Diversity and Inclusion Training at Smith

Smith facilitates a variety of training modules for all incoming undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, academic departments and administrative units and centers. Topics are customized as requested and center on identity, privilege, bias, ally behavior, self-care, anti-racism, civility and social movements. Each session includes a curated list of additional resources for those who wish to delve deeper into their learning.

Our Diversity and Inclusion team is committed to strategically and methodically assessing and improving the way we demonstrate inclusion and equity at Smith. Our team can facilitate training in several areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Implicit Bias
  • Cultural Competency

To request training, please complete this Training Request Form online and we will follow up with you within 5-7 business days. Training requests must be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the anticipated training date(s).


Friday, October 24, 2021
SUSA Diversity Training Series - Day 2
Club leaders will engage in a series of activities analyzing diversity data from the Spring 2021 audit and planning for the DEI future of their own organizations.

Friday, October 15, 2021
SUSA Diversity Training Series - Day 1
Club leaders will learn about the importance of communication in diversity leadership. Leaders will hear from guest speakers to learn how to appropriately engage in learning conversation with members of other communities and understand the relationship between intent and impact as they pertain to such conversations.

367 Instructors held Monday, Sept. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
A training session for BMGT367 instructors to learn and teach about diversity and inclusion within the Smith school, UMD campus, and overall society

AKPsi held Wednesday, Sept. 8, from 8-9 p.m.
A training session to discuss and create an inclusive mindset for Alpha Kappa Psi recruitment

Phi Chi Theta held Sept 1 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
A training session to discuss and create an inclusive mindset for Phi Chi Theta recruitment.

Other Training Sessions

  • Smith Leadership Institute TerrapinSTRONG Exercise | Smith Freshmen
  • Smith Departmental Diversity Dialogues - TerrapinSTRONG Exercise | Smith Staff
  • Anti-Racism in Higher Education Webinar | Smith Faculty
  • OTL Team Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Session 1 | Smith Staff
  • OTL Team Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Session 2 | Smith Staff
  • Diversity Orientation with EMBA Students | Graduate Students
  • Diversity Orientation with MS, MBA, and PTMBA Students | Graduate Students
  • BMGT364 - Guest Lecture on Diversity & Inclusion | Smith Students
  • Phi Chi Theta Diversity Training | Smith Students 
  • SUSA President Diversity & Inclusion Training Series| Smith Students 
  • Delta Sigma Pi Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Training | Smith Students 
  • Delta Sigma Pi Implicit Bias Training | Smith Students 
  • Terp Thon Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Business Town Hall | Student Organizations
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