Events

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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. 

Friday, February 28, 2020

Black Business Expo

Folger Hall

In celebration of Black History Month and to support black-owned businesses, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is hosting a Black Business Expo to showcase black-owned businesses on campus and throughout the surrounding communities.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

The event will take place on Saturday, February 29 in Folger Hall at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. The purpose of this conference is to help student leaders develop an understanding of their leadership abilities and how their role as a leader impacts campus and societal structures; displaying the multifaceted aspects of leadership both internally and externally.

Conversation will benefit all students regardless of class standing and academic program. All are welcome and encouraged to join us!

This flexible conference presents opportunities for networking and brainstorming through round table discussions, team building activities, and opportunities for deep dialogue. Come prepared for a unique conference experience, unlike others you've attended before!

*If you are an advisor registering a group of students, please contact Emily Ostrowski at E.F.Ostrowski@iup.edu for the group registration process.

FSTS 2020 agenda:
12:45-1:15 - Mingle & Check-In
1:15-1:30 - Welcome, Rundown of Day, Ice Breaker
1:30-2:00 - Keynote by Dr. Tom Segar
2:00-3:50 - Table Discussions and Team Building
3:50-4:30 Closing Action Steps

Key Topic Questions:
What is Diversity and what does it mean to be inclusive?
What do you bring to the table? Who are You?
What do others bring to the table? What systems are in place to enable inclusion and present barriers to inclusion?
What are some ways you can influence your sphere?

Monday, March 2, 2020

A panel of local official and Census representatives will discuss how the 2020 Census will impact students and the community. They will present an overview of the Census, how numbers impact representation in legislature and distribution of funding, the Indiana County 2020 Complete Count Committee, and why students need to be counted at their school address. The panel will advise students on the various ways students can self-respond.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will learn about the need for mindfulness when leading others, develop strategies to unwind after leading, and understand one's own needs regarding mindfulness and self-care.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will hear from international students regarding their experience with leadership from their perspective and their own cultural influences.

Queer Conversations: Binding, Packing & Passing

111 Elkin Hall

Addressing gender expression and various ways that the LGBTQIA community chooses to represent their identities.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Love is sweet...until it isn’t. Escalation is a film that honestly and compellingly tells the story of an abusive relationship—from its sweet beginnings to the tragic end. The authentic depiction of unhealthy behavior escalating into violence helps you understand and recognize the early signs of relationship abuse. After, you can take away information on how to have a healthy relationship and how to safely get out of an abusive one.

Building Bridges

Elkin Hall Conference Room

Join the Multicultural Center for a biweekly discussion open to all members of the IUP community.  Our goal is to address hate and strengthen our campus community.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Queer Conversations: Day of Silence

111 Elkin Hall

Honoring those in the LGBTQIA community who have suffered hate for their identity and spreading awareness about the effects of bullying and harassment. 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

CANCELED: Breaking the Barrier Series-Karaoke Night

Elkin Hall Great Room

Break out of your shell and into song!  Come by yourself or in a group of friends for this evening of relaxation and music!  Hosted by Queer Colors.

Monday, March 23, 2020

CANCELED: Medicare for All: Six O’Clock Series

HUB Ohio Room

With the upcoming presidential elections, there has been a lot of information and disinformation about healthcare and various plans. This program will provide a comprehensive overview of the idea of “Medicare for all” and its potential benefits.

Movie Monday: “Nappily Ever After”

Elkin Hall, Great Room

Join the Multicultural Center and Hair4Everyone for a screening of the film Nappily Ever After, a woman's journey towards self-love and expression, followed by a discussion with IUP’s Sharon Procter, Veronica Watson, and Quintina Thomas, stylist and owner of Hair4Everyone.

All are welcome and encouraged to join us! Attendance vouchers and free snacks provided. Gift cards to Hair4Everyone will be raffled.

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