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Newsletter 2: September 11th, 2018

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LSA Opening Social
Join Latino Student Alliance (LSA) in their opening social Wednesday, September 12th at 5 PM in the CDI (ST 101). There will be free food and games! 
Polynesian Club Opening Social
Join Polynesian Club for their opening social on Thursday, September 13th at 6 PM in the CDI (ST 101). At 6 PM there will be a tribute for Pouseini Hosea and at 6:30 PM there will be a carpool to Park Discovery (2077 W Royal Hunte Dr.) where there will be food and games!
PAEC Opening Social
Pride and Equality Club will be having their opening social on Saturday, September 15th at 6 PM on the East side of Canyon View Park (151 S 400 E). It's potluck style so please feel free to bring your favorite dish!
Mexican Food Conquered America
Thursday, September 13th


APEX/Lecture Interview @ 11:30 AM in the Great Hall

Food writer and journalist, Gustavo Arellano will participate on an APEX lecture/interview. Information about the event is available 
here. If you are not familiar with Arellano's work, he is famous for his column ¡Ask a Mexican!. He has received the President’s Award from the Los Angeles Press Club, an Impact Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition, and a 2008 Latino Spirit Award from the California State legislature. Arellano has appeared on the Today show, Nightline, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and The Colbert Report. He is the author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, Orange County: A Personal History, and Ask a Mexican! 

Informal Q&A with Gustavo Arellano @ 4 PM CDI (ST 101)

Join us for an intimate conversation with Gustavo Arellano here in the CDI!

Film Screening of: Believer
On Friday, September 14th attend the free screening of the film "Believer" about a journey to reconcile pride and faith, click here for more information about the film. There will be two screenings at 3 PM and 6 PM in the Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center. 
FBI Jobs: A Career Like No Other
Join an elite team protects the American people and upholds the U.S. Constitution. Whatever your background or experience, you can find a career like no other in the FBI. Attend this FBI Information Session on Tuesday, September 18th at 3 PM in the Sterling Church Auditorium.
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).
        

Opportunities

Hispanic Heritage Month Class
Would you like to earn SUU credit for learning about Hispanic Heritage Month? Sign up for the class full of speakers, films, and class discussions then just write a paper! The pass/fail Hispanic Heritage Month class will be September 15th-October 15th (CRN 32628 or 32629). Contact Dr. Liz Olson at elizabetholson@suu.edu for more information.

Our Clubs!

Black Student Union (BSU)
Meeting: Wednesday's at 6:30 PM in the CDI (ST 101) First Meeting September 12th
Club President: Sunny Sims
Contact:
suu.bsu@gmail.com
Social Media: BSU Facebook, IG/Twitter @suu_bsu

Latino Student Alliance (LSA)
Meeting: Wednesday's at 5 PM in the CDI (ST 101)
Club President: Selina Jurado
Contact: selinajurado@yahoo.com

Social Media: LSA Facebook, IG @suulsa

Native American Student Association (NASA)
Meeting: Every other Tuesday at 5 PM in the CDI (ST 101)
Club President: Tylor Garcia
Contact: tylorgarcia10@gmail.com

Social Media: NASA Facebook
Polynesian Club
Meeting: Every Third Monday at 7 PM in the CDI (ST 101)
Club President: Aoise (Ise) Talamoni
Contact: 
aioisetalamoni@gmail.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: Braydon Rawlings
Contact: braydonrawlings@yahoo.com
Social Media: PAEC Facebook





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.

 



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diversity@suu.edu
435.865.8761


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