SEED "will help us develop increased comfort and shared language for having difficult conversations. It will allow more individuals to examine their own experiences and the existing structures of the institution through a critical lens, which may lead to innovative changes that create a more inclusive campus," says Salina Renninger, director of training and associate professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. Renninger, part of the inaugural SEED cohort at St. Thomas, is quoted in a recent article by the university's Newsroom, which we are reposting here.
We're delighted to republish this piece by Captain Rick Wester, Commandant of Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a SEED leader. This article originally appeared in the October/November 2018 issue of The Bulletin, the magazine of the United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association.
(Republished with permission from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences News, February 25, 2019.)
By Linda Haymes.
Mildred Randolph, D.V.M., is helping her UAMS colleagues view their professional and personal worlds from a new perspective to shine a light on differences and offer more inclusiveness.