9th Annual Black Issues Conference

“I hate it when….I would like it if….”: Scandalous College Stereotypes (Feb. 1, 2014)

What comes to mind when you hear someone called a thug, a jock, or a gangster?  What about the absent-minded professor or the ghetto bird?  You may have thought you broke free from stereotypes in high school only to find they’ve followed you to college.  Join us as we look at stereotypes, how they may affect you, how you may inadvertently be misunderstanding others, and what you can do to break out of the mold.  In this session, attendees will participate by exploring college stereotypes through games and activities with the hope that we can increase awareness of the impact stereotypes have in our community.  Beyond college stereotypes – The Secret is Out….