Programs & Events
Fall 2016 Events
Multicultural and International Reception
Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 @4:00pm – 6:00pm ASC Ballroom
Join the Multicultural Center and University Administrators as they welcome students and faculty to campus. This is an opportunity for new and returning faculty, staff and students (undergrad & graduate) to network, and be introduced to the diversity resources at Southern Connecticut State University. Don't miss this opportunity to connect and build bridges that can last for years!
Fiesta Latina 2016
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 @12:30PM ASC Patio
Join us as we kick off National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month with games, music and, light refreshments and performances from the Organization of Latin American Students. Sponsored by the Multicultural Center with support from the Organization of Latin American Students.
8th Annual Empowering Lives: Celebrating the Hispanic & Latino Culture
Monday, September 19th, 2016 @1:00PM ASC Ballroom
Join us as we celebrate Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month as guest speaker Juan Castillo from 94.3 WYBC who will talk about his experiences and challenges as a Latino and also the importance of staying involved in your community. Enjoy Latin dishes and live performances by SCSU students. Sponsored by the Multicultural Center with support from the Organization of Latin American Students.
Chinese Mid- Autumn Festival Celebration
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 @12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EN B121 A&B
Join the celebration of Chinese traditions. Learn about this cultural event, enjoy music, and try some moon cakes, Q & A and more. Sponsored by the SCSU Chinese Club and SCSU Multicultural Center
Just Gender: Film & Discussion
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 @7:00PM ASC 201
Just Gender tackles the all too often misunderstood world of transgender. The film explores the common myths and misunderstandings about transgendered people, as well as the confusion between sexual orientation and gender identity. Sponsored by the SAGE Center and the Multicultural Center.
Annual Expressions of Social Justice Talent Show Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 @7:30PM Join us as SCSU students perform poetry, songs, dances and take the opportunity to address some of the critical topics of diversity and social justice impacting our community that they’re most passionate about. Sponsored by the Multicultural Center.
Social Justice Retreat
Friday, November 18th-Sunday, November 20th Camp Woodstock, Woodstock, CT
The Southern Social Justice Weekend will give students the opportunity to address some of the critical topics of diversity and social justice impacting our community. Students will be able to engage in transformative discussions, build connections and alliance, and increase their self-awareness and identity. Application Required. For more information contact Dian Brown-Albert at email@example.com.
A Tribute to Paul Robeson
Friday, December 2nd @7:30PM Lyman Center
Paul Robeson was a world famous actor, singer, Civil Rights leader, the first professional concert singer in history to use Negro spirituals in his performances. Join us as we celebrate Paul Robeson with a one man play taking us into the life of Paul Robeson. Sponsored by the Multicultural Center.
CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
SCSU Multicultural Center
Adanti Student Center (ASC), Room 234