2016 Orientation Events
Saturday, August 13
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
Real Talk: An Open Dialogue about Diversity at SU!
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
SEAK Earth Fair
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
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
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.