Category: Diversity and Inclusion

Diverse Perspectives for the Classroom

Last fall, the Teaching Center’s first Lunch Discussion focused on diverse perspectives for the classroom.  Belmont faculty panelists (from left to right) , Edgar Diaz-Cruz (Pharmacy), Mona Ivey-Soto (Education), Linda Jones (Psychological Science), and Cheryl Slay Carr (Music Business) shared insights from their own pedagogies on methods for engaging racial, ethnic, gender, or other diversity themes in …

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Student Veterans

In October, the Teaching Center hosted a lunch discussion entitled, “The Needs of Veterans as Students”, to continue the conversation about how we, as teachers, can create welcoming spaces in our classrooms for veterans to thrive and contribute in their own unique ways while integrating into our communities of learning.  A panel of current Belmont …

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MLK Week Lunch Discussion Reflections

Teaching Center Luncheon Dr. Marla Frederick, Professor of African and African American Studies and the Study of Religion, Harvard University   “Between Racial Reconciliation and Social Justice: The Challenge of Contemporary Christianity”   On Wednesday, January 18, as part of MLK Week at Belmont, Dr. Marla Frederick led a Teaching Center lunch discussion for an engaged …

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