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Programming

Office of Diversity Initiatives; Max Roth Center; 570-408-7856 • Email

The Office of Diversity Initiatives develops and facilitates programming to educate our students for lifelong learning and success in a constantly evolving and multicultural world.

Upcoming Programs

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WELCOME TO OUR NEIGHBORHOOD SOCIAL
Thurs., Sept. 4, 5 - 7 p.m.
Savitz Lounge (Second Floor Henry Student Center)
Games, Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
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LGBTQA AWARENESS TRAINING
Tues., Sept. 9, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Savitz Lounge (Henry Student Center 2nd Floor)


LATIN CAFÉ
Weds., Sept. 17, 2 -4 p.m.
Savitz Lounge (Henry Student Center 2nd Floor)
Come join us in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.


RITMO
Thurs., Sept. 18, 6 p.m.
Henry Student Center Lounge
Come join ODI in Bachata,
Merengue and Salsa lessons


STUDY ABROAD FAIR
Tues., Sept. 30, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Henry Student Center Lounge


SUSQUEHANNA TO FREEDOM
Thurs., Oct. 2, 5 p.m.
Ballroom (Henry Student Center 2nd Floor)
A play that demonstrates the role the Susquehanna River played during in Underground Railroad Play written by Dr. Dorothy E. King.
Sponsored by Misericordia University and Wilkes University.


ALLY TRAINING FOR STUDENTS
Tues., Oct. 7, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Savitz Lounge (Henry Student Center 2nd Floor)


BRIDEGROOM
Weds., Oct. 14, 5 p.m.
Stark Learning Center Room 101
Meet the Director: SHANE BITNEY CRONE
Movie: Bridegroom - A Love Story. Unequaled.
In 2011 a devastating accident which took Tom’s life turned Shane’s world upside down. The movie was also listed as one of GLAAD’s “Most Inspiring Videos that Helped Push Equality Forward in 2012.” (Wolfman Production)
Q&A and Reception to follow film.


LGBTQA AWARENESS TRAINING
Thurs., Oct. 16, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Miller Room (Henry Student Center 2nd Floor)


ALLY TRAINING
Tues., Nov. 4, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Savitz Lounge (Henry Student Center 2nd Floor)


NIGHT ON THE TOWN
Weds., Nov. 12, 5 p.m.
Akeno Restaurant Night on the Town provides students the opportunity to experience a local area restaurant. The focus is on learning the history and customs of a cultural group through food and other activities. Seats available for 10 students
Must RSVP your seat with Erica Acosta: erica.acosta@ wilkes.edu


SMOKIN FISH
Thurs., Nov. 20, 5 p.m.
Location: TBA
Native American culture film shows the importance of family values, tradition and personal struggle.


For questions about any of the events, please contact:
Erica Acosta
Associate Director for Diversity Initiatives
Phone: 570-408-7856
Email: erica.acosta@wilkes.edu

 

Here are a few of our programs:
(Click here to view photos from previous events)

Welcome to Our Neighborhood Social: is a program to welcome freshman and transfer students to campus. Participants learn about diverse student groups and organizations at Wilkes. Food and drinks are provided.

ODI: Night on the Town provides students the opportunity to experience a local area restaurant. The focus is on learning the history and customs of a cultural group through food and other activities. | Photos

 



 

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