MLK Week of Reflection. Staff Association Scholarship. APEX Event. Elections.
Newsletter 18: January 23rd, 2019
MLK Week of Reflection Join the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and Black Student Union for a week of activities inspired by the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Wednesday 1/23 at 6:30 PM: Selma Screening in the Sterling Church Auditorium
Thursday 1/24 at 6:30 PM: What has changed? Empowerment Reflections in the Sterling Church Auditorium
A.P.E.X Event: Amandine Gay Join A.P.E.X for the event with Amandine Gay called Speak Up: Documentary Film-making as a Tool to Reclaim the Narrative on January 31st at 11:30 AM in the Great Hall. Amandine Gay is a Montreal-based Afrofeminist filmmaker, activist, and journalist. Following her graduation from the Institute of Political Science in Lyon with a masters in communication, Amandine Gay joined the Conservatory of Dramatic Art in Paris 16 and began performing in theatre, film and television.
Amandine Gay Meet and Greet
January 31st at 4 PM in the CDI (ST 101)
Gaming Fridays Gaming Fridays are back! Do you like to play video and/or board games? Come join us every Friday from 12-5 PM in the CDI (ST 101).
Multicultural Student History Research Intern The Center for Diversity and Inclusion, in partnership with the Gerald R. Sheratt Library, are seeking a paid student intern to execute a Multicultural Student History Project. The student intern will work under the guidance of Paula Mitchell to research and write short articles about the history of multicultural students at Southern Utah University. Click here for more information and how to apply. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 18th at 5 PM.SUU Staff Association Scholarships SUU Staff Association Scholarships are awarded each year to deserving SUU students who are nominated by Staff Association members (non-faculty) of Southern Utah University. The scholarship is funded by donations from the non-faculty staff members and from earnings from the Staff Association Endowment. Click here to apply.SUUSA/SPB Elections Applications for Southern Utah University Student Association (SUUSA) and Student Programming Board (SPB) are open for the 2019-20 school year. Applications are due by February 4th at 5 PM to ST 177. Click here for the SUUSA application and click here for the SPB application.
Election Info Sessions (in the Leavitt Center)
Jan. 23rd at 5 PM
Jan. 29th at 5 PM
How To Write a Platform (in the Leavitt Center)
Jan. 17th at 11:30 AM
How To Write a Campaign (in the Leavitt Center)
Jan. 31st at 5 PM
Graduate Red Riot Explore SUU's graduate programs as you enjoy a weekend on campus with our program directors, faculty, and advisors from February 14-15th. Click here for more information and to sign up. Black History Month Class While events are free and open to the public, interested students are encouraged to enroll in the one-credit P/F options, History 2922 or History 3922. This year's national theme is "Black Migrations," and our BHM program features speakers from SUU and other universities, along with specially-selected movies. Questions can be directed to Earl Mulderink at email@example.com or 435/865-8341.CDI Student of the Month(January) The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) is excited to highlight some the amazing students who are a part of the T-Bird family. This year we will begin a Student of the Month initiative where outstanding students can be nominated and featured throughout the month. Nominations will be accepted from any SUU faculty, staff, or student. Winners will be chosen by the CDI team and will be recognized physically in the CDI, in the electronic newsletter, and will be awarded a gift card in appreciation. To nominate a student who you believe deserves this recognition, click here.
Asian American Student Alliance Meeting: TBA Club President: Liz Pittman Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Social Media: IG:suu_aasaBlack Student Union (BSU)
Meeting: Wednesday's at 6:30 PM in the CDI (ST 101) Club President: Sunny Sims Contact:email@example.com, Social Media: BSU Facebook, IG/Twitter @suu_bsu
Meeting: Every Tuesday at 6 PM in the CDI (ST 101) Club President: Tylor Garcia Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Social Media: NASA FacebookPolynesian Club Meeting: Every First Monday at 7 PM in the ED 111 Club President: Aoise (Ise) Talamoni Contact:email@example.com Social Media: PC Facebook , IG @suu.poly
Pride and Equality Club (PAEC)
Meeting:Thursday's at 11 AM in the CDI (ST 101) Club President:Lacey Woods Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Social Media: PAEC FacebookAfrican Union Club Meeting: Friday's at 5 PM in the CDI (ST 101)
Club President: Lisa Muisimbi
Social Media: IG: suu_a.u.c
OUR MISSION The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) exists to validate the multiple identities present on our campus, while integrating the voices and experiences of marginalized people. We provide emotional, social, and financial support to students from historically underrepresented communities (e.g. students of color, LGBTQIA+ students, first-generation college students, etc.)
The CDI collaborates with campus partners to foster a learning environment that respects multiple perspectives and differences through multicultural clubs, workshops, trainings and cultural programming. The CDI invites members of the campus community to join in conversation about how to cultivate an inclusive, safe, and welcoming campus culture.
CONTACT US Sharwan Smith Student Center, Room 101
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