Advancements in Equal Human Rights
Dr. Elaine M. Maccio gave a presentation entitled "LGBTQ People with Dementia and their Caregivers," sponsored by Alzheimer's Services, to mental health professionals on July 6, 2017, at the East Baton Rouge main library. Her teaching interests include LGBT issues, cultural diversity, mental health diagnosis, and social work practice.
Expanding Global Engagement and Cultural Competence
For Nashville native and PhD candidate in LSU’s School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, Roman Mitchell, a scholarship provided the opportunity to attend the National Charter School Conference in his hometown where he participated in sessions concerning governance, non-profit management, facility development, and facility financing. Thanks to taking the Cultural Competency and Diversity course with Dr. Jenny Daugherty, he has been given insight into how his interests and talents can be tailored to different cultures.
Highlighting the Importance of Diversity and Interdependence
LSU Curriculum Camp, an annual international gradate student conference, returned to LSU's Campus on February 16-17, 2018. The camps is designed to showcase the work of graduate students engaged in research on a host of subjects, such as curriculum theory, gender, race, culture, higher education research (K-20), policy analysis, political and/or intellectual thought.