October 3, 2016

GLBT History Month

GLBT History Month Highlights Social Justice

The GLBT Center’s 2016 celebration of GLBT History Month is underway and features several events that highlight social justice. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Claiming Space and Dismantling Oppression.”

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Related: National Coming Out Day »

Dr. Shanita Brown

Alumna Dr. Shanita Brown to Speak

Join the Women’s Center on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. in Talley 5210 as we learn about issues of domestic violence that are specific to women of color from an NC State alumna. Her discussion will focus on the intersections of race, African American women and domestic violence. Bring your lunch!

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NC Pride 2016

“I am Fabulous and Nobody Can Stop Me” – GLBT Students and Allies Celebrate NC Pride

On a bright and sunny Saturday, September 24, 2016, 97 NC State students participated in the North Carolina LGBT Pride Festival on Duke University’s East Campus.

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People Jordan Anderson

Jordan Anderson, VP of the AYA Ambassadors

Jordan Anderson is a junior majoring in environmental technology and management from Durham, NC. Find out more about Jordan in our interview with him!

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AACC Book Club:
Too Heavy a Yoke
Mon, Oct 3
12:00-1:00 p.m.
African American Cultural Center, Witherspoon 356
LGBTQQ Counseling Group
Mon, Oct 3
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Counseling Center
Please contact Richard
to join.
oSTEM (Out in Science and Technology)
Mon, Oct 3
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Talley 3210
Webinar: "Mapping Our Collective Resilience"
Tue, Oct 4
2:00-3:00 p.m.
Talley 4280
See website.
AcePack (Asexual/ Aromantic) Meeting
Tue, Oct 4
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Talley 5230
Hispanic Heritage Month Film: Cesar's Last Fast
Tue, Oct 4
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Talley 4270
Workshop: Healthy Relationships 101
Wed, Oct 5
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Talley 5210
Registration not required.
T-Files Meeting
Wed, Oct 5
6:00-8:00 p.m.
GLBT Center
Talley 5230
Please contact Andy DeRoin to join.
News Items

Today! Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes – African American Community Book Club Event

Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes will speak this evening at 6:00 p.m. in Witherspoon Student Center, Room 356 with a reception following. Dr. Walker-Barnes' book, Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength, has been the selection of the ongoing African American Community Book Club this semester.

GLBT Center to Host Workshop on Racial Justice on October 12

As part of the lineup of workshops for the 2016-2017 GLBT Advocate Program, the GLBT Center will host a “What is Racial Justice?” workshop on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 3:00- 5:00 p.m. in Talley Student Union, Room 3222. This two-hour workshop is open to NC State undergraduates, graduate students, staff, faculty and alumni as well as interested members of the local community. The workshop will help participants contextualize contemporary conversations and events within our specific history of race relations, understand the ways racism operates (interpersonally, culturally, institutionally) and reflect on the ways each of us can and must play a role in creating cultural change.

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Students Invited to Become Multicultural Student Affairs Volunteer Ambassadors

Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Do you want to learn what it's like behind the scenes of NC State's fabulous multicultural events? Or are you just itching for some volunteer hours? Join the MSA Volunteer Ambassadors for an experience you'll never forget. You’ll learn valuable skills that will carry over into your classes and careers. If you have additional questions, please contact MSA at msagraduateassistant@ncsu.edu or 919-515-3835.

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Dr. DeLeon Gray: "Making Scholastic Activities Worthwhile for Black Adolescents"

Dr. DeLeon Gray is assistant professor of educational psychology at NC State. His research focuses on the ways in which students' achievement, motivation and school behavior may be traced back to interpretations of their own social encounters. Please join the African American Faculty and Staff Organization on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Witherspoon Student Center, Room 356 for Dr. Gray's presentation.

NC State's International Affairs to Send Parade of Flags to Raleigh's International Festival

Raleigh will hold its 31st International Festival on October 14-16, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center. NC State's Office of International Affairs will kick off the festival on opening night by showcasing a Parade of Flags. NC State students, employees and community members are welcome to sign up to carry a flag of their choice. The event will showcase our international community and celebrate the cultural diversity of North Carolina.

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Diversity Mini-Grant Program Proposal Deadline is Friday, October 7

All full-time, part-time and temporary university employees, faculty and staff are eligible to apply for a Diversity Mini-Grant. Proposals must meet the mini-grant program guidelines and will be selected by a committee appointed by the vice provost. All eligible proposals must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7, 2016.  The maximum proposal request is $3,000.00. Announcement of grant recipients will be made by November 2016.

The University Diversity Mini-Grant serves as a seed grant to enhance or build an initiative. Previously funded proposals may reapply. However, proposals will only be funded for a maximum of two (2) years.

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