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Utah State Eastern to hold its annual Diversity Conference
Utah State University Eastern will hold its 6th annual Diversity Conference Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Geary Event Center on the university campus.
This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Bryan Hubain, Association Vice President for Student Development and Inclusion at the University of Utah. According to his bio, Dr. Hubain’s focus has been to improve the experiences and well-being of underrepresented students through challenge, support, collaboration and educational outreach to the campus community and surrounding external communities.
The theme for the conference is “Diversity is a Fact, Inclusion is an Act” and the conference is aimed to help create more inclusive environments.
“It is our duty and honor as a campus to try to build a more inclusive community,” said Greg Dart, Associate Vice President of Utah State Eastern. “The work those involved in planning this conference put in is a big step in that direction.”
Cost is $25 and it includes breakfast, lunch and conference attendance. Continuing education credit in social work is available to attendees. Check in starts at 8:30 a.m.
Registration is available online at usueastern.edu/cdi/conference.