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Diversity and Social Justice Education

“It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act.” Dali Lama. OMSA provides diversity and social justice education and resources to students, staff, and faculty. Individuals have the opportunity to engage through various training, presentations, and programs, with the goal of not only learning to be more compassionate but also having the tools to become positive transformative change agents.

Alphabet Soup

Alphabet Soup is a LGBTQ+-focused professional development lunch series open to all UofSC faculty and staff.

Diversity Dialogues

Diversity Dialogues educate the campus community on issues related to diversity and multiculturalism. 

Diversity Retreat

The Diversity Retreat is a weekend-long retreat designed to allow students to take a deeper look at diversity and social justice.

Diversity Matters

Diversity Matters is a brown bag luncheon series which assists Student Life professionals in increasing their cultural competence.

OMSA Peer Educators

OPE's are trained to lead small peer discussion groups in meaningful dialogue around issues of identity and personal experience in order to cultivate a compassionate and inclusive campus community.  

Social Justice Program

SJPis a certificate program through OMSA designed to increase students’ knowledge about issues related to social justice.

Request a Workshop

Request an OMSA workshop for your class or organization.

Upcoming Trainings

Diversity Matters: Making Equitable Room at the Table

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020

Location: See event description for more details.

Cost: Free

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