Monday, January 27, 2020

The True Black History Museum

Elkin Hall Great Room

The True Black History Museum is an extraordinary exhibit that was established to preserve the history of Black culture while also educating about the contributions that Black people have made to the fabric of society. The museum includes original artifacts from historical figures such as Rosa Parks, Booker T. Washington, Mae Jemison, Dr. Martin Luther Jr., and even Barack Obama.  

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

During this session, individuals will discover leadership fundamentals, identify effective leadership approaches and develop a personal "leadership credo".

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

During this weeks leadership workshop, student will explore their multiple identities and how they inform the way individuals are perceived and lead.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Student Leadership Toolkit - Conflict Management

Elkin Hall

During this week's workshop, students will examine strengths-based leadership, determine personal conflict style, and discuss strategies for handling conflict.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will discuss the components of power and privilege and examine how these two concepts impact they way leaders influence others and their communities.

Queer Conversations: Black & Queer

111 Elkin Hall

Exploring the intersectionality of being Black within the LGBTQIA community. 

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Fro'Yo Get to Kno'Yo

Elkin Hall Great Room

Break the ice over a shared frozen snack and meet other members of the IUP community.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Business Attire Fashion Show

HUB Ohio Room

Are you getting ready to interview for an intership or full-time job? Or maybe you are thinking about attending a networking event? Still not sure what business casual really means? Whatever the occasion or event might be, understanding professional attire and how to present yourself is key to making a great first impression! Join us and JCPenney as we demonstrate what to wear and what not to wear in these professional settings.

Movie Mondays featuring Queen and Slim

Elkin Hall Great Room

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Get Out's Daniel Kaluuya) and a black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith, in her first starring feature-film role), are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction.  The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will identify different types of communication, learn to listen attentively, and examine communication strategies for effective leaders.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

“Work or be Deported” Lunch & Learn

Elkin Hall Great Room

IUP’s Erin Conlin examines how Florida's agricultural producers and government officials tapped into the Bahamas' black workforce during World War II to support American agricultural goals. Presented by Pan-African Studies. Lunch and attendance vouchers provided.

During this week's workshop, students will explore the concepts of social and restorative justice and develop strategies to incorporate social and restorative justice in their approach to leadership.

Queer Conversations: Relationships: Toxic vs. Healthy

111 Elkin Hall

Discussing what defines a healthy relationship and the toxic red flags one should look out for.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Winter Warm-Up


Winter Warm-up is an opportunity to network and connect with student leaders and organizations.  With over 120 organization in attendance, participants have an opportunity to find an organization or community to join, that fits what they need.  If you are unable to attend, please go to Crimsonconnect ( to find active recognized student organizations.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Through rousing live musical performance and integrated video projection, Respect tells the life story of the anointed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Student Leadership Toolkit - Team Building

Elkin Hall

During this week's workshop, students will develop basis team building skills, learn strategies for engaging members, and synthesize skills into practice.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will explore the impact of media on they way individuals approach leadership and develop strategies to effectively communicate individual and community values.

Queer Conversations: HIV & AIDS Awareness

111 Elkin Hall

Increasing awareness about Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, care, and treatment in the LGBTQIA community. 

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The Trivia Master. A Breaking the Barriers Event

Elkin Hall Great Room

Test your mad TRIVIA skills.  Individuals and teams are welcome.  Snacks and prizes are available.  Hosted by Young Life and the Multicultural Center.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Panel Discussion: The Future is Authenticity

Elkin Hall Great Room

Join us for a panel with a dynamically, intersectional group that will share their perspectives and strategies navigating systems that affect Latinx people in the workplace. African-American, Latinx, individuals of color, and allies are welcome to attend.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Documentary Screening: “Quarter Life Crisis”

HUB Ohio Room

Plagued with anxiety, depression, and suicide, young people today are growing up in a constantly changing world that’s becoming increasingly unadaptable. Quarter Life Crisis searches to discover the causes and dispel the myths of modern society’s hardships, including misguided parenting, endless comparisons of lives over social media, and established institutions no longer guaranteeing happiness and prosperity.

Movie Monday: “Emanuel”

Elkin Hall Great Room

Emanuel is the untold story of the victims and survivors of the Charleston Church shooting that killed nine church members. Directed by Brian Ivie, this 2019 documentary features interviews with survivors and family members and examines the history of race relations in Charleston.

This event is free, and all are welcome and encouraged to attend. Discussion to follow the film. Free snacks provided.

Hosted by: Queer Colors, Pride Alliance, LGBTQIA+ Support, Lutheran Student Movement, Graduate Student Assembly, and the Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement. 

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will learn about the advantages of diversity in teams and leadership, identify systematic barriers to equality and inclusiveness, and examine their own identity and culture.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

IUP's Dr. Molina explains how geospatial analysis of the weathering hypothesis can reveal how various factors affect health outcomes for these ethnic groups.  Lunch and attendance vouchers provided.

During this week's workshop, students will learn about the components of resilience and grit and develop strategies to improve their own sense of resilience and grit.

Queer Conversations: Drag Culture Takeover

111 Elkin Hall

Honoring all the Queens and Kings of the world while discussing the impact Drag culture has create within our society.