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Diversity Education

Student gathered at the dining hallSchool climate and school culture directly impact student success. As a result, it is particularly important to reflect, acknowledge, and celebrate diversity.

Spring 2019 Events

Let's Talk: What is your Life's Bluepring? - MLK

Tuesday, January 15

12:30 pm

Café Rouge (Union Atrium)

Come to Café Rouge and join in a discussion on what your life’s “blueprint” is by focusing on Martin Luther King Jr.’s life achievements, and what we can do in everyday things/work to keep his dream alive. All participants will receive a coffee voucher for Jazzman Coffee.

MLK/Advocacy Photobooth

Thursday, January 17

11 am - 1 pm

Union Atrium

Join us in the Union Atrium and share with us your life passions and how you can actively engage in advocating for them. Props will be available!

This I Believe

Wednesday, January 30

5-7 pm

Union 237B

This activity will allow participants to evaluate their own beliefs about their surroundings (University community) and to think about their own experiences with diversity on campus.

Let's Talk: Gender Inqualities

Tuesday, February 5

12:30 pm

Café Rouge (Union Atrium)

Come to Café Rouge and join in a discussion on Gender Inequality. Do you see it in your everyday life? How can we navigate and prevent said inequality? All participants will receive a coffee voucher for Jazzman Coffee.

 

Unity Week

Week of February 18-21

Feburary 18 & 19 - Tunnel of Oppression

9 am - 5 pm

Union 235

 

Feburary 20 - Unity Poles

10 am - 2 pm

Union Atrium

 

February 20 - Spoken Word artist: Ashlee Haze

7 pm

Union 237B

 

February 21 - Native Culture Appreciation

11 am - 2 pm

Union 219 Hall Table

Create a dreamcatcher and learn about its Native American origin, as it has been one of the most fascinating traditions and assets to Native American culture for generations.

Le'ts Talk: Discovery of the Americans

Tuesday, March 5

12:30 pm

Café Rouge (Union Atrium)

Come to Café Rouge and join in a discussion on Native American Culture and Traditions. A member of this community will be in attendance to provide more insight in the discussion! All participants will receive a coffee voucher for Jazzman Coffee. 

UCM Trading Moon Pow Pow

Saturday, March 9

12 pm

Student Recreation & Wellness Center

 

Ken & Barbie

Tuesday, March 26

4-6 pm

Union 240

Students will engage in this activity by identifying gender norms and expectations of both men and women, and will further dive into discussion in regards to gender neutral aspects.

Lets Talk: Mental Health

Tuesday, April 2

12:30 pm

Café Rouge (Union Atrium)

Come to Café Rouge and join in a discussion on Mental Health. This conversation will focus on working to reduce the shame and secrecy associated with mental illness, and encourage individuals whose friends or family are struggling to connect them to help. All participants will receive a coffee voucher for Jazzman Coffee.

Diversi-Tea

Thursday, April 18

11 am - 2 pm

Union Atrium

Come Experience other Cultures in a delicious way! Join us in learning more about different cultures around the world  by sharing some tea and visiting with other students, faculty, and staff. Assorted teas and cakes associated with a SURPRISE country will be served!

A Global Look at the Role & Status of Women

Monday, April 22

3-5 pm

Union 236

Join us, as a panel of women from around the world share with us the role they play within their culture and society and how that differentiates from their male counterparts. Snacks will be provided!

Contact

Office of Student Activities
Graduate Assistant for Diversity Education
Elliott Student Union, Room 217
Tel: (660)543-4007

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