Apply now for Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity’s Train the Champion program

Train the Champion graduates Angela Lowery, student service coordinator for the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning; Stephanie Hall, CWRU police officer; and Dan Anker, associate dean for faculty affairs and human resources at the School of Medicine.

Applications are being accepted for the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity’s 2013 class of the Train the Champion program. The program started in 2011 and has been highly praised by former and current participants as one of the office’s signature programs.

Train the Champion is designed to help faculty and staff members become leaders in creating a more welcoming and inclusive environment on campus. It begins in January and concludes in November with a “graduation” ceremony. Program participants meet monthly during 90-minute lunchtime sessions in which they explore various aspects of diversity. Session topics include race, religion, generational differences, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and disability issues.

The deadline to apply for the 2013 program is Dec. 14. The program application is available online at All CWRU faculty and staff are encouraged to apply.

Questions? Contact Robynn K. Strong, manager of faculty diversity and development, at 368.5737.