Throughout the year, FPB's Diversity and Inclusion Committee hosts events and shares news of those happening at the university with the faculty, staff and students.


Upcoming Faculty/Staff Events

The FPB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is pleased to welcome Robert Solomon, Esq., and Heather Burton, PhD, from the CWRU Office of Inclusion, Diversity & Equal Opportunity (OIDEO) Change Agent Series, presented by the Diversity 360 Education Program.

This first workshop focusing on privilege will empower the campus community to counter exclusionary ideas and behaviors in order to promote our mission of creating a more inclusive campus environment. Future workshops will include bias, micro-messaging and empathy.

Faculty and staff are asked to select one Change Agent session from those offered below to attend during the Fall 2022 semester.

Fall sessions include:

  • Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Both sessions will be held in SMSN 149B and offered by zoom.

RSVP here

Black History Month

2022 Program

Thank you Vice President of the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity Robert L. Solomon for leading the School of Nursing community in such an engaging program!

Media Tribute

Former Dean and School of Nursing alumna May Wykle was recognized by WKYC 3 for her career in nursing and education, and her work to bring more minorities into the profession.

Watch the WYKC video here

Past Events and Diversity Conversations

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Multi-colored background with the text, "National Hispanic Heritage Month."

National Hispanic Heritage Month—which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15—celebrates and acknowledges Hispanic and LatinX diversity, and emphasizes the importance of social and human solidarity across all communities.

Members of the FPB community are sharing their stories and what Hispanic Heritage Month means to them.

Read their stories.

University Diversity Programming

Diversity 360° Training

FPB students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to participate in the university's Diversity 360° training. This program is designed to increase capacity to recognize and engage in dialogue across the breadth of differences and to deepen understanding of how affiliations in privileged and marginalized groups affects treatment on campus, campus climate and productivity, in addition to other goals. The program was developed as a collaboration with the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity, the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. In addition to Diversity 360°, FPB faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in annual diversity education sessions.

Annual Inclusion and Diversity Achievement Awards and Luncheon

The office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at Case Western Reserve University recognizes members of the university community who have made significant contributions to enhancing the university's commitment to diversity through inclusive thinking, mindful learning, and transformative dialogue.

These awards recognize and encourage such contributions that may include promoting respect, building community, establishing effective cross-cultural initiatives and advocating equity and inclusion within the university community.