Diversity and Inclusion

Students in Newell Hall
Inclusive Excellence is the active process of including and respecting everyone as we strive for excellence and equitable outcomes in all we do at the University of Florida. Daily actions toward Inclusive Excellence are the responsibility of every one of us.

ABCs of fostering Inclusive Excellence at UF:

  • Advocate for everyone’s success.
  • Be an ally to others as you partner with your colleagues on DEI work.
  • Celebrate your successes!

CONTENTS

Resources

Below you will find recommended links for information and opportunities.

Student Resources

Education

Faculty Resources

CS Teaching Tips

Tailor your teaching with Computer Science Teaching Tips. Click the thumbnails below to view or download a PDF.

Tips for Reducing Bias

Department Inclusivity

Lecturing

Help Seeking

Pair Programming

Assessment

Scratch

Recruitment

Introducing CS

CS Lab Rules

Volunteers

Organizations

IDEA COMMITTEE

Committees on Inclusion Diversity Equity and Access (IDEA)

Kyla McMullen, Ph.D., has agreed to serve as CISE’s representative on the College’s IDEA committee.

In addition to having faculty representation on IDEA, the department also has a CISE IDEA committee, which includes faculty, staff and students.

Staff Members

CISE Marketing & Communication Specialist

Student Members

TBD

EVENTS

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