Buffie Longmire-Avital gives keynote address at Illinois State University

Longmire-Avital, associate professor of psychology and director of the Black Lumen Project gives keynote address on critical mentoring and leads half-day professional development training for ISU staff and faculty.

Associate Professor of Psychology Buffie Longmire-Avital virtually joined Illinois State University on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 as their keynote speaker and trainer for diversity, inclusion and equity initiatives to increase support for minority student engagement in High Impact Practices.

The evening public talk titled, “Historically Underrepresented or Historically Excluded: Equitable Re-centering in the Pursuit of Sustainable Inclusive Action,” was sponsored and organized by the College of Arts and Sciences. Longmire-Avital then offered a professional development workshop on critical mentoring in High Impact Practices the following day for faculty and staff. A write-up of her talk and workshop can be found here.