Loyola University Maryland

Department of Communication

DEI committee organized a teaching workshop

Dr. Earnest Perry speaking at the virtual 'Infusing the Curriculum' DEI teaching workshopCommunication Department's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee organized a virtual teaching workshop for the faculty titled, “Infusing the Curriculum,” on May 20, 2021. 

This 90-minute workshop covered two curriculum strategies -- how to infuse the discussion of diversity, equity, and inclusion into existing communication courses and how these issues can be reinforced throughout the curriculum.

Dr. Earnest Perry, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research at Missouri School of Journalism, University of Missouri, led this workshop. Dr. Perry is the lead faculty for the Poynter Institute's "Diversity Across the Curriculum" course.

Seventeen faculty members from Communication, English, Fine Arts, and Writing had participated in this workshop.

Loyola College of Arts and Sciences and Communication Department offered financial support to organize this event.

Kaye Whitehead
Faculty

Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Ph.D.

Dr. Whitehead teaches courses in communication and African and African American Studies and focuses on how race, class, and gender coalesce in American classrooms

Communication
 Jay O’Brien, wearing a headset, stands in a broadcast booth in Raven's stadium
Outcomes

From Evergreen to the NFL

As a student, Jay O’Brien, ’05, interned for the Baltimore Ravens. Today he’s the team’s VP of Broadcasting and Gameday Productions.