September 14, 2015

GLBT Advocate Program placard
GLBT Center Launches New Advocate Program

The GLBT Center recognizes the strong support that exists at NC State for members of the GLBT community and for the work the Center does. This support is evident by the number of students, faculty and staff who have participated in the Project SAFE Ally Program as well as the ongoing Trans* 101 workshops. This year, the Center has announced a new program and five new workshops.

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Harambee 2015
Gallery Opening Event: "The Creative World of Synthia SAINT JAMES"

The African American Cultural Center Art Gallery's newest exhibition, "The Creative World of Synthia SAINT JAMES," will commence with a Gallery Opening event tomorrow evening, Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The Gallery is located on the second floor of Witherspoon Student Center. Synthia SAINT JAMES will also be featured as the fall artist and scholar-in-residence.

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Meet Julie Paradiso, New Staff Member in the GLBT Center

Originally from Argentina, Julie Paradiso joins NC State after living in Miami Beach for fifteen years. Although she comes from a multicultural family herself, it is in Miami where she realized the importance of diversity and what can be achieved when people from diverse backgrounds and life experiences start engaging with one other.

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Julie Paradiso
Hispanic Heritage Month Begins on September 15, 2015

NC State's Hispanic/Latino community, together with student organizations and Multicultural Student Affairs, will host events through the period of September 15 - October 15, 2015 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Follow MSA on Twitter @NCSU_MSA and check the website as new events are announced and posted.

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Reminder: Early Bird Registration Ends this Week!

Registration for Think and Do: Building a Sustainable Model for Inclusive Leadership, the 2015 Conference on Leadership and Diversity, is $29 through tomorrow, Tuesday, September 15, 2015. Beginning on Wednesday, September 16 through Wednesday, September 30, registration will be $35.

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Make an Impact on Community Youth with Read to L.E.A.D.

Want to get involved in the larger community, learn about diversity and equity and realize the impact one can make through the development of relationships with youth? Join Read to L.E.A.D. (Learn. Engage. Ask. Do.)! Using literacy as a tool, this program provides high-impact learning and leadership opportunities for NC State students, faculty and staff to become equity-minded practitioners and to foster social change on campus and in the community. Transportation is provided for mentors who do not have cars. You can still register for the last afternoon training session on Friday, September 18, 2015.

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Monday Movies and Mingling
Mon, September 14
5:00-7:00 p.m.
GLBT Center Lounge
Talley 5230
Chancellor's First Year Student Leadership Program Information Session
Tue, September 15
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Talley 5210
Chancellor's African American Community Advisory Council
Tue, September 15
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Winslow 100
GLBT CommUNITY Alliance Meeting
Tue, September 15
7:00- 9:00 p.m.
Talley 3285
Trans* 101
Wed, September 16
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Talley 4280
Please register online.
Mi Placita - Informal
Latino Gathering
Wed, September 16
12:00-2:00 p.m.
Outside Talley
(or Cultural Hearth)
Women's Center ASB Showcase
Wed, September 16
12:00-2:00 p.m.
Talley 5210
Assistant Professors' Community: "What Does This Job Entail?"
Thu, September 17
12:25-1:15 p.m.
1911 Building, Room 129
Peer Mentor Program Cookout
Thu, September 17
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Harris Field
Multicultural Leaders Collaborative
Fri, September 18
2:30-4:00 p.m.
Talley 3221
What's On the Table? Discussion
Fri, September 18
3:00-4:30 p.m.
African American Cultural Center, Witherspoon 356
Women Faculty Networking Hour
Fri, September 18
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Players' Retreat