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Perimeter Hillel

Perimeter College

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate, Faculty, Staff

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Michelle Kassorla
Mkassorla@gsu.edu

Address
2101 Womack Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338

Campus
Dunwoody

Funding

Institutional Funding (e.g., President's Office, Provost Office, College or Academic Unit, Departmental Funding)

Overview

Perimeter Hillel is a member of Georgia Hillels and Hillel International. We promote Jewish Culture and Israel on campus with Jewish and non-Jewish members. Come learn about us! Jewish members are also qualified to go on Birthright with Georgia Hillels!

Benefits

1. Support for Jewish Students on campus
2. Education of Jewish and Israeli Religion and Culture
3. Awareness of Jewish and Hillel activities on local, state, national and international level
4. Opportunity for internships, scholarships, trips and activities.

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Other, Race/Ethnicity, Religion, Culture, Anti-Semitism & Genocide Awareness

Race/Ethnic Group
Other, Jewish, Anti-Semitism

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
08/15/2015

Number Served
51-100

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Committee/council/group/advisory board/task force, Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ training/coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, modules, professional development etiquette, facilitated discussion, panel, summit, educational programming, speaker series), Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.), Dissemination/communication of policy, newsletter, brief, common definitions, web-based diversity, equity and/or inclusion statements, Exhibit(s), Other

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Genocide awareness, Sukkah for Sukkot, Purim Mashlot Manot, Passover Good, Daffodil Dash, Hunger Walk, Multicultural Committee participation, SGA event participation, Hillel River Rafting, Birthright Israel, Israel Internship

Self-efficacy Emphasis

We co-sponsored Genocide Awareness Week with SGA

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

Genocide awareness, Sukkah for Sukkot, Purim Mashlot Manot, Passover Good, Daffodil Dash, Hunger Walk, Multicultural Committee participation, SGA event participation, Hillel River Rafting, Birthright Israel, Israel Internship

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Specialized Curricula/Workshops (e.g. training for participants, directors and/or faculty on imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions), Orientation (e.g. reviewing norms, expectations, structures, goals and/or protocols), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment, Other

Other: Celebration of cultural holidays
Additional Information

Panther Involvement Network

Participant Empowerment

Feeder pathways (e.g. existing partnerships with programs at similar or next level of the academic pipeline), Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

We discuss importance of maintaining Jewish identity in campus.

Evaluation Methods

average attendance to events, meeting minutes, journal, diary, written review of exhibit, other

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance, persisting through current degree program, Other

Other: Increasing knowledge and empowerment of Jewish identity in campus

Outcome Milestones

Only meeting notes, no data

Key Performance Indicators

Event attendance

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
08/15/2015

Number Served
51-100

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Committee/council/group/advisory board/task force, Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ training/coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, modules, professional development etiquette, facilitated discussion, panel, summit, educational programming, speaker series), Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.), Dissemination/communication of policy, newsletter, brief, common definitions, web-based diversity, equity and/or inclusion statements, Exhibit(s), Other

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Genocide awareness, Sukkah for Sukkot, Purim Mashlot Manot, Passover Good, Daffodil Dash, Hunger Walk, Multicultural Committee participation, SGA event participation, Hillel River Rafting, Birthright Israel, Israel Internship

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

We co-sponsored Genocide Awareness Week with SGA

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

Genocide awareness, Sukkah for Sukkot, Purim Mashlot Manot, Passover Good, Daffodil Dash, Hunger Walk, Multicultural Committee participation, SGA event participation, Hillel River Rafting, Birthright Israel, Israel Internship

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Specialized Curricula/Workshops (e.g. training for participants, directors and/or faculty on imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions), Orientation (e.g. reviewing norms, expectations, structures, goals and/or protocols), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment, Other

Other: Celebration of cultural holidays
Additional Information

Panther Involvement Network

Participant Empowerment

Feeder pathways (e.g. existing partnerships with programs at similar or next level of the academic pipeline), Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

We discuss importance of maintaining Jewish identity in campus.

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

average attendance to events, meeting minutes, journal, diary, written review of exhibit, other

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance, persisting through current degree program, Other

Other: Increasing knowledge and empowerment of Jewish identity in campus