Posts Tagged ‘diversity’

IU East to impact community through participation in President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

Wednesday, August 3rd

Indiana University East was selected to participate in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, an initiative inviting institutions of higher education to commit to interfaith cooperation and community service programming on campus. The initiative is to build understanding among diverse communities and contribute to the common good.

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IU East Celebration for MLK Jr.

Wednesday, January 13th

Indiana University East will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, in the Whitewater Hall Lobby. The event will feature speaker Phyllis Boanes, professor of history and past director of the African and African American Studies Program at Earlham College.

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IU East plans events to celebrate Native American Heritage Month

Tuesday, November 17th

The Office of Multicultural Affairs will host two events in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.

The events are free and open to the public.

Flutist Bud EagleWolf will perform at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, in Vivian Auditorium. He has eight flutes that he uses in his performance. He will also talk about his music, his family, and his Native American heritage.

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Swamp Gravy provides lessons in diversity, community

Thursday, November 5th

Indiana University East is bringing the production Swamp Gravy to Vivian Auditorium on November 7, 2009. The play, the official folk play of the state of Georgia, is a collection of personal stories from the community shared on stage.

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IU East News and Notes

Monday, November 17th

ADA conferences being held at IU East
IU East is one of seven state-wide sites to host all 12 sessions of the ADA Audio conference this year. The conferences will be held the third Tuesday of each month in Whitewater Hall, room 119. The November Audio Conference, “Everything You Need to Know about the Enforcement of the ADA but Were Afraid to Ask,” will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18.

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MLK Multicultural and Diversity Enhancement Award recipient announced

Friday, January 18th

Mardi BergenMardi Bergen, Indiana University East communication and theatre senior lecturer, received the 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural and Diversity Enhancement Award Thursday, January 17. Bergen received the award during the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at IU East.

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MLK Jr. Celebration at IU East to be held January 17

Thursday, January 10th

William H. WigginsIndiana University East is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, January 17. The event will feature speaker William H. Wiggins Jr., professor emeritus of African American and African Diaspora Studies and Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University.

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Understanding Latino diversity topic of community discussion

Wednesday, September 19th

Lillian Casillas, the director of La Casa located on the Indiana University Bloomington campus, will visit Indiana University East on Monday, September 24 as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Casillas will speak with area Latino youth and their parents on diversity in the Latino/a culture as well as the importance of a college education. The event is in partnership with Amigos, the Richmond Latino center.

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