Celebrating Diversity Month 2020

To celebrate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Arkansas, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion has scheduled a monthlong slate of events. 

MONDAY, AUGUST 31

Diversify Psychology: 11 a.m.

Topic: Diversify Psychology: Applying and attending graduate school as people of color

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Diversity Ambassadors: 4 p.m.

Topic: Diversity Ambassadors

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers: What is SHRE?: 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Time: Aug 21,2020 04:00PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Black Alumni Society: 5:30 p.m.

Topic: Black Alumni Society Overview

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College Access Initiative Family Engagement Welcome Session: 6 p.m.

The Multi-cultural center has developed content that is geared toward parents/guardians and family members who are supporting students pursuing college plans. Starting Monday, 8/31 we have a welcome meeting and overview (register here).

 

Real Talk: Black Lives Matter: 6 p.m.

Presented by Dana McGee and Christin Mujica and, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Graduate Assistants

Topic: Real Talk: Black Lives Matter

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Black Graduate Student Association Virtual Presentation: 1 p.m.

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African and American Studies: 3 p.m.

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College Access Initiative Family Engagement Session: ACT Overview for Guardians and Parents: 6 p.m.

The Multicultural Center has developed content that is geared toward parents/guardians and family members who are supporting students pursuing college plans. On Tuesday, 9/1 we’ll cover our ACT Overview talk with families in mind (register here.) We hope that this virtual format allows for more families to engage and prepare with their students in post-secondary planning!

 

Psychology Impact of Racial Trauma and Racism: 6 p,m.

Presented by Patricia Morency, LMSW, M.ED, Pat Walker Health Center

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Lavender Employee Impact Group: Meet and Greet for Students: 10 a.m.

Topic: Lavender Staff Employee Impact Groups Coffee Chat

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Diversity Month Kick-off @ 1pm

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Asian Pacific American Employee Impact Group Meet and Greet: 4:30 p.m.

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Society of Women Engineers General Meeting: 5 p.m.

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Black Law Student Association Virtual Movie Screening: 6:30 p.m.

Topic: Black Law Student Association Movie Screening: The 13th

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Black Students Association/ Black Alumni Society Scholars: 3 p.m.

Topic: Black Student Association / Black Alumni Society Scholars

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Lavender Society: 7 p.m.

Topic: Lavender Society LGBTQ+ Trivia Night

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POSTPONED: Multi-Cultural Happy Hour: 8:00-9:00 p.m.

Topic: Multi-Cultural Happy Hour

The happy hour has been postponed until Friday, September 11th. It will now kickoff, National Hispanic Heritage Month. 

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Driving United Car Parade-12:30pm- 2pm

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion invites you to showcase your pride and culture. Sign up to participate in the Driving United Car Parade on Friday from 12:30pm – 2pm at Lot 56. There will be goodies and a $500 grand prize for the group or organization with the best car decorations and biggest spirit! All participants will receive a goody bag. Please note: Masks and Social Distancing required.

 

University Libraries and Diversity Connection: 2 p.m.

Presented by Marianne Richael Williams

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 

Let’s Talk: Student Virtual Book Discussion: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Walton College of Business’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

African and African American Employee Impact Group Kick-off: 11 a.m.

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Multicultural Center: Latinx Welcome

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Let’s Talk: Faculty Book Discussion: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Walton College of Business’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion

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Multi-Cultural Happy Hour: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Topic: Multi-Cultural Happy Hour

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Black Alumni Society: Securing Your Bag During the Crisis: 3:30 p.m.

 

Let’s Talk: Student Virtual Book Discussion: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Walton College of Business’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion and the Business Integrity Leadership Initiative.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Asian Pacific American Employee Impact Group Networking and Social Mixer for Faculty, Staff and Allies: 4 p.m.

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Multicultural Center: Plaza de las Americas

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Let’s Talk: Faculty Book Discussion: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Walton College of Business’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion and the Business Integrity Leadership Initiative.

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Multicultural Center: Latinx First Friday

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Let’s Talk: Student Virtual Book Discussion: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Walton College of Business’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion and the Business Integrity Leadership Initiative.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

GPSC: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Program: 6:30 p.m.

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Let’s Talk: Faculty Book Discussion: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Walton College of Business’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion and the Business Integrity Leadership Initiative.

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Picture a Scientist Discussion: 3 p.m.

The Geosciences Department is sponsoring a discussion with Jane Willenbring at Stanford University, one of the scientists portrayed in the Picture a Scientist documentary. 

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Let’s Talk: Student Virtual Book Discussion: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Walton College of Business’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion and the Business Integrity Leadership Initiative.

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Latinx Employee Impact Group: Virtual Movie Screening: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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