A SYSTEM LEADER’S VIEWS ON ENDING BULLYING AND HARASSMENT
Former superintendent and Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor Deborah Jewell-Sherman offers advice for school leaders to dismantle bullying and create a culture of kindness and inclusion.”Bullying and harassment are just not acceptable,” says Jewell-Sherman. “And as educators, we are powerful in shifting that narrative.”
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In divisive times, the work of teachers and school leaders grows ever more challenging. A new website, One and All, has resources that can help — videos and stories with strategies for treating each other respectfully, managing hostility, supporting vulnerable students, and talking across divisions.
AIM is a foundation that focuses on mental health of children, teens, and young adults by funding clinical research to find better treatments and cures, raising awareness, and improving access to effective treatments.
The AIM event at USC is on 3/30/17 from 5-7pm at Alumni Park. Continue reading
The USC Graduate Student Government (GSG) Fund to Support Undocumented and International Students is intended to provide financial assistance for undocumented students and for international students impacted by the recent executive order barring citizens of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. The fund will provide emergency support for students facing revocation of their student visas as a result of the current administration’s actions and also enable students who have benefited from the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to pay the required fees to renew their DACA status.
Students may apply for reimbursement or support for funding for the following expenses: Continue reading
Lecture:“Broadening the Academic Pathway: How Research Can Inform Efforts to Promote Faculty Diversity”
The inaugural First-Generation College Student Summit was launched in February 2016 at the University of Southern California with the mission of bringing first-generation college students, staff and faculty to learn, engage and dialogue on the first-generation college student identity. The success of the first summit proved the need to continue to have an annual summit at USC.