Annual Diversity
Extravaganza is for Entire
NC State Community
Diversity Education Week promotes awareness and understanding of diverse cultures, fosters intercultural understanding, advances learning and scholarship, builds respect among different peoples, and enhances constructive leadership and dialogue in our local and global community. In its 5th year, NC State’s Annual Diversity Education Week is a joint initiative of the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity and the UAB Diversity Activities Board. This year's events include:

Saturday, October 18

African Dance with L.D. Burns, 9:00-10:30 a.m., Carmichael Dance Studio 2307, NC State Dance Program

SFJAZZ Collective, 5:00 & 8:00 p.m., Titmus Theatre (Thompson Hall), NC State Center Stage

Monday, October 20

Kunte Kinte Island: An Evening with Elvin Ross, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Campus Cinema, African American Cultural Center

Social MEDIAtion: A Discussion Forum Powered by Students, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Caldwell Hall Lounge, CHASS - Multicultural Association of Students

Meet the Mormons, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Park Shops, Room 210, Latter-Day Saint Student Association

Tuesday, October 21

COMPLIFY Diversity Photo Shoot, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Brickyard, GLBT CommUnity Alliance

I (heart) Diversity T-shirt Giveaway, 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Wolf Plaza, GLBT Center

CHASS Annual Panel and Poster Forum: "Research and Underrepresented Populations," 5:00-6:30 p.m., Caldwell Lounge, CHASS Office of Diversity and CHASS-MAS

Language Variation: The Forgotten Dimension of Diversity, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Withers Hall, Room 331, North Carolina Language and Life Project

Eye on the Triangle: Diversity Education Week Edition, 7:00 p.m., WKNC 88.1 FM or wknc.org/listen, WKNC and Student Media

Outside of the Colored Lines, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Daniels Hall, Room 334, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.

Natural Hair in the Workplace, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Cox Hall, Room 334, Campus Curls and Kinks

Wednesday, October 22

Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Higher Education with Dr. Derald Wing Sue, Professor of Psychology, Columbia University, 10:30-11:45 a.m., Hunt Library Auditorium, Office for International Affairs, Office for Instutional Equity and Diversity and the Office of the Provost

Project SAFE Training, 1:00-4:00 p.m., Harrelson Hall, Room 330, GLBT Center (Please register online.)

Islam Fair, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Caldwell Lounge, NC State Muslim Students Association and the Women's Center

Why it Matters: Diversity in the Workplace, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Nelson Hall, Room 3400, Poole College of Management Diversity Peer Educators

Thursday, October 23

Ally Rally, 12:00-2:30 p.m., Wolf Plaza, GLBT Center

Fall Diversity Dialogue
Cracking the Codes: Systems of Inequity, Facilitated by Dr. Shakti Butler, Filmmaker, Founder and President of World Trust Educational Services
, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Talley Ballroom, Union Activities Board - Diversity Activities Board and the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity

Think Globally, Have Fun Locally, 6:00-10:00 p.m., Talley Ballroom, College of Natural Resources

Africa Awareness Week: Panel Discussion - Culture and Intimate Relationships, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Witherspoon Center, Washington Sankofa Room (Room 126), African Student Union

Friday, October 24

Promoting the Advancement of Students with Disabilities, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Winslow Hall, Room 100, WeConnectNow

Saturday, October 25

Salsabor, Hispanic Heritage Month Closing Celebration, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Talley Ballroom, Multicultural Student Affairs and Mi Familia

For More Details

For the full Diversity Education Week (D.E.W.) schedule, please download the NC State Guides app on your phone to load the OIED Guidebook, or see go.ncsu.edu/DEW. We encourage you to take part and show your diversity!

Live Tweet or Instagram from the D.E.W. events with #NCStateDEW14 and #diversitymatters!
Additional Laverne Cox
Tickets Now Available
The GLBT Center is partnering with several campus and community partners to bring critically acclaimed actress and transgender advocate Laverne Cox to campus. The event is cosponsored by the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, Student Health Services, University Recreation, Union Activities Board, University Scholars Program, Women’s Center, Women’s and Gender Studies, BASF Chemical Company and healthMpowerment.

Laverne Cox, who currently appears in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, will visit NC State on November 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Talley Student Union Ballroom. There are now 200 additional tickets available for reserve online by current NC State students, staff and faculty. Tickets will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 12 PM today, and each person may reserve only one ticket. Reserve a seat for the event on the GLBT Center website. Tickets will go quickly, so reserve yours now!