Office of Diversity Education

2016 Orientation Events

 

 Saturday, August 13

 2-3 p.m.

Diversity and Inclusion Open House and Exhibit

Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby

The Office of Diversity Education, Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice, and the Diversity Enrichment Committee invite you to an open house and exhibit showcasing diversity initiatives on Southwestern’s campus. You will have the opportunity to engage and interact with other attendees around the University’s Core Values, which include: Cultivating Academic Excellence, Fostering Diverse Perspectives, Being True to Oneself and Others, and Respecting the Worth and Dignity of Persons.

 

Tuesday, August 16

 1:30-2:15 p.m.

Real Talk: An Open Dialogue about Diversity at SU!

Olin 105

The Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice, the umbrella organization for Latinos Unidos, EBONY, Asian Student Association, SU Native, Pirates for Pride, SU Planned Piratehood, Kappa Delta Chi, and Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge, invites you to have an open and honest dialogue about diversity on campus. Student leaders from the CDSJ will share stories about their own personal experiences with diversity. The audience members are encouraged to ask questions and engage in an open dialogue.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 17th

5:30-7:30 p.m.

SEAK Earth Fair

Academic Mall

Did you know that Southwestern runs on 100% wind power? Or that our university has grant funding for cool, student-led environmental projects? Come out and participate in SEAK’s Earth Fair where we’ll have fun activities, prizes, and opportunities for you to learn about and get involved in Southwestern’s commitment to sustainability! We’ll also be tie-dyeing shirts, so bring a white t-shirt!

 

Thursday, August 18

2-3 p.m.

Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice Welcome Event

Cross Cultural Center, Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

Interested in changing the world through diversity and social justice? Want to learn and/or connect with cultural and identity based organizations? If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, come meet the leaders of the Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice, Latinos Unidos, EBONY, Pan Asian Association, SU Native, SU Allies, SU Advocates, SU Planned Piratehood, Kappa Delta Chi, and Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge.

 

Thursday, August 18

6-7:30 p.m.

SEAK Sustainability Tour

Bishops Lounge, McCombs Campus Center

Join members of Students for Environmental Activism & Knowledge (SEAK) for a tour of some of the sustainability initiatives on campus. The tour will include the Environment Lounge, the Community Garden, and other areas of interest. Tours will leave from the Bishops Lounge in the McCombs Campus Center.