equitydiversitycommittee@sps.cuny.edu