Programs and Events


In collaboration with the Indigenous Inclusion Committee, the Office of Inclusive Excellence is highlighting numerous events during the Fall 2018 semester that are focused on Indigenous culture
UB’s Inclusive Excellence Summit (May 3-4, 2018) offered a unique opportunity for our campus to come together as a community to promote understanding and explore new ways to increase diversity, equity and inclusion at UB.
Designed to encourage participants to lean into discomfort and to create a culture of dialogue on campus, DIFCON brings UB students, faculty and staff together to address important issues and explore different viewpoints.
The Inclusive Excellence Leadership Council is composed of faculty, administrators, staff, students and alumni, who support the VPIX and broaden the scope of equity and inclusive initiatives.
Every year UB's faculty, staff and alumni demonstrate their generous spirit by hosting Thanksgiving dinner for a number of our international students, making it possible for more international students to experience the many ways that American’s celebrate Thanksgiving.
On October 18 2018, the Office of Inclusive Excellence collaborated with partners on campus to recognize Spirit Day through a public art display.
In collaboration with UB Libraries and other campus partners, OIX will present an exhibition in Spring 2019 highlighting influential civil rights leaders who visited UB during the 1960s and 70s.