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OIS SPRING 2014 PROGRAMS & EVENTS 



African American Student Organization and Health Fair

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Wednesday,
February 19th





Student Union
Purple Lounge





11:30am-1pm

Event Description: The African American Student Organization and Health Fair, co-sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Services and Student Health Services, is not only an opportunity for students to recognize African American and multicultural student organizations on campus, but an opportunity for TWU to take a proactive approach to community development and education around health issues unique to the culture.  Come learn and receive information on how differences in the health of groups can result from genetics, environmental factors, access to care and cultural factors.  This interactive information session and event is sure to get you stirred about getting involved on campus and taking care of one’s health.

 

Diversity Institute
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Friday,
February 21st




Student Union
Room 207




10am-3pm

Event Description:  The Diversity Institute will provide TWU students with the opportunity to develop a better understanding of diversity issues and their impact upon individuals, TWU, and society.  The Institute will engage TWU students in diversity discourse that develops skills in intercultural communication and leadership, as well as promotes greater awareness and openness to diversity issues.  TWU students who graduate with these multiculturalism skills will be better prepared to succeed in today’s global business world and social climate.  This event is co-sponsored by the TWU Counseling Center & the Office of Intercultural Services.  RSVP to Michelle Prudhomme-Coleman at MPrudhomme@twu.edu.

 

Pioneers for Diversity Luncheon
“Now Next Generation Leaders: Positioning Yourself to Impact”

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Tuesday,
February 25th  









Event Description: Please join the Office of Intercultural Services and the Multicultural Student Network for this formal event as we celebrate Black History Month. This is an opportunity to network with the TWU faculty, staff and student leaders that you don't want to miss!  For more information contact Michelle Prudhomme-Coleman at MPrudhomme@twu.edu

 

Diversity Lunch & Learn Series:
“Shades at War:
Intra-racial and
Inter-racial Colorism”

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Wednesday,
February 26th



Student Union
Room 113

 



12pm-1pm

Event Description: Join the Multicultural Student Network for a free lunch as we address the controversial topic of light skin versus dark skin from a national to a world-wide perspective. RSVP to Michelle Prudhomme-Coleman at MPrudhomme@twu.edu.

 

Ally Training

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Friday, March 21st

Student Union
Room 207

10am-3pm

Event Description:  The TWU Ally program is part of a nation-wide effort within educational institutions to provide support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) students, faculty, staff and their allies. In some cases, people struggle with how to effectively communicate with the LGBTQ community due to limited contact with these individuals. Ally programs reduce stigma, provide basic education and resources, and help make educational experiences more inclusive and positive for the campus community as a whole.  This event is co-sponsored by the TWU Counseling Center & the Office of Intercultural Services.  RSVP to Michelle Prudhomme-Colemanat MPrudhomme@twu.edu.

 

Diversity Lunch & Learn Series: 
 “L.O.L. (Living Outside Labels): Ridiculous Double Standards Women Face in America”

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Wednesday,
March 26th




Student Union
Room 113




12pm-1pm

Event Description: Have you ever led a team project and were called “bossy”? Is there a time you were vocal about a subject passionate to you and were called “pushy”? Do you take pride in how you present yourself and are called “vain”? Enjoy a free lunch with the Multicultural Student Network, and learn how you can overcome some of these oppressive double standards and live outside the labels!

 

Learn How to Be An LGBTQ Affirming Healthcare Provider

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Monday,
March 31st




Student Union
Room 111




6pm-7:30pm

Event Description: Are you planning to go into the healthcare industry? Join us and learn how to be an affirming healthcare provider for members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. This presentation will cover why it is important to focus on LGBT issues, LGBT-specific healthcare concerns, relevant terminology, and tips for healthcare providers. There will be time for questions and discussion. We hope to see you there!
For more information, like the Counseling Center on Facebook or call: 940.898.3801

 

Creating A New Cycle:
Going Home After Being Away

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Monday, 
April 14th




Student Union
Room 113




4:30pm-6pm

Event Description: Please join us for a discussion about the challenges associated with being a first generation college student. Information will be provided about the common struggles of first generation college students when they go home after being in college. This discussion will include a presentation as well as a time of sharing from some of your peers who are navigating similar issues. This will be a great evening of learning and connection. Please RSVP to Michelle Buggs mbuggs@twu.edu  by Friday, April 11.

 

Diversity Lunch & Learn Series:
“Coming Out of
Your Closet”

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Wednesday,
April 30th


Student Union
Room 113


12pm-1pm

Event Description:  We usually associate “coming out of the closet” with individuals disclosing sexual orientations identified within the LGBTQ community, but did you know you had a closet too? Come join the Multicultural Student Network for a free lunch, and discover what closets you may be hiding in and learn ways to walk out! RSVP to Michelle Prudhomme-Coleman at MPrudhomme@twu.edu.

 

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