Congratulations to Dr. Charles Menifield, former COPRA member and current Site Visitor, for his upcoming MU Faculty Achievement Award in Diversity! Dr. Menifield is at the center of exciting new initiatives at the Truman School at the University of Missouri, centering around promoting cultural competency. “‘It’s important because students leave our programs and they work with people with diverse backgrounds,’ Menifield said. ‘On the job is not the best time to learn about another culture. We need our students to be culturally competent by the time that they graduate.‘”
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