Fall 2015 Events

Cultural Conversations: #LoveWins

Wednesday, September 2nd
11:30am – 1:00pm
Center for Diversity and Inclusion – Student Center South B12

On June 26th the Supreme Court ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. While many celebrated across the nation with the hashtag #LoveWins, many also believed that marriage should remain between a man and a woman. How has the SCOTUS decision affected you or your organization? Come dialogue with faculty, staff, and students the impact has had on you or those close to you.

Get the Scoop on CDI

Thursday, September 10th
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Center for Diversity and Inclusion – Student Center South B12

Stop by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion to grab a scoop of ice cream while you meet the professional staff, student employees, CDI Ambassadors, and AIMM participants. We would love to show you our space and chat with you about our upcoming events and services!

Get the Scoop on CDI – Part Two!

Thursday, September 10th
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Center for Diversity and Inclusion – Student Center South B12

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion will have pizza, ice cream, and fun games for you to enjoy with our staff, student employees, ambassadors, and fellow students! You can learn about student involvement opportunities, upcoming events, diversity education workshops, student grants, and more!

An Evening with Richard Blanco, Inaugural Poet, Author, and Civil Engineer

6:00pm @ Student Center South, Houston Room

Richard Blanco was the first immigrant, Latino, openly gay, and youngest person to be the U.S. Inaugural Poet. He wrote and performed a poem specifically for President Obama’s second inauguration. Sponsored by: Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Cultural Conversations: Immigration and Citizenship

Wednesday, October 21st
11:30am – 1:00pm
Center for Diversity and Inclusion – Student Center South B12

There are individuals who migrated to the United States at different ages and for different reasons. Some choose to live here temporarily while others desire to live here as citizens. From paperwork to culture shock, we will discuss the various challenges documented and undocumented immigrants face while in college as well as the anxieties they may feel regarding graduation and starting their career.