A weekly summary of diversity and inclusion activities at Slippery Rock UniversityTHIS WEEK
The international National Coalition Building Institute SRU chapter will offer a “Welcoming Diversity” workshop today from 12:30-4:30 p.m., Alumni House, for faculty, staff and students. Additional training requests for organizations, programs, departments are welcome. Contact Holly McCoy, assistant vice president of diversity and equal opportunity, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“DIVERSITY and DEMOCRACY SERIES”: SAVE THE DATES: SRU's Office of Diversity and Inclusion, along with the divisions of Academic Affairs and Student Life, will host "Diversity and Democracy at SRU: Identification, Development and Expression of our Selves and our Communities," a series of four presentations. The series opens March 16 with the annual Walwik Freedom of Expression Lecture, sponsored by SRU Professor Emeritus Theodore Walwik. The speaker will be Tony Norman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist. Sharon Fries-Britt, race, equity and diversity national researcher and associate professor at the University of Maryland, will speak March 30. A panel discussion is planned for April 15. Keith Knight, award-winning K Chronicles cartoonist will be featured April 20. The series runs 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the University Union. Details are available from Jessamine Montero, senior officer for diversity and inclusion, email@example.com.
ON THE HORIZON:
AFRICAN HISTORY MUSEUM: The Black Action Society is sponsoring a trip to the African History Museum, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Kameron Branson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
STRAIGHTLACED PANEL PRESENTATION: The Bridge Project/Women's Center, along with many other campus constituents, is sponsoring a Straightlaced Panel Presentation, Feb. 23, 7-9 p.m., Strain Behavioral Science Building Auditorium. The movie and panel discussion centers around gender and gender roles in America. For more information, contact Karla Fonner, at the Bridge Project, email@example.com.
EBONY BALL: The Black Action Society is sponsoring its annual "Ebony Ball" Feb. 24, 7 p.m., MPR, University Union. For more information, contact Kameron Branson, firstname.lastname@example.org
BRIDGE PROJECT: The Bridge Project is committed to educating our community on issues of campus violence. It specifically addresses sexual assault/rape, dating violence and stalking. In addition to educational outreach, advocacy services are also provided to survivors of violence. Services are free and are confidential. For more information, visit 007E Strain Behavioral Science Building, call 724.738.2121, or connect to http://administration.sru.edu/bridgeproject/main.htm.