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2015 Spring Programs

When: Wednesday, January 14th
Where: Multicultural Center, ASC Rm 234
Time: 12:30 – 2:30pm
Meet new friends! Enjoy light refreshments! Most importantly… learn about our programs and resources!
 
When: Wednesday, February 4th
Where: ASC Ballroom
Time: 1pm

Come celebrate the life and legacy of the honorable Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Join us in a day of celebration with Pastor James Lane who will build on the works and insights of Dr. King’s nonviolence philosophy and will share solutions to address the troubling issues of today. 
Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center with support from the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence

Hot Topics Part II

The Value of Black Life in an Obama Racial America

When: Wednesday, February 4th
Where: ASC Ballroom
Time: 7:30pm
Join us for an important discussion that examines the value of Black life in an extra-racial America in the theater of an Obama Presidency. Our aim is to explore the question of the value of Black life in America within the context of community and government response to violence. 
Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center


FILM SCREENING: "SELMA"

When: Monday, February 23rd
Where: ASC Theater
Time:  TWO SCREENINGS!!  5 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
Selma tells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. It shares his vision of how one dream can change the world. The 5 p.m. screening is followed by a panel discussion. 
Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center


CHINESE NEW YEAR 2015, YEAR OF THE GOAT

When: Wednesday, February 25th
Where: Engleman B121 A&B
Time:  12:00 pm

Come and enjoy traditional Chinese food, Chinese music and performance, paper-cutting, calligraphy, Mahjong and more! Sponsored by: SCSU Chinese Club, Multicultural Center,and Women’s Studies Department

BLACK HISTORY MONTH LUNCHEON

When: Thursday, February 26th
Where: Connecticut Hall
Time:  11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the essence of Black culture with delicious cuisine and live music from AFRICAN/CARIBBEAN PERFORMERS - CARIBBEAN VIBE STEEL BAND and CONROY WARREN (singer/songwriter, djembe drummer, & guitar artist) performing Black heritage, Negro spirituals and more. Sponsored by: Chartwells Dinning Services, Department of Residence Life and the Multicultural Center.

KINGIAN NON-VIOLENCE CONFLICT RECONCILATION  

When: Friday, March 6th @ 1-7pm   &  Saturday, March 7th @ 9am-4pm
Where: Engleman B121 A&B
This two-day workshop teaches the Six Principles of Kingian Nonviolence as well as the philosophy of nonviolent social change as applied to a broad spectrum of individual, group, institutional and systemic conflicts.  Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center and Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Presented by The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence 


UNCENSORED
  

When: Tuesday, March 10th
Where: ASC Ballroom
Time: 7:00 - 9:30 pm 
Spoken Word & Instrumentals  |  Please Dress to Impress  |  Hosted by Ashley Raymond
DJ Prodigy, Featured Entertainment, Open Mic and More!
Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center

 

WOMEN'S APPRECIATION CEREMONY 

CELEBRATING VISIONARY LEADERS ALONG WITH THE Z EXPERIENCE

When: Wednesday, March 25th
Where: ASC Ballroom
Time:  7:00 pm
Honoring SCSU Women and a Tribute to Sisterhood in memory of Zannette Lewis (1946 - 2009). Entertainment by Spoken Word Artists Ngoma Hill, Croilot Adames, Mind Evolution (Tracy Caldwell), & Frederick-Douglas Knowles. Sponsored by: SCSU Multicultural Center and Women's Studies Program. 


HERITAGE BALL: HOLLYWOOD, A RED CARPET AFFAIR

When: Thursday, March 26th
Where: ASC Ballroom
Time:  7:00 pm - 1:00 am
AWARDS CEREMONY - Prizes Awarded for Mr. & Mrs. Heritage Ball  •  DINNER WILL BE SERVED  • CULTURAL PERFORMANCES  •  ENTERTAINMENT  •  ALL ARE WELCOME
Brought to you by Southern’s Multicultural Organizations: African Student Association, Black Student Union, Multicultural Center, NAACP, Organization of Latin American Students, and West Indian Society.


HIDDEN KOLORS:
 A Celebration of African American Culture

When: Tuesday, March 31st
Where: Engleman C112 (Garner Recital Hall)
Time: 7:30 pm

A night of cultural entertainment, showcase of African American artifacts, & an informational about the Divine Nine. Keynote Speaker is Dr. Christopher Catching, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs. Sponsored by: Chartwells Dinning Services, Department of Residence Life and the Multicultural Center.

CULTURAL FEST

When: Wednesday, April 29th
Where: Academic Quad
Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm 
ETHNIC FOOD - A Taste of Caribbean, Soul Food, Mediterranean, Turkish, Asian, 
African, Latino Cuisine & More!
ARTS & CRAFTS - Henna, Water Marbling, & Calligraphy!
INFORMATION TABLE - Study Abroad, SCSU Multicultural Orgs & Turkish Cultural Center!