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Diversity Week Blood Drive

  • Time: 12:00pm-6:00pm
  • Location: Student Wellness & Recreation Center (SWRC)
  • Sponsor: serveAkron and Campus Programs
  • Description: The Diversity Week Blood Drive is a competition among student organizations to see which organization can donate the most blood. The top three organizations will receive a monetary donation to their organization!

Wall of Victory & Oppression

  • Dates: September 17th-21st
  • Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Location: Outside the USG Office (SU307)
  • Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Government

Office of Accessibility Information Session

  • Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Location: Student Union Market
  • Sponsor: Office of Accessibility

Education Abroad: Your Door to the World

  • Time: 5:30pm-6:15pm
  • Location: Student Union Theatre
  • Sponsor: International Center and Study Abroad Society 
  • Description: UA offers a wide variety of opportunities for students to experience other cultures while living abroad and taking courses that apply toward their UA degree programs. Come hear about fellow students’ experiences in global education and learn more about why you should join the adventure!

Diversity Fest

  • Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Location: Student Union 2nd Floor
  • Sponsor: ZPN

CommYOUnity: How Individuals Set up Society’s Groups

  • Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm
  • Location: Student Union Ballrooms
  • Sponsor: Campus Programs and Heather Pollock, Professor in Honors College
  • Description: Ever hear anyone say, “Well, if certain people just worked harder they wouldn’t be poor/oppressed/unemployed/underemployed”? It’s not always that black and white…or is it? Participate in an experience that shows us firsthand how certain groups in society call the shots for all the groups – essentially shaping our society into layers. This event includes Rethinking Race’s amazing short film What Can We Tell, an exploration of how our Ancestry affects our feelings about race, a unique game, and pizza! ALSO, those who attend are entered into a drawing to win one of two Ancestry.com’s DNA kits – to learn about your own origins and what they look like in our global world.

LGBTUA Amazing Race

  • Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm
  • Location: Leigh Hall 308
  • Sponsor: LGBTUA
  • Description: This event will be based on the T.V. show “Amazing Race” and will feature games and activities to educate about LGBT people around the world in a fun and engaging atmosphere.

Hello! My Pronouns are...

  • Time: 11:30am-1:30pm
  • Location: Student Union Piano Lounge
  • Sponsor: LGBTUA and Campus Programs
  • Description: Join us to learn about respecting each other's pronouns and the importance of pronouns. We will have free pronoun buttons (limited supply available).

Race Talk

  • Time: 12:00pm
  • Location: Student Union 308
  • Sponsor: Counseling and Testing Center

Kite Flying

  • Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Location: Coleman Common
  • Sponsor: Confucius Institute
  • Description: Come fly a Chinese kite hosted by UA’s Confucius Institute. Originating in China early kites were made out of bamboo and silk and used during warring times to pass along messages. Kites and flying instructions will be provided or bring your own kite.

serveAkron Civic Engagement Series

2018 Midterm Elections: What's on the table?

  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: Student Union Starbucks
  • Sponsor: serveAkron
  • Description: As a part of the fall 2018 Civic Engagement Series, serveAkron will be hosting a panel discussion about young voters in the 2018 Midterm Election and what it means to be an active citizen. Representatives from local non-profits serving minority or at-risk populations will speak about how this election affects those whom they serve.

Unity Mixer

  • Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Location: Student Union Ballroom A
  • Sponsor: SAAB (Student African American Brotherhood)
  • Description: We will be gathering minority persons on campus to enjoy food and music while learning more about the Black Student Organizations.

Hands Up for Diversity

  • Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Location: Student Union Piano Lounge
  • Sponsor: Dean of Students & Campus Programs
  • Description: Celebrate diversity with the Dean of Students Office and Campus Programs with a fun hand painting activity!

Latin Dance Night

  • Time: 8:00pm-10:00pm
  • Location: Student Union Ballroom B-E
  • Sponsor: ZPN, Ballroom Dance Club and UA Latinos

Safe Zone Ally Training

  • Time: 8:30am-11:30am
  • Location: Student Union 316
  • Sponsor: Counseling and Testing Center

To reserve space, call x7082, space is limited.

Engineering Future: Equity, Inclusion, & Ethics

  • Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Location: Student Union 335
  • Sponsor: Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Society
  • Description: This event will be a great place to learn about recognizing the impact of the assumptions you make, identifying strategies to address these issues, learning about the Code of Ethics, articulating ethical issues, and more! While this event is mainly focused on engineers, it is open to anyone, as Equity, Inclusion, and Ethics are important in life!

Caribbean Day

  • Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Location: Quad (Next to Rob's)
  • Sponsor: Office of Multicultural Development and Office of Inclusion and Equity