Events

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Monday, January 18, 2021

MCSLE wants students. faculty and staff to share their MLK day of service with us @IUP_MCSLE #BLACKHISTORYMONTH on Twitter and Instagram.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Queer Conversations Series

Elkin Hall Great Room and Zoom

Join LGBTQIA Support for the Queer Conversations Series every Tuesday from 5:00–7:00 p.m. The Zoom meeting code for all sessions is 913 2363 1243.

Topics for the spring 2021 semester are as follows:

January

  • 19 – LGBTQIA Among Us (welcome back)
  • 26 – Winter Blues/Disability Awareness (mental, physical, spiritual identity and impact beyond seasonal affective disorder)

February

  • 2 – Black/Brown Identity and Queer Identity
  • 9 – Self-Love, Self-Acceptance
  • 16 – Relationships (healthy relationships and the pandemic)
  • 23 – Fun Home (musical, memoir, mystery)

March

  • 2 – Feminism and Queer (Women/Womyn and what does feminism mean in a queer context)
  • 9 – The Lavender Scare (a documentary about US government oppression over decades to identify and fire gays and lesbians)
  • 16 – Green Dot Training (how you can positively impact campus)
  • 23 – Body and Gender Dysmorphia (conversation around how we perceive ourselves)
  • 30 – History and the Harvey Milk Movement (first openly gay elected politician—involvement in politics and strategies for change)

April

  • 6 Gaymes (board games, card games, other interactive games
  • 13 Take Back The Night (history and support for Haven Programming)
  • 20 Queer Arts Showcase (share your talent and display pieces, performances, and interact with artists)
  • 27 Celebration (end of semester)

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Greek President Council

Zoom (Virtual)

Monthly meeting of fraternity and sorority chapter leaders.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

MCSLE presents MLK Day of Reflection

Virtual

This program will feature three panelists who will share their thoughts and reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and potentially his thoughts of today's United States of America.

Join us via zoom.

Friday, January 22, 2021

LGBTQIA Support-Game Night

Elkin Hall Great Room

Join us for a variety of board games.

The Meet Up

Folger Hall Student Center

All students are able to come out to the Student Center on Campus to enjoy an evening of fun and games.  Students can play games, shoot pool, watch tv, eat some food, or just chill & hang out with your friends.

Monday, January 25, 2021

Starting at noon on Monday, January 25, students will be able to access videos uploaded onto Flipgrid. The videos will be up all week. We encourage students to check out organizations’ pages on Crimson Connect to see upcoming events that groups are hosting. Additionally, MCSLE staff and student leaders will be available Monday, January 25, through Friday, January 29, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. via Zoom to help discuss any questions students may have about getting involved. Keep your eyes on your email for additional information and links.

Orientation-Sorority Spring Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

Opportunity for interested students to learn more about sorority spring recruitment.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Vitalant Blood Drive

Folger Hall

Student will be able to go onto FlipGrid to watch videos prepared by our student organizations all day.  Between 3 - 4 p.m. students will be able to talk with students and staff about Fraternity and Sorority Life.  An e-mail will be sent to students with the Zoom link.  Feel free to contact Kevin Foster for any questions at kfoster@iup.edu

Queer Conversations: Winter Blues & Disability Awareness

Elkin Hall Great Room and Zoom

Join LGBTQIA Support for the Queer Conversations Series every Tuesday from 5:00–7:00 p.m. The Zoom meeting code for all sessions is 913 2363 1243.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Student will be able to go onto FlipGrid to watch videos prepared by our student organizations all day.  Between 3 - 4 p.m. students will be able to talk with students and staff about multicultural student organizations.  An e-mail will be sent to students with the Zoom link.  Feel free to contact Kevin Foster for any questions at kfoster@iup.edu.

LGBTQIA Support-Trivia Night

111 Elkin Hall

Join us for a night of trivia.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Student will be able to go onto FlipGrid to watch videos prepared by our student organizations all day.  Between 3 - 4 p.m. students will be able to talk with students and staff about Club Sports.  An e-mail will be sent to students with the Zoom link.  Feel free to contact Kevin Foster for any questions at kfoster@iup.edu.

Friday, January 29, 2021

Winter Warm-Up Information Session

Zoom

Student will be able to go onto FlipGrid to watch videos prepared by our student organizations all day.  Between 3 - 4 p.m. students will be able to talk with students and staff about joining student organizations  An e-mail will be sent to students with the Zoom link.  Feel free to contact Kevin Foster for any questions at kfoster@iup.edu

The Meet Up

Folger Hall Student Center

All students are able to come out to the Student Center on Campus to enjoy an evening of fun and games.  Students can play games, shoot pool, watch tv, eat some food, or just chill & hang out with your friends.


Sunday, January 31, 2021

Zoom MixerJoin the Graduate Student Organization and LGBTQIA Support for a Zoom Mixer on Sunday, January 31 at 6:00 p.m. Zoom code: 944 2990 950

LGBTQIA Support-Grad Group

Zoom (to be established)

For all graduate students (and those senior undergraduate students) to meet and support one another.

Monday, February 1, 2021

During the celebration of Black History Month, MCSLE will be posting on Instagram weekly, images and quotes of celebrated African American Leaders.  This weekly recognition will aim to raise awareness of both famous and not so famous leaders.

Help us celebrate Black History Month and be entered to win a $25 Co-op gift card and a MCSLE swag bag. There will be four winners. In order to be entered to win, you must:

Stop by these locations, take a selfie, and post to social media (Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram) with the hashtag #MCSLEBlackHistory:

  • The BHM display at Stapleton Library, first floor; Black History Heroes display at Folger Hall; and the BHM poster in the Elkin Hall atrium


You must also attend at least four of these MCSLE Black History Month events and post about them on social media using #MCSLEBlackHistory:

Feb. 8: 6:00 Series—Five Dangerous Myths About Black People in America, 6:00 PM

  • Feb. 11: The Expanding U.S. Military Presence in Africa Today: The African High Command and U.S. Security in West Africa, 4:30 PM
  • Feb. 11: Building Bridges, 6:30 PM
  • Feb. 16: Netflix Watch Party, 7:00 PM
  • Feb. 11: Building Bridges, 6:30 PM
  • Feb. 16: Netflix Watch Party, 7:00 PM
  • Feb. 18: Breaking the Barrier, 3:30 P
  • Feb. 24: Panel Discussion on Social Justice in the 21st Century, 12:00 PM
  • Feb. 25: Diversity Game Night, 5:00 PM 
  • Feb. 25: Building Bridges, 6:30 PM
  • Feb. 18: Breaking the Barrier, 3:30 PM
  • Feb. 24: Panel Discussion on Social Justice in the 21st Century, 12:00 PM
  • Feb. 25: Diversity Game Night, 5:00 PM 
  • Feb. 25: Building Bridges, 6:30 PM

All events are virtual, links can be found on MCSLE's calendar.



Throughout the month of February Fraternity/Sorority Life will highlight the founding date of our NPHC and MGC chapters on Instagram. 

IUP Celebrating Black Excellence Series

Zoom 91430765293

The Power of Education for African Americans at a PWI - We will be discussing racism in higher education and how it has affected our past, how it affects current students, and what the future could hold for students to come. We will also discuss how today's students can be the drivers of change in not only their campus community but their greater communities back home. The goal of this panel is to elements of our past to transform our future.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Queer Conversations: Black and Brown Identity & Queer Identity

Elkin Hall Great Room and Zoom

Join LGBTQIA Support for the Queer Conversations Series every Tuesday from 5:00–7:00 p.m. The Zoom meeting code for all sessions is 913 2363 1243.

Kick Off- Sorority Spring Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

Opportunity for students to be assigned to spring sorority recruitment.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Dr. Wang Xi discusses the leading black abolitionist Frederick Douglass and how his 1869 speech "Our Composite Nationality" defined the characteristics of the new American nation evolved from the Civil War.

Join us on zoom.

Greek President Council

Zoom (Virtual)

Monthly meeting of fraternity and sorority chapter leaders.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Round 1- Sorority Spring Recruitment (day 1 of 2)

Zoom (Virtual)

Meet all 11 Panhellenic sororities.

Friday, February 5, 2021

Round 1- Sorority Spring Recruitment (day 2 of 2)

Zoom (Virtual)

Meet all 11 Panhellenic sororities.

LGBTQIA Support-Craft Night

Elkin Hall Great Room

Join us for a night of crafting.

The Meet Up

Folger Hall Student Center

Meet UpAll students are able to come out to the Student Center on campus to enjoy an evening of fun and games. Students can play games, shoot pool, watch tv, eat some food, or just chill & hang out with your friends.


Saturday, February 6, 2021

Round 2- Sorority Spring Recruitment (day 1 of 2)

Zoom (Virtual)

Participants will continue to meet Panhellenic sororities.

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