August 24, 2015

GLBT New Student Symposium 2015
GLBT Center Hosts Second Annual Symposium for New Students

On Saturday, August 15, 86 students participated in the second annual GLBT Symposium. This half-day event is held each fall during move-in weekend as a way for incoming GLBT students to connect with each other, form community, learn about the services and resources offered by the GLBT Center and find out how they can get involved on campus.

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Diversity Mini-Grant Recipients from Parks, Rec, and Tourism Management with Students
University Diversity Mini-Grant Program Provides Funding to Campus Initiatives

Diversity Mini-Grants have funded projects ranging from universal design to increasing the presence of women in civil engineering. The program is currently accepting new proposals. Kathy Hamilton Gore, teaching associate professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management and 2014-15 grant co-recipient with Dr. Edwin K. Lindsay, discusses the impact of their grant.

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Andy DeRoin Joins the GLBT Center as Program Coordinator

Andy DeRoin joined the GLBT Center on July 7, 2015. In this newly created position, Andy will help launch the Volunteer, Internship and Practicum (VIP) Program to engage students as leaders in initiatives across campus, serve as facilitator for T-Files, the transgender peer support group and host GSYPN, a networking group for GLBT-identified graduate students. 

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Andy DeRoin
Diversity Education Week 2015 Call for Programs

Diversity Education Week serves to promote awareness of diverse cultures and fosters intercultural understanding through lectures, workshops, panel and group discussions, information sessions, film, food, music, dance and more. DEW 2015, to be held October 12-16, 2015, is now accepting program submissions.

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2015 Conference on Leadership and Diversity

The 2015 Conference on Leadership and Diversity, sponsored by the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, will be held on Friday, October 9, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Talley Student Union Ballroom. This year’s conference is entitled Think and Do: Building a Sustainable Model for Inclusive Leadership.

The conference will feature three concurrent workshops designed to meet the needs of participants: those who are exploring diversity training for the first time, those who have built a foundation of understanding diversity and want tools to be more effective and, finally, a track devoted to those who serve as university leaders – unit and department heads and directors from all parts of the university.

Oscar Santos, from BB&T's Leadership and Professional Development area with responsibility for over 6,000 managers, will participate for the second year as the opening speaker and facilitator of the university leaders’ workshop. Registration for the conference will begin September 1. The cost will be $29 through September 15, $35 from September 16-30.

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Monday Movies & Mingling
Monday, August 24
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Talley 5230
GLBT CommUNITY Alliance Meeting
Tuesday, August 25
7:00- 9:00 p.m.
Talley Hatteras Ballroom
Mi Placita
Latino Gathering
Wednesday, August 26
12:00-2:00 p.m.
Outside Talley
(or Cultural Hearth)
Workshop to Enhance Faculty Diversity
Wednesday, August 26
3:30-5:00 p.m.
D.H. Hill Faculty Conference Rm, 2nd Flr
Queer People of Color (QPOC) Meeting
Wednesday, August 26
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Talley 3221
Survivor Support Space Training
Thursday, August 27
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Witherspoon 201
NCBI Building Bridges Workshop
Friday, August 28
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Witherspoon 201
Please register online.
American Indian Advisory Council
Friday, August 28
2:00-3:30 p.m.
Graduate School 2328