Events

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Dine & Discuss with MASS & LGBTQIA Support

Elkin Hall Great Room

Come celebrate National Coming Out Day with a documentary and discussion and enjoy dinner with MASS and LGBTQIA Support.

Monday, October 14, 2019

With wit, grace, and attitude, a diverse troupe of LGBTQ youth transforms their struggles into a theater for social change—starting with a simple and surprising kiss in the first act.

The Year We Thought About Love is a 68-minute documentary film which celebrates the powerful work of a Boston LGBTQ troupe, True Colors: OUT Youth Theater, as they write a play about love. Join us for this documentary screening and help us celebrate National Coming Out Day!

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Executive Leaders Series

Elkin Hall Great Room

Adulting 101 Queer Conversations: Stress Relief

Folger Hall Private Dining Room

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Breaking the Barriers Thursday with CCO

Elkin Hall Great Room

Please join MASS and CCO for our next Breaking the Barrier Thursday Night Partnership! We have a wild and wacky evening planned for attendees! Stop by to participate in goofy and interactive games to get everyone up moving, grooving, and having a blast. Come stretch or break out of your shell and meet some new people and try a variety of games designed to fit all personality types!  


Monday, October 21, 2019

Open Access is “the free, immediate, online availability of research articles combined with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment.” International Open Access Week, now in its 10th year, is an opportunity to take action in making openness the default for research to turn discoveries into better lives.

This year’s theme is “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” In observance of Open Access Month, join us for a presentation by IUP faculty.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Upon completion of this workshop, the participants shall improve their leadership skills by being able to:  

  • Articulate a rationale for personal behavior
  • Integrate multiple aspects of identity into a coherent whole
  • Develop and articulate personal belief system
  • Understand the use of personal traits in a leadership role


    Presenter: Kevin Foster, Assistant Director, Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement

Adulting 101 Queer Conversations: Out in the Workplace

Folger Hall Private Dining Room

Monday, October 28, 2019

Intrusion is a solo play with eight characters played by Qurrat Ann Kadwani. Twenty years in the future, sexual violence has been eradicated until one woman comes forward about her rape.

Audiences of all backgrounds and ages can see how we all contribute to the perpetuation of rape culture by understanding how this event affects different sectors of our society. The Narrator is a college student who motivates the audience to speak up and finds her voice. Other characters include Journalist, Prosecutor, Daytrader, Politician, Psychologist, 3rd Grader, and Professor who help the audience learn about sexual violence statistics, Title IX history, self-defense moves, and the complexity of sexual violence against women.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Executive Leaders Series: Week 3 - Communication vs. Confrontation

Elkin Hall Great Room

Upon completion of this workshop, the participants shall improve their leadership skills by being able to:

  • Use multiple sources of information and their synthesis to solve problems
  • Seek new information to solve problems
  • Write and speak after reflection
  • Listen attentively to others and respond appropriately

Presenter: Dr. David Piper, Professor and Chair, Employment and Labor Relations

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Breaking the Barrier: Hawk-o-ween Celebration

Elkin Hall Great Room

Stop by Elkin Hall on Halloween from 6-8:30 for a spooktacular time! We have a variety of activities and competitions planned, like Painting Pumpkins, Witch Hat Toss, Making a Mummy, and more! MASS, Office of International Education, SkillZone, Queer Colors, LGBTQIA Support, and Pride Alliance are excited to present this evening of tricks and treats for the campus community! We’re sure this is an evening that will lift your spirits!  


Monday, November 4, 2019

What do you think it takes to be a good leader? Join the Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement as we discuss leadership and ways in which to develop your leadership skills.

Sometimes, being a leader means having to choose to do the unpopular or “unsafe” option, even when you know it’s the right one.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

MASS Lunch & Learn with Military & Veterans Resource Center

Elkin Hall Great Room

Topic:  Diversity and the United States Military

Dr. Cory Shay, Director of the Military and Veterans Resource Center at IUP, along with IUP students will discuss diversity within the U.S. military.  Speakers will expand upon diversity in regard to social, gender, ethnicity, and religion in relation to the military and how proper utilization of diversity can effectively impact teamwork and leadership.  Minority groups within the military will be spotlighted. 


Executive Leaders Series: Week 4 - Meetings and Delegation

Elkin Hall Great Room

Upon completion of this workshop, the participants shall improve their leadership skills by being able to:

  • Assess assumptions and consider alternative perspectives and solution
  • Exhibit democratic principles as a leader or group member
  • Assess, critique, and then improve the quality of one’s work and one’s work environment

Presenter: Julene Pinto-Dyczewski, Training and Leadership Development Specialist - OHRLD

Adulting 101 Queer Conversations: Out Here But Not At Home

Folger Hall Private Dining Room

Thursday, November 7, 2019

MASS Breaking the Barriers: Social Justice Game Night

Elkin Hall Great Room

Join United Against Islamophobia and MASS for a night of Board Games and Good Company! Meet representatives from social justice organizations across campus, like

  • College Democrats
  • Anthropology Club
  • Sociology Club
  • History Club
  • Queer Colors
  • Muslim Student Association
  • English Graduate Organization
  • Office of International Education
  • Political Leadership Society

Learn what their goals are and how you can join the discussion around inequality. 

Snacks Provided.

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