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The application will be open Wednesday, April 1 to Monday, April 13.

The Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement’s Inclusion Team (iTeam) are student volunteers who are dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice. This group will function as a proactive educational advocacy group that promotes diversity and inclusion at The University of Mississippi. The iTeam will help develop and present educational workshops to promote the awareness, acceptance and the necessity for diversity to fellow students.

Program Goals & Objectives

The iTeam will facilitate educational programs on diversity, multiculturalism, identity, and other special topics for interested organizations, offices, and academic classes. The primary goal is to increase awareness of diversity related concerns while creating a dialogue that explores the campus definition and understanding of diversity and inclusion.

We commit to help our students gain insights, value diversity, and take actions by:

  • Creating a cultural surrounding where diversity is a driving force

  • Increasing appreciation of differences and similarities

  • Understanding the influence of stereotypes and bias, and limiting that influence

  • Transforming knowledge into acceptance and empathy

  • Understanding the impact of their behaviors on others

What does it take to become a CICCE iTeam Member?

  • Attend all required team meetings and training sessions in fall and spring semesters, includingMANDATORY half-day training on Sunday, August 23, 2020.

  • Commit to facilitating 3-4 diversity education workshops and activities per month during the academic year (fall 2020 and spring 2021).

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA 2.50 or higher and with good disciplinary standing.

  • Have strong oral and written communications skills

  • Exhibit a commitment to diversity.

  • Display a willingness to learn more about topics and issues of diversity.

  • Serve as a role model to all students and the University community.

  • Possess high sensitivity to global cultural issues and concerns.

  • Demonstrate strong leadership, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

  • Be highly-motivated, patient, enthusiastic, and able to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Be knowledgeable of and familiar with the University of Mississippi’s and Center for Inclusion’s mission and goals.