Diversity Education Week: October 11 – 16

Started by students in the spring of 2011, Diversity Education Week serves to promote awareness and understanding of our nation and world’s diverse cultures and foster intercultural understanding through a collection of engaging opportunities including lectures, workshops, panel and group discussions, information sessions, film, food, music, dance and more. Registered student organizations, university offices, departments, and colleges will host programs and events during the 6th Annual Diversity Education Week taking place Sunday, October 11- Friday, October 16, 2015.

A full calendar of events with event flyers and complete program descriptions can be found at go.ncsu.edu/DEW

(Please view the online calendar to be aware of any time and location changes by sponsoring groups)

35 events to choose from….

Show how you THINK and D.E.W.!

Sunday:

  • International Festival, Raleigh Convention Center
  • National Coming Out Day

Monday: (Indigenous People’s Day)

  • Project SAFE Training
  • Indigenous North America Dinner @ Clark Dining Hall
  • 1490 Who?

Tuesday:

  • These Hands Don’t Hurt
  • Bakke to Fisher and Back Again: The Supreme Court’s View on Diversity in Student Body Admissions
  • Islam Fair
  • Eye on the Triangle: Diversity Education Week Edition
  • *** Annual Fall Diversity Dialogue: The Identity Compass
  • Being Black at a PWI: Will the Legacy KOntinue?

Wednesday:

  • #Colors of The Pack
  • “Respect the Pack” T-shirt Give-Away (Think and D.E.W. multimedia opportunity)
  • Diversity Education Week Conversation with the Multicultural Young Educator’s Network (College of Education)
  • Generations at Work – Lunch & Learn
  • WE WERE SEEDS
  • Rural Students as an Underrepresented Group/ Student Perspectives for Steps to Improve the Rural Education Pipeline
  • ***Annual Fall Diversity Dialogue: The Identity Compass
  • CHASS Panel Forum: Research and Underrepresented Populations
  • Dots vs. Feathers
  • More than Melanin: Addressing the -isms
  • Victoria Chan: Connecting the Dots
  • Experience Exchange- Sharing Personal Experience Across Different Faiths and Worldviews

Thursday:

  • ***Defamation ( 9:00 AM– Faculty/Staff; 7:00 PM– Students)
  • A Taste of Latin America @ Fountain Dining Hall
  • Approaching Diversity: Analyzing Intent vs. Impact
  • Language: The Forgotten Dimension of Diversity
  • Walk the Line
  • Taste of Africa

Friday:

  • Wear your NC State  I {heart} Diversity or Respect the Pack T-shirts
  • Fundamentals of Equal Opportunity
  • Applied Skills in Equal Opportunity
  • Promoting the Advancement of Students with Disabilities
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • What’s on the Table?

Students, Faculty and Staff attending these programs will have an opportunity to complete a program evaluation. Participants attending at least 2 programs (and completing online evaluations) will be entered into a drawing for prizes.  The program evaluation will be available from go.ncsu.edu/DEW

The coordination of Diversity Education Week is facilitated by the Office for Institutional Equity & Diversity and the Union Activities Board-Diversity Activities Board, in partnership with Student Government. These events are open to all NC State students, faculty and staff

Please contact Dr. Tracey Ray at Tracey_Ray@ncsu.edu or Garry Morgan at Garry_Morgan@ncsu.edu in the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity if you should have any questions.