Participants will continue to meet Panhellenic sororities.
Stereotypes often impact how groups are viewed in society. Within this presentation, Jeremy C. McCool will debunk many of the stereotypes about Black Americans, where they stem from, and how they impact the community.
This Six O’Clock Series will be part of the events geared toward Black History Month.
Join us via Zoom.
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.
Opportunity for interested students to learn more about Interfraternity Council fraternity recruitment. Chapters present this night will be Acacia, Kappa Delta Rho, Sigma Chi, Sigma Pi and Theta Chi.
begin with defining anti-racism. Experiencing self-reflection on where each
person may be on their individual journey. Looking at actions that lead to
being more than an ally.
Student can register to participate on Crimson Connect. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link.
Opportunity for interested students to learn more about Interfraternity Council fraternity recruitment. Chapters present this night will be Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Mu Delta, and Phi Sigma Kappa.
After long keeping Africa on the fringes of its foreign policy, what prompted the US to establish in 2007 a unified military command for the continent? Dr. Buba Misawa will discuss the geopolitical and economic factors that led to the creation of the US Africa Command (AFRICOM).
Dr. Buba Misawa, Professor of Political Science, Washington and Jefferson
College. Co-Sponsored by Pan-African
Studies and MCSLE
Join us on Zoom.
Opportunity for interested students to learn more and join an Interfraternity Council (IFC) fraternity. IFC and individual chapters promote their recruitment events on social media and Crimson Connect.
Meeting ID: 931 7692 2332
Going Beyond Black History Month – Every year our country celebrates Black History Month, to
identify the important dates, events, and people which have impacted our
world. This discussion will explore the
importance of Black History beyond the limitations of a month, and its
significance to the future of Black Americans.
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.
Participants will join a Panhellenic sorority.
Zoom (to be established)
For all graduate students (and those senior undergraduate students) to meet and support one another.
Have you ever found yourself applying for a great job or internship, and as you think about an interview, the panic slowly starts to set in...what do I wear? What do I say? How do I prepare? Or maybe you landed your dream position and you have no clue what your boss says is “business casual.” Don’t let this be you!
Join us for a workshop that will cover everything you need to know on how to dress for success and rock an interview.
Elkin Hall or Amazon Prime
Students interested in learning more about black historical figures in our country’s history are invited to join Fraternity and Sorority Life and watch the movie One Night in Miami…
The movie follows the story of one night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown met to discuss their roles in the civil rights movement in the 60s.
Start here to watch the movie.
Following the movie, we’ll have a group discussion on the impact of these women and men. We are asking students to share their thoughts and feeling throughout the film.
Professor Marveta Ryan-Sams will highlight the similar historical experiences of people of African descent in Latin America and the Caribbean. She will also point out the many ways that Afro-Latin Americans have contributed to the cultures of their countries and developed their own diverse racial and cultural identities.
This workshop for the Leadership in a Multicultural Society (LMS) will explore identity development and awareness. As a leader, understanding ones identity is important in providing perspective. Discussions and activities will help students better understand themselves, those around them and how they interact with others.
Do you want to get more active and skilled at making social and political change? People have engaged in activism and have used civil disobedience through non-violent direct action to fight for rights, freedom, and justice. This workshop will explore
what makes an action or movement effective and best practices for successful nonviolent action.
Meeting ID: 91430765293
The program will invite IUP Black Alumni who during 2020
serviced their communities, excelled in their professions, and represented IUP
as graduates. They will have an opportunity to share their stories and
experiences with IUP, and MCSLE showing our appreciation for their
contributions to making this world a better place.
Folger Student Center
Looking for something to do Friday evening? Stop by Folger Student Center for S’mores Galore! Make some s’mores and hang out with friends. Outdoor heaters will be set up so you can enjoy company and be socially distant.
Please note, s’more supplies are limited.
Participants will join an Interfraternity Council fraternity.
Billions of photos are posted to social media every day, but you can’t always see the big picture through the small ones, especially when it comes to unhealthy relationships.
Discuss social media’s influence on our relationships, explore the 10 signs of unhealthy relationships through the film Behind the Post, discuss healthy vs. unhealthy relationships, and learn how to start a conversation to address relationship concerns with friends.
will get to hear from faculty and staff as they address the state of social
justice in the 21st century looking at challenges and opportunities now
and in the future.
Participants will gain perspective on disabilities that can help with creating an inclusive environment in their organization or community.
North Dining Hall
In Celebration of Black History Month, MCSLE and
OHRLD will be featuring Soul Food Night at North Dining Hall. Come out and enjoy a homecooked southern
Swank Motion Pictures’ Online Portal
Watch BlacKkKlansman (2019) anytime between February 25 and 26 via Swank Motion Pictures’ Online Portal. If you are physically on campus or living in IUP housing, all you need to do is visit the Swank Motion Pictures’ Online Portal,
also advertised on MCSLE’s social media pages.
If your device is not connected to the IUP network (IUP wireless or connected to an on-campus network jack), you will be redirected to the Keystone Library Network username/password page. Click on the IUP Crimson Hawk to be prompted to enter your IUP
Web Single Sign-on login credentials. Once completed, the film will launch.
Pick up a free MCSLE Movie snack pack in Elkin Hall, available beginning Monday, February 22, through Friday, February 26, while supplies last.
Join MCSLE for a discussion from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, by signing up online.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elkin Hall Great Room
This program will be an opportunity for African
American students to share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences on
diversity, equality, equity, and fairness in our society today. Social distancing protocols will be in effect
and a mask is mandatory to attend this event.
The Historically Black Greeks at IUP: “More Than
a Step Show” – Members of the United Greek Council of IUP
will share the history and importance of Black Greek organizations on PWI
campus, and their role in servicing the community.
This workshop, featuring Dr. Bentley Gibson, CEO of The Bias Adjuster, will present the latest research on implicit bias and foster positive intergroup behaviors.
The training will also focus on how implicit biases impact the cultural climate of colleges and universities and the best strategies to mitigate biases in order to create diverse, inclusive, and equitable institutions.
Elise Glenn presents on Lucretia Mott and the history of abolition and universal suffrage and how her work applies today.
Monthly meeting of fraternity and sorority chapter leaders.
Join Sarah Shupp, Shippensburg’s director of student conduct and IUP doctoral student, for a discussion on smashing the patriarchy. We’ll discuss how to challenge the social, political, and cultural thoughts that value masculinity over everything else.
Also, how does the idea of masculinity and the patriarchy intersect with being a woman of color, and how can we overcome these oppressions?
Elkin and Zoom
Come dance with us and learn the origin of Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata.
Zoom ID: 987 2902 0126
with campus partners for spring fraternity and sorority new members.
This conference is focused on helping students develop an understanding of their leadership abilities, how their role as a leader impacts campus, and the impact of societal structures. Registration for the conference will open February 1 on Crimson Connect.
This event is in celebration of International Women’s Day, occurring March 8 every year, to celebrate achievements of women worldwide and advocate for gender parity.
Our panel of accomplished international women will join us from abroad to share unique successes and challenges for women in their countries.