Category Archives: Student Affairs

Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 7)

Intersectionality and Privilege. My various identities do not operate in a vacuum.  There are times and places in my life that certain identities resonate more than others.  When I have changed geographic locations from the Mid-Atlantic to the Midwest to … Continue reading

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Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 6)

I saved this one for second to last since I am on the presenting team for Safe Space training at UNF.  I identify as a straight ally. Through being on the training team, I have learned a lot more about … Continue reading

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Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 5)

Gender is something that I am consciously aware of on a daily basis.  Not from the perspective of my own gender, but how my gender affects my interactions with others. Being a man provides me with numerous advantages, and stereotypes, … Continue reading

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Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 3)

My next course in the CCP curricula was the session on Worldview and Religious Pluralism.  I am an Atheist.  I was raised Roman Catholic and until my undergraduate years in college, I identified as such.  Most people perceive me as … Continue reading

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Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 2)

This next reflection is based on areas I had the least level of knowledge prior to starting CCP, as I am currently able bodied with no learning disabilities and have no military identity.  The session I am referencing was associated … Continue reading

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Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 1)

This will be another series of posts, this time, focused on the Cultural Competency Pursuit (CCP) professional development program at UNF.  Each post will be a reflection associated with a different session of CCP.  In total, there are seven posts … Continue reading

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Musings of a Not So New Professional…

I am just staring my seventh year of full-time employment within higher education. Two of those were prior to completing my graduate studies, so if we throw them out, we are talking four full years and kicking off my fifth. … Continue reading

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