Skip to main content
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B.

Matters of Diversity with Dr. B.

By UCF Office of Diversity and Inclusion
University of Central Florida's Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views
Listen on
Where to listen
Apple Podcasts Logo

Apple Podcasts

Spotify Logo

Spotify

S.2 Ep.47 - PRIDE Parents
Dr. B. sits down with Melissa Gillis and Dr. Elizabeth Smock as they share their experiences as parents to LGBTQIA+ children. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:06:37
July 1, 2021
S.2 Ep.46 - Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith and Rep. Anna Eskamani
Dr. B sits down with democratic representatives Carlos Guillermo Smith and Anna Eskamani to talk about local PRIDE month, the Pulse tragedy and local legislation. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
58:57
June 28, 2021
S.2 Ep.45 - Celebrating Juneteenth with Dr. Larry Walker
Dr. B. and Dr. Larry Walker celebrate Juneteeth by engaging in an active conversation and discussing the future. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
53:33
June 18, 2021
S.2 Ep. 44 - In honor of Pride Month with Andrea Snead
Dr. B. Invites Andrea Snead into our show to talk all things PRIDE and a little about herself. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
58:04
June 16, 2021
S.2 Ep.43 - In Remembrance of the Pulse Night Club Tragedy
Dr. B. invites Dr. Amber Norman to recall the tragedy of Pulse Nightclub, and other topics. The Ofafice of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
58:11
June 11, 2021
S.2 E.42 - PRIDE Month with Anjella Warnshuis
Dr. B Invites upcoming UCF Pride FSA President Anjella Warnshuis to talk about her experience as part of the LGBTQIA+ community and what she has planned in store. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
51:43
June 10, 2021
S.2 Ep.41 - Knights Do That!
Dr. B. invites new UCF Podcast: Knights Do That host, Alex Cumming, to give us a sneak peek on the new show. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
54:17
June 5, 2021
S.2 E.40 - Elizabeth Thompson
Dr.B catches Elizabeth Thompson before her flight to as she kindly talks about her impact with her community. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
39:08
June 3, 2021
S.2 Ep.39 - Dr. Peter "PJ' Adams
Dr. B invites Dr. Peter Adams to give us an insight on his Asian American experiences as a psychologist. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:02:03
May 30, 2021
S.2 Ep.38 - UCF Quarterback Dillon Gabriel
Dr. B honors Pacific Islander Heritage Month by inviting Hawaii native Dillion Gabriel to tell his story. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
54:39
May 30, 2021
S.2 Ep.37 - UCF Chief and Deputy Chief of Police
Dr. B invites both Carl Metzger and David Zambri to talk about the upcoming return to an in-person campus. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
59:11
May 24, 2021
S.2 Ep.36 - Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month & Mental Health Awareness Month
Dr. B. invites Dr. Jocelyn Buhain from UCF CAPS to talk about her experience as a Filipino psychologist. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
57:15
May 15, 2021
S.2 Ep.35 - Volunteer UCF
Dr. B. invites members of Volunteer UCF; Luciana Banquero, Morgan Brackett and Valeria Hansen, to give us an inside look at how they support the local community. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:00:05
May 1, 2021
S.2 Ep.34 - Denim Day and Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Dr. B, Laura Valle and Christine Mouton chat about what Denim Day and the month of April mean to them as UCF Victim Advocates. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:00:24
May 1, 2021
S.2 Ep.33 - St. Francis Smith
Dr. B invites former army and police officer St. Francis Smith to get an insiders perspective on the recent policing issues. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:08:42
April 24, 2021
S.2 Ep.32 - Substance Use Disorder Services with Megan Giddens
Dr. B. and Megan Giddens chat about her experience working with the Substance Use Disorder Services.  The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
54:51
April 24, 2021
S.2 Ep.31 - UCF Ombud Officer Shreya Trivedi
Dr. B sits with UCF Ombud Officer Shreya Trivedi as she shares her experience as a previous international student, and how she came to join the UCF family. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Fridays from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
59:53
April 17, 2021
S.2 Ep. 30 - Pre-Med AMSA Board
Dr. B. sits down with UCF Pre-Med American Medical Student Association officers Parshva Sanghvi, Esha Ghosalkar, Daniela Velez and Parth Chandan, to talk about their career goals, accomplishments, and their how they impact their organization. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays and Fridays weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:02:36
April 10, 2021
S.2 Ep.29 - World Health Day with Dr. Andy Shillingford
Dr. B. calls in the Dr. Andy Shillingford, world-studied, family physician at the Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.  The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:02:32
April 8, 2021
S.2 Ep.28 - World Autism Awareness Day
Dr. B. invites Dr. Terri Daly, Sho Harold and Pablo Agosto to share their wisdom and experiences with autism. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
59:39
April 3, 2021
S.2 Ep.27 - International Transgender Day of Visibility with Dr. Jamie Bourn
Dr. B. and Dr. Jamie Bourn take an hour of their day to discuss issues concerning the transgender community here at UCF. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
55:57
April 3, 2021
S.2 Ep. 26 - Women's History Month - Representative Anna V. Eskamani
Dr. B. gets political with Representative Anna V. Eskamani as she discusses her experience serving her community. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
56:59
March 30, 2021
S.2 Ep.25 - Women in STEM with Dr. Candice Bridge, Dr. Nazanin Rahnavard & Dr. Pamela Wisniewski
Dr. B. has an insightful discussion with UCF's Dr. Candice Bridge, Dr. Nazanin Rahnavard & Dr. Pamela Wisniewski about their experience as female STEM professionals. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:01:11
March 28, 2021
S.2 Ep.24 - Women's Mental Health with Dr. Shari James & Dr. Rebbecca Estrada
Dr. B. chats with Dr. Shari James & Dr. Rebbecca Estrada about women's mental health and postpartum symptoms. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
54:39
March 27, 2021
S.2 Ep.23 - Women's Health with Dr. Magdalena Pasarica
Dr. B. sits down with Dr. Magdalena Pasarica to discuss her career as a family physician and her life experience in Romania. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
56:31
March 20, 2021
S.2 Ep. 22 - UCF Athletics Director Terry Mohajir
Dr. B. and AD Mohajir catch up to speed on UCF women's soccer team, and his experience at UCF. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
26:15
March 18, 2021
S.2 Ep.21 - Women's History Month with UCF First Lady, Melinda Cartwright
Dr. B. and UCF's First Lady take a second of their day to reflect on her experience studying a STEM and STEAM curriculum.  The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
59:17
March 13, 2021
S.2 Ep.20 - Women's History Month with Commissioner Victoria Siplin
Dr. B. has a chat with Orange County Commissioner, Victoria Siplin, as she gives us insight on her impact on our community. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
51:19
March 11, 2021
S.2 Ep. 19 - Women's History Month with Dr. M.C. Santana
Dr. B. and Dr. M.C. Santana, the director of the Women's and Gender Studies at UCF, enjoy a conversation about her work revolving around women. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
57:15
March 6, 2021
S.2 Ep.18 - Women's History Month with Kyra and Stacy from the UCF RWC
Dr. B. chats with Kyra Dickie and Stacy Embry from UCF's Recreation and Wellness Center to kickstart Women's History Month with a fitness mindset. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
58:35
March 4, 2021
S.2 Ep.17 - Black History Month with UCF Gospel & Cultural Choir
Dr. B. talks gospel music with UCF Gospel & Cultural Choir leaders: Hector Garcia, Lourdgenie Lamothe, Tiffany Pugh and Elizabeth T. Holmes. Next Episode:https://youtu.be/4CDI-M-O_JU Women’s History Month with Kyra Dickie and Stacey Embry, the fitness director and coordinator at UCF Rec & Wellness Live on Youtube, Wednesday, Mar. 3 from 3-4pm The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
55:03
February 27, 2021
S.2 Ep.16 - Black History Month with Dr. Peter Delfyett, Dr. Theodorea Berry & Dr. RoSusan Bartee
With the help of BFSA, Dr. B acknowledges black excellence in higher education with guests: Dr. Peter Delfyett, Dr. Theodorea Berry & Dr. RoSusan Bartee. Listen in as they share their definitions of black excellence and get an inside look at their respective careers. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:01:18
February 26, 2021
S.2 Ep.15 - Black History Month with Dr. Jonathan Cox
Dr. B. celebrates World Social Justice Day by inviting race scholar Dr. Jonathan Cox to have a chat about his research on racial ideologies, and identities. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:03:34
February 20, 2021
S.2 Ep. 14 - Black History Month with Commissioner Regina Hill
Dr. B gets an exclusive interview with District 5's Commissioner Regina Hill, as she speaks shares her experience becoming the Commissioner.. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
42:15
February 20, 2021
S.2 Ep.13 - Black History Month with Dr. Reshawna Chapple
Dr. B. enjoys a conversation with Dr. Reshawana Chapple. Listen in as they discuss her critical race social work in: intersectional identities and mental health disparities within the black community. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
54:09
February 14, 2021
S.2 Ep. 12 - Black History Month with Dr. Jeffrey Ogbar
Dr. B. invites fellow UCONN alumni, Dr. Jeffrey "O.G." Ogbar, to talk about his research in rap music and its influence in today's culture. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
57:12
February 14, 2021
S.2 Ep. 11 - Black History Month with Rodney Graham
Dr. B welcomes SGA director of student affairs, Rodney Graham, into this weeks student-spot to introduce himself and share his UCF experience. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music Very special thank you to our UCF Symphonic band
57:39
February 7, 2021
S.2 Ep.10 - Black History Month with Dr. Ann Shillingford
Dr. B. kicks off Black History Month by inviting UCF doctoral coordinator, Dr. Ann Shillingford to share her research on black mothers and their sons.  The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:00:19
February 7, 2021
S.2 Ep. 9 - College Democrats at UCF President Hannah Anton
Dr. B. brings College Democrats at UCF President Hannah Anton back into our show to talk politics. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:00:19
January 30, 2021
S.2 Ep.8 - Association Allyship with Courtney Hand, Dr. Cyndia-Muñiz & Justin Andrade
Dr. B. invites three organization leaders from UCF Black Faculty & Staff Association, UCF Latino Faculty & Staff Association and UCF Pride Faculty and Staff Association to get an inside scoop on how they work hand-in-hand toward a unified future. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:02:17
January 30, 2021
S.2 Ep.7 MLK day pt.2 with Nadia Beaubrun & Vanessa Lundi
Dr. B. invites student leaders Nadia Beaubrun & Vanessa Lundi from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at UCF, to continue the talk about racial inequalities, as well the recent inauguration. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
57:20
January 26, 2021
S.2 Ep.6 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Dr. Thomas Parham
Dr. B. invites a mentor of his, Dr. Thomas Parham, to discuss MLK day as well as the events that occurred January 6th in relation to racial inequalities.  The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:02:39
January 22, 2021
S.2 Ep.5 - World Religion Day with Dr. Christy Flanagan-Feddon & Dr. Cyrus Zargar
Dr. B. celebrates World Religion Day with two of UCF's interfaith studies faculty members: Dr. Christy Flanagan-Feddon & Dr. Cyrus Zargar. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:03:40
January 18, 2021
S.2 Ep.4 - Interim Director of Diversity & Inclusion at UCF College of Engineering & Computer Science LeeAnn Roberts
Dr. B. invites LeeAnn Roberts to discuss her position here at UCF and her future endeavors. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
57:39
January 15, 2021
S.2 Ep.3 - R.A.W. Realness Authenticity Wisdom
Dr. B. sits down and recollects the past year, reflecting on the struggles and trials that are around us, but hopeful and full of prayer for the year ahead. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
56:15
January 10, 2021
S.2 Ep.2 - A chat about COVID-19 and Vaccination with Dr. Michael Deichen
Dr. B. welcomes the new year with Dr. Deichen and his professional perspective on COVID-19 as the associate vice president of UCF Student Health Services. Tackling topics such as the vaccine, social distancing and masks.  The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
58:06
January 7, 2021
S.2 Ep.1 - New Years with The ODI Team
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. celebrates the New Year by inviting the ODI team for a fireside chat. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
57:47
January 4, 2021
S.1 Ep. 21 - Dr. Jensen, Dr. Rivera, Ms. Hand
 Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. Invite a few of UCF's very own staff and faculty to talk about the end of 2020. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
57:51
December 30, 2020
S.1 Ep. 20 - The Kids Are Back!
Merry Christmas! Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. brings back the stars of our Universal Children's Day episode (Amaya, Izabella, Sanjay, Summer Joy & Zoe) to talk everything Christmas! The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
48:27
December 26, 2020
S.1 Ep. 19 - UCF Police Chief Metzger & Deputy Chief Zambri
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B., UCF Police Chief Metzger & Deputy Chief Zambri sit and chat about their experiences in the field of criminal justice and how they improve UCF's community. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
54:19
December 25, 2020
S.1 Ep. 18 - Asian/Pacific-American Students: Azon Bonifacio, Adrian Lee, Ayan Desai, & Dheeraj Jensen
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. invites Azon Bonifacio, Adrian Lee, Ayan Desai, & Dheeraj Jensen, Asian/Pacific-American students, to talk about how this year and recent semester has been for each of them. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
59:21
December 21, 2020
S.1 Ep. 17 - Hillel Central FL with Aaron Weil & Adam Bershad
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. invites Aaron Weil and Adam Bershad from Hillel Central FL. to talk about the Jewish community here at UCF. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
58:19
December 21, 2020
S.1 Ep. 16 - Black Lives Matter with Dr. Richelle Joe, Dr. Sheilah Clarke-Ekong, Dr. Daniel Carchidi & Galen Bingham
 Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. invites Richelle Joe, Dr. Sheilah Clarke-Ekong, Dr. Daniel Carchidi & Galen Bingham to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:56:44
December 15, 2020
S.1 Ep. 15 - Human Rights Day with Dr. Richard Lapchick & Dr. Matt Ricke
Drs. Richard Lapchick and Matt Ricke are invited over to gives us their perspectives on human rights in this episode of Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:00:15
December 11, 2020
S.1 Ep. 14 - World Soil Day with Dr. Patrick Bohlen & Jennifer Elliott
Celebrate World Soil Day with Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. and our guests Dr. Patrick Bohlen and Jennifer Elliott The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:01:47
December 6, 2020
S.1 Ep. 13 - International Day of Disabled Persons with Dr. Adam Meyer, Adriana Rodriguez, Katherine Torres and Taylor Duffy
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. gives recognition to International Day of Disabled Persons inviting Dr. Adam Meyer, Adriana Rodriguez, Katherine Torres and Taylor Duffy to enjoy a fireside conversation. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly (. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:05:54
December 3, 2020
S.1 Ep. 12 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women with Katrina Powell & Tamara Nelson
In honor of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. and guests Katrina Powell and Tamara Nelson bring to light the topic of domestic and intimate violence.  The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
59:39
November 29, 2020
S.1 Ep. 11 - Dr. Maribeth Ehasz
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. invites Dr. Maribeth Ehasz to share her experience during her time at UCF. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
54:24
November 29, 2020
S.1 Ep.10 - Universal Children's Day with Amaya Moreira, Izabella Kelchner, Sanjay Sawh, Summer Joy Butler, & Zoe Palma
It's World Children’s Day! Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. gets an interesting perspective on the everyday life of Amaya Moreira, Izabella Kelchner, Sanjay Sawh, Summer Joy Butler, & Zoe Palma as the kids of today. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Jose Marcano, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
55:47
November 20, 2020
S.1 Ep.9 - Native American Heritage Month with Dr. Gary Rhodes, Jon Sims and Jason Asenep
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. commemorates November as Native American Heritage Month inviting guests: Dr. Gary Rhodes, Jon Sims and Jason Asenep to our fireside chats to discuss their experiences. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored in part by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Jose Marcano, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
59:49
November 20, 2020
S.1 Ep.8 - UCF SHPE Officers: Carlos Arboleda, Antonny Porlles, Kevin Jui, Santiago Valdez, Valentina Nino & Monne'T Williams
Get an inside perspective of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at UCF as Matters of Diversity with Dr. B interviews SHPE Officers: Carlos Arboleda, Antonny Porlles, Kevin Jui, Santiago Valdez, Valentina Nino & Monne'T Williams. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Jose Marcano, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:01:18
November 15, 2020
S.1 Ep.7 - U.S. Veterans Lisa Harrison, Bren Bedford, Shannon Waiters, Stanley & Jean Simmons
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B honor Veterans Day by inviting U.S. Veterans Lisa Harrison, Bren Bedford, Shannon Waiters, Stanley & Jean Simmons to talk about their experiences as veterans and what the day means to them. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Jose Marcano, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
58:15
November 12, 2020
S.1 Ep.6 - Counseling Doctoral Students: Sheldon Aaron, Tianka Pharoah, Bethany Russel, & Niko Wilson
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. continues this episode with a few more tips on de-stressing and unwinding-- this time with the help of Counseling Doctoral Students: Sheldon Aaron, Tianka Pharoah, Bethany Russel, & Niko Wilson. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Jose Marcano, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
59:42
November 8, 2020
S.1 Ep.5 - Drs. Shainna Ali, Jesse Fox, Ann Shillingford, Coralis Solomon, & John Super
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. invites you to listen in to a respected group of counselors as they figure ways to de-stress and unwind. Thanks to our guests Dr. Shainna Ali, Dr. Jesse Fox, Dr. Ann Shillingford, Dr. Coralis Solomon, & Dr. John Super. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Jose Marcano, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
59:46
November 8, 2020
S.1 Ep.4 - UCF Dem. & Rep. Presidents Hannah Anton & Didi Malka
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. serves a hot topic interview before the 2020 presidential election with UCF's Dem. & Rep. Presidents Hannah Anton & Didi Malka. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Jose Marcano, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
01:03:39
November 8, 2020
S.1 Ep.3 - The Rev. Nontombi Naomi Tutu
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. enlightens us with some words of wisdom spoken by the one and only Rev. Nontombi Naomi Tutu, as she tackles riveting topics such as racial discrimination, the BLM movement, and our ever-changing social climate. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Jose Marcano, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
55:51
November 8, 2020
S.1 Ep.2 - SGA President Sabrina La Rosa & V.P. Stephanie Blanco
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. brings a peek into the diverse students' life here at the University of Central Florida with an exclusive interview of UCF's President Sabrina La Rosa and V.P. Stephanie Blanco. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Jose Marcano, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music
58:29
November 8, 2020
S.1 Ep.1 - President Alexander Cartwright
Matters of Diversity with Dr. B. presents an exclusive interview with University of Central Florida's very own President Alexander Cartwright as he takes us into his perspective of diversity, equity and inclusion. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a Diversity Dialogues Series designed to highlight equity issues as they relate to the University of Central Florida community. The episodes will be broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM weekly. The Wednesday show will have fireside chats with UCF administrators, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders. The Friday show is designed to specifically engage with UCF students providing them with a platform to share their views This show is sponsored by UCF Foundation. Special thanks to: Kavita Sawh, Jose Marcano, Isabella  Marchetta, and Azon Bonifacio Music by: Dr. Alex Burtzos Assistant Professor of Composition Department of Music 
59:15
November 8, 2020