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Spring 2015 Programs & Events

Cultural Cafe:  Join the Conversation
January 27th, February 24th, March 24th, & April 21st - 8:30am - 9:15am
1st Floor Jones Hall Lounge

Interested in learning/sharing about cultural diversity?  Join the Cultural Cafe for a relaxing and safe environment to discuss important identities for you and to gain a sense of support from others on campus.  Coffee and breakfast items will be provided for each event!  Cultural diversity at the Cultural Cafe includes but is not limited to gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion/spirituality, age, disability, family system, immigration status, nation/region of origin, social/economic class, body size/shape, and other cultural identities.  This is open to current students, faculty, and staff. 

African-American Student Organizations & Health Fair
Tuesday, February 17th - 11am-12:30pm
Student Union Purple Lounge

The African-American Student Organizations and Health Fair, co-sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Services and Student Health Services, is not only an opportunity for students to recognize African-American and multicultural student organizations on campus, but an opportunity for TWU to take a proactive approach to community development and education around health issues unique to the culture. Come learn and receive information on how differences in the health of groups can result from genetics, environmental factors, access to care and cultural factors. This interactive information session and events is sure to get you stirred about getting involved on campus and taking care of one's health.

Diversity Institute
Friday, February 27th - 10am-3pm
Student Union 207

The Diversity Institute will provide TWU students with the opportunity to develop a better understanding of diversity issues and their impact upon individuals, TWU, and society. The institute will engage TWU students in diversity discourse that develops skills in intercultural communication and leadership, as well as promotes greater awareness and openness to diversity issues. TWU students who graduate with these multiculturalism skills will be better prepared to succeed in today's global business world and social climate. This event is co-sponsored by the TWU Counseling Center & the Office of Intercultural Services. RSVP to Michelle Prudhomme-Coleman at: MPrudhommeColeman@twu.edu.

Diversity Lunch & Learn Workshop Series: "Accessibility in Reality" 
Wednesday, March 11th - 12:20pm-1pm
Student Union Room 111

The Diversity Lunch and Learn Workshops provide an exciting and interactive way to educate oneself on current and relevant issues surrounding issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The purpose of these workshops is to spark dialogues that introduce new perspectives and challenges traditional thinking when looking at our increasing global society. Lunch will be provided for those who attend. If you are interested in attending this program please RSVP by emailing Michelle Prudhomme-Coleman at: MPrudhommeColeman@twu.edu.

Ally Training
Friday, April 17th - 10am-3pm
Student Union 207

The TWU Ally program is part of a nation-wide effort within educational institutions to provide support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) students, faculty, staff and their allies. In some cases, people struggle with how to effectively communicate with the LGBTQ community due to limited contact with these individuals. Ally programs reduce stigma, provide basic education and resources, and help make educational experiences more inclusive and positive for the campus community as a whole. This event is co-sponsored by the TWU Counseling Center & the Office of Intercultural Services. RSVP to Michelle Prudhomme-Coleman at: MPrudhommeColeman@twu.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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