At the suggestion of the Diversity Initiative's Research and Evaluation sub-committee, OHRP conduced a large-scale assessment of students' perceptions of diversity at the University. SILC was developed in response to the expressed concerns and needs of students at the University of Maryland that emerged from this and other on-campus research. SILC iscomprised of a series of initiatives that engage students in myriad experiences through which intercultural skills are developed and nurtured.
SILC initiatives include:
Read more about Student Action Through Intergroup Networking, a student advisory board.
|WORDS OF ENGAGEMENT (WE): AN INTERGROUP DIALOGUE PROGRAM|
Read how you can participate in small, intensive facilitated discussion groups across differences and earn academic credit!
|DIVERSITY TRAINING & CONSULTATION SERVICES|
We offer specialized trainings and consult for customized workshops for all students, faculty, and staff on a variety of diversity issues
|SOCIAL JUSTICE FROM THE CLASSROOM TO THE COMMUNITY |
An exciting series of hands-on workshops to develop skills in creating social change.
|DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP RETREAT
An annual retreat to promote leadership skills in diversity issues.