Diversity & Inclusion: Unique Ideas and Trends

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16 May

Diversity & Inclusion: Unique Ideas and Trends

Diversity & Inclusion: Unique Ideas and Trends

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 (1:00 PM to 2:00 PM)

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Presented at the 2017 Annual Conference, this session has so many great ideas that we wanted to share it with everyone! How are colleges and universities supporting diversity and inclusion? This session features 50 ideas and trends gathered from student union professionals, publications, newspaper articles, and websites throughout the United States and United Kingdom. This session promises to provide unique and creative ideas you can implement on your campus.

About the Presenter:
Geoff Combs
University of Massachusetts Boston
geoff.combs@umb.edu
Geoff currently serves as the Director of the Campus Center and Event Services at the University of Massachusetts - Boston. He opened the Campus Center in 2004, a 331,000 square foot, 80 million dollar complex, it is the first student center on the UMass Boston campus. Alongside a staff of 40, he oversees the day-to-day operation of the facility, as well as university-wide Conference and Event Services.
Since 1998 Geoff has been heavily involved with the Association of College Unions International (ACUI), holding various regional, national and international leadership positions. He served as the Regional Director of the New England Region of ACUI from 2009-2011, Board of Trustees member from 2012-2014, Region VIII International Liaison from 2013-2015 and currently serves as the Region VIII 2017 Conference Chair. Combs has had a particular interest in exploring international student unions and student life. He has been instrumental in facilitating and developing international partnerships between ACUI and two sister associations; the National Union of Students in the United Kingdom and the Association of Student Union Administrators in Ireland and has participated in five study tours to the UK and Ireland. Geoff is a graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Education, and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel and College Administration.


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