2014 Fall Programs
When: September 2nd, 2014
Where: ASC 234
Time: 12pm - 2pm
Description: Students, faculty and staff are cordially invited to visit the MCC and SAGE center. Come and learn about our programs, resources and enjoy a taste of our Southern Culture. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends while discovering the abundance of resources and programs that happen in the Multicultural Center. Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center and the SAGE Center.
When: September 3rd, 2014
Where: Connecticut Hall Green
Time: 12:30pm - 2pm
Description: Join the Multicultural Center and the Department of Residence Life as we kick off the semester with a live Mariachi band, DJ Prince Mal, SCSU student’s performances, multicultural trivia, light refreshments and more. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and learn about different opportunities at Southern. Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center and the Department of Residence Life.
When: September 4th, 2014
Where: ASC Ballroom
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Description: Join the Multicultural Center and University Administrators as they welcome students and faculty to campus. This is an opportunity for new and returning faculty, staff and students (undergrad & graduate) to network, and be introduced to the diversity resources at Southern Connecticut State University. Don't miss this opportunity to connect and build bridges that can last for years! Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center, Office of the Vice President for Student and University Affairs, Human Resources, World Peace Fund, Black Student Union, Office of Student Life and Office of International Education
When: September 8th, 2014
Where: ASC 326
Time: 12pm - 1:30pm
Description: Join the celebration of Chinese traditions. Learn about this cultural event, enjoy music, and try some moon cakes, Q & A and more. Sponsored by: SCSU Chinese Club and SCSU Multicultural Center.
Where: ASC Ballroom
Film: Latinos Beyond Reel
Join us as we view the film Latinos Beyond Reel, which examines how US news and entertainment media portray and do not portray Latinos. A Q&A and panel discussion will follow the screening. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by: Media Studies Department, Multicultural Center, Media Studies Club, Freshman Year Experience and with support from Student Life and OLAS.
Monday, October 13th
Engleman B121 -B, 1 - 3pm
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! A fair with poetry, music and food. Come learn about Spanish Language classes, the Spanish Club, Study Abroad, and the culture of Portugal, Spain, and Latin America. Sponsored by SCSU Spanish Club, Spanish Program, Multicultural Center and with support from OLAS.
This event is a hilarious, educational and cultural experience of comedy, theater, music and dance of the Latino Family Life, Afro-Latino Culture, Black/Brown Unity, Healthy Relationships, LGBT Concerns and Interactive Latin Dance. Join Maria after the show for a talk back in which she will discuss being an Afro-Latina writer/performer/producer and change maker in the entertainment industry. Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center, Women’s center, SAGE center, Department of residence life, and SAFAC with support from OLAS.
Join us and decorate a pink ribbon to honor someone you know affected by breast cancer. Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center and with support from the Health Center & Wellness Center
Modern-day slavery is alive and well in the United States, as thousands of victims are trafficked throughout the country to satisfy America’s $3 billion-a-year sex trafficking industry. Join us for a film screening and discussion. Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center and Dr. A. Madlock Gatison of the Department of Communication.
ASC Theater, 7:30pm
Students from all across campus perform poetry, songs, and dance and then take one minute to dedicate their tribute to any work focusing on the theme of social justice. Come support your fellow SCSU students. Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center.
National Native American Heritage MonthWhen: Wednesday, November 12th
Hear keynote speaker Annawon Weeden, an Eastern War dancer, storyteller, actor whose expertise on eastern Native folklore and dance continues to be a source for educators around the world. Entertainment provided by Larry Fisher on the hand drum and light refreshments served with native foods. Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center with support from the Connecticut Native American Inter Tribal Urban Council.