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UNI-National Coalition Building Institute

“I really enjoyed meeting the other participants in our small group discussions; what a great way to learn about others!”

"The interaction with others was excellent!"

“I learned a lot about myself and about others that I wouldn't have without this training.”

"This workshop went WAY above my expectations for it. Glad I signed up!"

"Loved it! The facilitators were very patient, and it was a conducive learning environment where I felt safe and willing to participate."

"I loved the examples and real life experiences that people share."

"I was impressed with how welcome you made me feel when I walked into the room."

“This is a very good workshop. It was so different from what I expected.”

Welcome to the UNI-NCBI

Thank you for visiting our page! This program is a welcoming, dynamic approach to developing diversity inclusion leadership skills. It includes free interactive workshops and a unique set of NCBI principles that have the ability to enhance the quality of your life and the lives of those around you.

We are on a roll:

  • Over 1000 campus members have completed a workshop

  • Includes Students, Merit, Professional & Scientific, Faculty and Administrators

  • Offering a variety of workshop topics and formats

NCBI Event Calendar

Friday, September 4th

  1. NCBI Team Meetings
    • Calendar: NCBI Event Calendar
    • Start time: 02:00pm

Monday, September 7th

  1. NCBI Advisory Committee Meetings
    • Calendar: NCBI Event Calendar
    • Start time: 02:00pm

Saturday, September 19th

  1. "Leadership for Diversity Inclusion" Workshop, New Students Only
    • Calendar: NCBI Event Calendar
    • Start time: 09:00am
    • Description:

      Learn a positive, inclusive approach to understanding diversity and community building. Must be able to attend the full day. Lunch and refreshments provided.

Monday, September 21st

  1. NCBI Advisory Committee Meetings
    • Calendar: NCBI Event Calendar
    • Start time: 02:00pm

Friday, September 25th

  1. Lunch N' Learn: Advanced NCBI Skills
    • Calendar: NCBI Event Calendar
    • Start time: 12:00pm

Tuesday, September 29th

  1. "Leadership for Diversity Inclusion" Workshop, All Students Only
    • Calendar: NCBI Event Calendar
    • Start time: 09:00am
    • Description:

      Learn a positive, inclusive approach to understanding diversity and community building. Must be able to attend the full day. Lunch and refreshments provided. Students may request permission to miss classes (but make-up work is still required).

Friday, October 2nd

  1. NCBI Team Meetings
    • Calendar: NCBI Event Calendar
    • Start time: 02:00pm

Monday, October 5th

  1. NCBI Advisory Committee Meetings
    • Calendar: NCBI Event Calendar
    • Start time: 02:00pm

Tuesday, October 6th

  1. Lunch N' Learn: Advanced NCBI Skills
    • Calendar: NCBI Event Calendar
    • Start time: 12:00pm

Thursday, October 8th

  1. "Controversial Issues: Skills for Negotiating Difficult Dialogues
    • Calendar: NCBI Event Calendar
    • Start time: 09:00am
    • Description:

      Learn a hands-on approach to talk (and listen) through difficult situations or conflicts. Open to the UNI campus community. Must be able to attend the full workshop. Refreshments provided. Permission for students to miss classes (but not make-up work) can be requested.