Events

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

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

Zoom (Virtual)

Participants will continue to meet Panhellenic sororities.

Monday, February 8, 2021

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.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Queer Conversations: Self-Love, Self-Acceptance

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.

Interfraternity Council Recruitment Open House

Folger Hall

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.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

We 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.

Interfraternity Council Recruitment Open House

Elkin Hall

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.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Round 3- Sorority Spring Recruitment (day 1 of 2)

Zoom (Virtual)

Participants will continue to meet Panhellenic sororities.

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).

Presenter: Dr. Buba Misawa, Professor of Political Science, Washington and Jefferson College.  Co-Sponsored by Pan-African Studies and MCSLE

Join us on Zoom.

Interfraternity Council Spring Fraternity Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

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.

Friday, February 12, 2021

Round 3- Sorority Spring Recruitment (day 2 of 2)

Zoom (Virtual)

Participants will continue to meet Panhellenic sororities.

Interfraternity Council Spring Fraternity Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

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.

The Meet Up

Folger Hall

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.

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Round 4- Sorority Spring Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

Participants will continue to meet Panhellenic sororities.

Interfraternity Council Spring Fraternity Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

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.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Bid Day- Sorority Spring Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

Participants will join a Panhellenic sorority.

Interfraternity Council Spring Fraternity Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

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.

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 15, 2021

Interfraternity Council Spring Fraternity Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

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.

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.

Join us via Zoom.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Interfraternity Council Spring Fraternity Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

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.

Queer Conversations: Relationships

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.

Amazon Watch Party: “One Night in Miami…” (Online)

Elkin Hall or Amazon Prime

One Night in Miami poster 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.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

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.

Join us on Zoom.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Folger Hall

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.  

Student can register to participate on Crimson Connect.  Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link.


Interfraternity Council Spring Fraternity Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

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.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

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.

Zoom link

Interfraternity Council Spring Fraternity Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

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.

IUP Celebrating Black Excellence Series

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.  


Friday, February 19, 2021

Interfraternity Council Spring Fraternity Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

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.

S'mores Galore

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.

The Meet Up

Folger Hall

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.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Interfraternity Council Spring Fraternity Recruitment

Zoom (Virtual)

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.

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Participants will join an Interfraternity Council fraternity.

Monday, February 22, 2021

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.

Join us via Zoom.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Queer Conversations: Fun Home

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, February 24, 2021

Student 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.

Zoom Link

Participants will gain perspective on disabilities that can help with creating an inclusive environment in their organization or community. 

Student can register to participate on Crimson Connect. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link.

IUP Soul Food Night

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 style meal.  

Thursday, February 25, 2021

MCSLE Black History Month Movie Night: “BlacKkKlansman” (Online)

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 kxkcc@iup.edu.

MCSLE hosts Diversity Game Night

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.


Friday, February 26, 2021

The Meet Up

Folger Hall

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, February 28, 2021

LGBTQIA Support-Grad Group

Zoom (to be established)

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

Monday, March 1, 2021

#MCSLEWomensHistoryMonth

Instagram

In honor of Women's History Month, MCSLE invites you to tell us about a woman who inspires you. Whether she's a favorite celebrity, historical figure, relative, friend, or professor, tell us who she is and how she's impacted your life!

From now until the end of March, write a post about her on your public instagram and tag @IUP_MCSLE and #MCSLEWomensHistoryMonth, and we'll share it on our Instagram story!

You can also send us your post on this Google form and we'll post on our Instagram!

All are welcome to contribute!

Questions? Email kxkcc@iup.edu

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.

Join us via Zoom.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Queer Conversations: Feminism and Queer

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, March 3, 2021

Elise Glenn presents on Lucretia Mott and the history of abolition and universal suffrage and how her work applies today.

Join us on Zoom.

This workshop will help students unpack the different components of power and name components of privilege.

Student can register to participate on Crimson Connect. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link.

Greek President Council

Zoom (Virtual)

Monthly meeting of fraternity and sorority chapter leaders.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

J.E.D.I - Stomping Out the Patriarchy

Zoom

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?

Zoom link

Latin Dance Workshop

Elkin and Zoom

Come dance with us and learn the origin of Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata.

Zoom ID: 987 2902 0126

Friday, March 5, 2021

Greek 101: New Member Summit day 1 of 2

Zoom (Virtual)

Educational workshops with campus partners for spring fraternity and sorority new members.

The Meet Up

Folger Hall

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.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

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.

Monday, March 8, 2021

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.

Join us via Zoom.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Queer Conversations: The Lavender Scare

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.

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