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Martin Luther King Celebration 2022

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Marting Luther King Program and Activities 2022

2022 MLK Program

January, 17, 2022 

Opening: Henry Evans, Associate Director of Equity and Inclusion

National Anthem-Video Presentation

Welcome:  Stacey Gibson, Director of Office of Equity and Inclusion

Remarks: Kevin Satterlee, President of Idaho State University

Music Video:  Lift Every Voice and Sing

Keynote:  Kaia Rhodes, 2021 Graduate and Former ISU Bengal Volleyball Player

Video Presentation: The Beloved Community

Musical Selection: “Glory” by Common and John Legend

Video Presentation: We Must Work

Closing Remarks: Henry Evans, Associate Director of the Office of Equity and Inclusion

Location: Idaho State University Youtube Channel, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2nvxQmWunDx1IdQC-kXjMQ

 

Week of Service and Reflection

January 17-January 28

In honor of the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., The ISU Diversity Resource Center is partnering with Dean of Students Office and Bengal Service Corps to collect needed items to donate to the Southeast Idaho Behavioral Crisis Center, a local non-profit agency. Most of their clients are homeless and leave with only the items that are provided by the crisis center.

They are in need of the following items:
1. Paper plates, plastic utensils, napkins, paper coffee cups, coffee filters

  1. Clothing (New)
  2. Plain t-shirts, sweat pants, socks, underwear, towels
  1. Bedding (New)
  2. Twin size bottom and top sheets, pillow cases, pillows, blankets

Donation Bins will be located in the Student Union Building by the Campus Connection Desk, In the Rendezvous near the Diversity Resource Center and in Reed's Gym."

 

Wednesday January 19 Thursday January20

The ISU Diversity Resource Center is partnering with the Bengal Theater to show “A Night in Miami.”

Showtime both nights is at 7p.m.

Ticket Prices:

Students: Free

Faculty and Staff 2.00.

Children under 12: 2.00

General Public 3:00

 

Thursday, January 20. 2022

Presentation: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A Legacy of Service Continued

Presenter: Kenneth Monroe, President of the Pocatello Chapter of the NAACP

Time: 12-1 p.m.

Register online 

 

 

2021 Fall Events

Diversity Resource Center Office Hours for the Fall semester of 2021

National Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote Speaker

In celebration of the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, the Diversity Resource Center is pleased to announce that the National Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote Speaker is  Shayla Rivera.

Shayla Rivera is an aerospace engineer and former rocket scientist with NASA turned salesperson, corporate trainer, and now international keynote speaker, TEDx presenter, TV and radio host, emcee/host, comedienne, actor, writer, producer, seminar facilitator, panel moderator, and, as of 2017, Director of the ENGR[x] program and Professor of Practice with the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.

However, none of these labels tells you much about her. She best describes herself as a spiritually irreverent Mystic and Awareness Expert, or what many would call a Renaissance Woman.

Shayla Rivera's bio can be found here, Shayla Rivera Bio

This event is free to all ISU students, staff, faculty, and community members.

If you'd like to help us bring more speakers like Shayla to our campus, you help us do so by donating here.  

 

National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, 2021

 
The Diversity Resource Center is pleased to support National Hispanic Heritage Month. Join us in celebrating the cultures, histories, and accomplishments of Americans of Hispanic or Latino ancestry. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in discussions and activities. 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

 SAVE THE DATES FOR OUR GUEST SPEAKER, PRESENTATIONS, AND DISCUSSIONS.

September 15 - October 15

 

 Diversity Week

Save the date for events, presentations, and discussions.

October 25 - October 29

Diversity Resource Center (DRC)

Understanding, Engaging, Celebrating

Schedule of Events for Fall Semester of 2021

 

Event: Roar with us at Bengal’s Dry Bar Happy Hour

Time: 4 pm – 6 pm

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Location: Bengal Café – PSUB

 

Event: “Let’s Dance ISU”

Time: 6 pm - 8 pm

Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Location: Quad Amphitheater – rain site Ballroom, PSUB

Music – DJ

 

Event: T-Shirt Tie-Dyeing  

Time: 11 am - 1 pm

Date: Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Located: Cadet field – Concrete Area

Food: drinks and snacks

Location: Cadet Field – Concrete Area

 

Event: “It’s On Us” – pledge to end sexual assault on campus

Time: 11 am - 1 pm

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Location: Cadet Field – Concrete Area

 

Event: Canvas Painting

Time: 11 am -1 pm

Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Location: Rendezvous Suite – A, B, and C

 

DRC and GRC Open Office 

Time: 2 pm – 4 pm

Date: September 29, 2021

Location: DRC and GRC Office

Free, Cocoa, Coffee, Tea, Water, Cookies, and music

 

 

National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 – October 15

 

Event: Breaking the Traditional Mold: The Dichotomy of Merging Cultures

Time: 11:30 am – 1 pm

Date: Monday, September 20, 2021

Location: Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event: History of the controversial word and how to pronounce it: Latinx, Hispanics, Latinos, Latinas, Chicanas, Chicanos, Mexican-American? What’s in a Name?

Time: 11: 30 am – 1 pm

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Location: Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event: Panel Discussion: Advancing Latino Women in The Workplace

Time: 11: 30 am – 2 pm

Date: Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Location: Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event: Panel Discussion: Students’ Life Through The Hispanic Lens

Time: 11: 30 am – 1 pm

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2021

Location: Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event: Poetry or Hispanic literature reading, Music and Traditional Dance - Halo Club members and the Latina Sorority members

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

Date: Friday, October 15, 2021

Location: Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Diversity Week Celebration

October 25-28, 2021

Event: Panel Discussion: Student Experience

Time: 11 am – 1 pm

Date: Monday, October 25, 2021      

Location: Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event: The Art of Academic Advising in Multicultural World: The Need to be culturally aware when advising students with diverse backgrounds

Time: 12 pm – 1:30 pm

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Location: Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event: The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Students' Mental Health and Learning Strategies: What are some of the challenges, burdens, and opportunities?

Time: 11:30 am – 1 pm

Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Location: Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event: Student Panel Discussion:

What roles do students club play to promote inclusivity on campus?

Time: 11: 30 am 1 pm

Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021

Location: Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event:  Rockstar (2001) Bollywood Movie

Time: 5 pm and 7:30 pm

Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021

Location: Bengal Theater

Sponsored by: Bengal Theater

Event: Brown Bag - Diwali - Festival of Light Celebration

Date: Thursday, November 9, 2021

Location: Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129 – Subject to change.

 

Event: Brown Bag – Thanksgiving Presentation

Time: 12 – 1 pm

Date: Tuesday, November 16 – 27, 2021

Location: DRC – Diversity Resource Center – Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event: Game Day – “Keep It Real”

Time: 10 am – 2 pm

Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Location: Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event: Pause For Paws

Time: 10 am to 1 pm

Date: December 7, 2021

Location: Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

Event: Quiet Study Area

Time: All Days of Final Week

Date: December 13 – 17, 2021

Location: Rendezvous Building Room No. 129

 

For more information about the DRC events and programming, please visit our website, Facebook page, or contact:

Abdul Khalil Azizi– International Scholar Advisor and Multicultural Program Specialist at azizabdu@isu.edu or 208-282-3142

DRC web page

https://www.isu.edu/drc/

Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/diversity.cen

 

 

 

International and Out-of-State Student Mixer

Hispanic (Latin X) Heritage Month

Diversity Resource Center Open House

Association of Black Professionals Meet and Greet Social 

Diversity Week

 

Human Trafficking Conference

 Are you a student club or organization in need of space for a meeting or project? 
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Spring 2021 Semester Presenters

 
 
The Diversity Resource Center at Idaho State University wishes everyone a Happy Nowruz! 
 
Nowruz, which is the celebration of the Persian New Year, promotes the values of peace and solidarity between generations and within families, the United Nations says. "It’s a time of reconciliation and neighborliness, contributing to cultural diversity and friendship among peoples and different communities.”  March 21 was officially recognized in 2010 as International Nowruz Day by the United Nations at the request of countries including Afghanistan, Albania, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkey, and Turkmenistan. But its reach is even wider.  According to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, "More than 300 million people worldwide celebrate Nowruz – and have celebrated it for more than 3,000 years – from the Balkans to the Black Sea Basin to Central Asia to the Middle East and elsewhere." But it is also celebrated in many other countries, including in the United States of America."

We invite you to join us in this virtual celebration to learn more about the celebration of Nowruz, its history, culture, and traditions.

Topic: Nowruz: Celebration of Persian New Year
Speaker: Dr. Omid Heidari, Visiting Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Time: March 16, 12-1 pm
Virtual: Zoom Link - Meeting ID 841 5506 0904 - Password: 917316
 
 
  
 
The Diversity Resource Center is partnering with the Idaho State University Dental Hygiene Clinic to provide the following presentation tomorrow:
 
Topic: Our Diverse Smiles
Speaker: Jadyn Parkinson
Date: March 2, 12-1pm
Virtual: Zoom Link - Meeting ID: 860 7311 6701
 
Jordyn will present and talk about oral hygiene and the importance of oral health during the Covid 19 pandemic. She will also talk about ISU dental hygiene program here at ISU and its resources.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Diversity Resource Center at Idaho State University is inviting you to please join us in our Brown Bag discussion series next week. Please see the event details below:
 
Topic: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in The Higher Education
Speaker: Dr. Ne'Shaun Borden, Assistant Professor, University Counseling Program
Co-facilitator: Seneka Arrington, Doctoral student in the CES Program 
Time and Date: Tuesday, February 16, 12-1 pm
Location: Virtual - Zoom Link - Passcode: 522352
 
We request everyone in this email to please forward and share this email and information with your students, colleagues, and ISU friends.
 
We are looking forward to seeing you all next week at this virtual event then.