Office of Diversity and Inclusion - a Division of Student Affairs at the University of Central Oklahoma



Diversity Leadership Institute 2016
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The purpose of Diversity Leadership Institute helps students to identify with their own culture (Cultural Identity), become informed about other people’s cultures and behavior (Knowledge), understand the feelings and needs of other people (Empathy), and become aware of one’s own desires, strengths, weaknesses and emotional stability (Self-Confidence). The activities, workshops, and discussions work to build cultural competent leaders who are challenged to assess their perceptions about themselves and others in regard to differences.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will depart from the University of Central Oklahoma on May 19th and will return on May 22nd, 2016. The institute will take place in Denver, CO. 

Students who apply to DLI will need to attend two (2) mandatory pre-departure meetings on April 15th at 2:00 p.m. and April 22nd at 2:00 p.m. Location to be determined. 

Payments are due to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion located in the Nigh University Center, Room 211. If writing a check, make it payable to the University of Central Oklahoma. 

For more information contact Josh Lim at jlim5@uco.edu or visit the Office of Diversity & Inclusion in NUC 211 (405) 974-3588.

Students from the DLI class of 2015 talk about their experience attending the Diversity Leadership Institute in Chicago, IL.   

Diversity Leadership Institute over the years!

Diversity Leadership Institute class of 2015 in Chicago, IL. 

Diversity Leadership Institute class of 2014 working on a community service project in New Orleans, LA. They are pictured here with the Mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu.   

Diversity Leadership Institute class of 2013 in Austin, TX. 

Diversity Leadership Institute class of 2012 in Memphis, TN. 


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