ACUI: Table Talks

ACUI: Table Talks
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Team through the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) is here to talk about current events, struggles, and best practices in developing campus community and supporting all of our students in an inclusive environment.

Aug 4 • 60 min
Stories of success in higher education are too often oversaturated by dominant narratives. This episode features a panel of experienced professionals who share their stories, their counternarratives, of success and hardships. Personal stories connect us…
The Intersection of Inclusion Work Between Student Activities and Multicultural Student Services Offices
Jul 13 • 53 min
In this episode, Michelle Streeter, assistant director for student engagement at the University of Virginia, interviews Hayden Greene, director of multicultural affairs at Manhattan College on the intersection of diversity, equity and inclusion work…
Addressing Race & Privilege in the College Union
Jul 1 • 79 min
This is recording from a recent webinar in which ACUI’s presidents discussed what racism looks like in student unions, steps to self-identify white privilege, and ways to act toward justice. Personal examples and growth opportunities were shared.…
A Conversation with LGBTQ+ Community Leaders
Jun 26 • 50 min
Happy Pride Month! In this episode, we talk with ACUI leaders from the LGBTQ+ Community about their experiences and supporting students through the current crises.
Exploring Mentorship and Sponsorship for Racially Marginalized Employees and Students
Jun 3 • 45 min
Coretta L. King, Co-Lead for the DEI Program Team, navigates this topic with former ACUI Comp-Co-Lead/INdy 2019 CPT member, Brittany Williams. The discussion distinguishes the difference between mentoring and sponsoring. It also targets the importance of…
Covid-19 Impact on First Generation Students Exiting Our Institutions
May 15 • 50 min
The members of the DEI Program Team (Amy Liss, Keith Kowalka, and Coretta King) partnered with higher ed colleagues who support first generation populations in their work to discuss the impact covid-19 has played on this demographic. The conversation…