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Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/cultdiv/activities/

September

 

11 - Courageous Conversations: 7:30-9:00pm in TBD

-        Come and connect with other around various topics of conversation, relevant to current issues, racial dialogue, and social justice. Hosted by MSU faculty and offices of Institutional Diversity. For questions or more information, contact Kenneth Reid at kenneth.reid@mnsu.edu or 507-389-6207.

 

13 - Latino Affairs RSOs Meet & Greet: 2:00-4:30pm in MCC

-        Come and get connected to the RSO’s in the area of Latino Affairs. For questions or more information, contact Sergio Aguilar at sergio.aguilar@mnsu.edu or 507-389-1719.

 

18 - PEACE Practice: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-Welcome or welcome back to PEACE! Join us at our first practice of the semester.    New-to-PEACE students will get an idea of what we do, and current PEACE members will re-engage with this awesome peer theater!  For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

19 – Hispanic Heritage Month Kick Off/ Open Kitchen: 11:30am-1:00pm in MCC, CSU 269

-        Come and enjoy some lunch in our Multicultural Center to make some new friends and learn about cultural foods. Food is available until gone, so get here early! Hosted by Latino Affairs.

 

19 - How to Help a Friend: 4:00-6:00pm, Preska 126

-        “How to Help a Friend” is geared towards students who may have questions about sexual violence. It’s specifically a time for students to ask questions about how they can help or what happens if behavior gets reported, where to report, what the investigation process looks likes, what discipline and interim measures might look like, and similar questions. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

21-23 – Mahkato Wacipi: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Land of Memories Park in Mankato

-        Traditional Powwow hosted by the Mankato Powwow Association. Grand entries are: Friday 7pm, Saturday 1pm & 7pm, Sunday 1pm. $7 for a button, good for entire weekend. Food, dancing, music, and cultural celebration for American Indian people. For more information, please visit: http://mahkatowacipi.org/

 

25 - Conversation Circle: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        An opportunity to have open, important discussions on topics related to various issues within partner violence/relationship abuse. Hosted by the Violence Awareness & Response Program. Every conversation circle will end with a self-care activity. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

28-29 - Homecoming Weekend

-        More info to come - NASA will participate in float for parade

-        Institutional Diversity will lead the division with a walking banner - all areas and RSO’s will attend. Float participation will be determined by various departments/RSO’s.

-        Need to order ID branded giveaway with text program opt-in info

 

28 - Black Alumni & Student Meet and Greet: 5:00-7:00pm, Multicultural Center, CSU 269

-        More info to come. For questions or more information, contact Kenneth Reid at kenneth.reid@mnsu.edu or 507-389-6207.

 

October

 

2 - PEACE Practice: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        Peer theater education group practice! Join us as we learn about bystander intervention, victim-blaming and dismantling violent language. This interactive, social justice focused theater troupe practice is open to first-time attendees or returners, whether you have acted before or not! All are welcome. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

8 - Indigenous Day Celebration: 11:00am-1:00pm in Lincoln Lounge

-        Learn about why we celebrate Indigenous Day and what that means for American Indian people and other indigenous groups throughout the world. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Hosted by American Indian Affairs, the American Indigenous Studies program, and the Native American Student Association (NASA).

 

9 - Courageous Conversations: 7:30-9:00pm in TBD

-        Come and connect with other around various topics of conversation, relevant to current issues, racial dialogue, and social justice. Hosted by MSU faculty and offices of Institutional Diversity. For questions or more information, contact Kenneth Reid at kenneth.reid@mnsu.edu or 507-389-6207.

 

10 - LGBT Speaker Series: Robyn Ochs: 7:00pm in CSU 253/4/5

-        More information coming soon! For more information, contact David Gardner at david.gardner@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5131.

 

11 - National Coming Out Day Door: 11:00am-1:30pm in the CSU Mall

-        Celebrate National Coming Out Day with the LGBT Center. Take your picture and show support. For more information, contact David Gardner at david.gardner@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5131.

 

15 - Arte de Latino-America: 5:00-7:00pm in MCC, CSU 269

-        An exploration of the various and vibrant arts forms of Latin America. Students will engage in a hands-on workshop that will allow them to create a Latin inspired work of art on canvas. Hosted by Latino Affairs and Latino Wellness. For questions or more information, contact Sergio Aguilar at sergio.aguilar@mnsu.edu or 507-389-1719.

 

16 - Native American College Fair: 10:00am-2:00pm in Twin Cities

-        Tabling efforts for AIA recruitment

 

16 - PEACE Practice: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        Peer theater education group practice! Join us as we learn about bystander intervention, victim-blaming and dismantling violent language. This interactive, social justice focused theater troupe practice is open to first-time attendees or returners, whether you have acted before or not! All are welcome. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

 

17 – Open Kitchen: 11:30am-1:00pm in Multicultural Center, CSU 269

-        Come and enjoy some lunch in our Multicultural Center to make some new friends and learn about cultural foods. Food is available until gone, so get here early! Hosted by the International Center.

 

18 - Step Show: 7:00-9:00pm, CSU Ballroom

-        More information to come! For questions or more information, contact Kenneth Reid at kenneth.reid@mnsu.edu or 507-389-6207.

 

22 - African American Engineering Day: 10:00am-2:00pm, CSU Ballroom

-        More information to come! For questions or more information, contact Kenneth Reid at kenneth.reid@mnsu.edu or 507-389-6207.

 

22 - VARP Film Screening: TBD at 6:00-9:00pm in CSU 201

-        Film showing and discussion to follow. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

23 - LGBT Speaker Series: Dylan Marron: 7:00pm in Ostrander Auditorium

-        More information coming soon! For more information, contact David Gardner at david.gardner@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5131.

 

23 - Conversation Circle: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        An opportunity to have open, important discussions on topics related to various issues within partner violence/relationship abuse. Hosted by the Violence Awareness & Response Program. Every conversation circle will end with a self-care activity. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

 

24/25 - National College Fair: TBD in Twin Cities

 

26 - CADA Regional Conference: various times at Courtyard by Marriott

-        More information coming soon. Conference website at: http://www.cadamn.org/pages/41/CADAConference. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

26 – Latino Night: 5:00-11:00pm in CSU Ballroom

-        Semi-formal attire for event. More details coming soon. Hosted by Latino Affairs. For questions or more information, contact Sergio Aguilar at sergio.aguilar@mnsu.edu or 507-389-1719.

 

30 - PEACE Practice: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        Peer theater education group practice! Join us as we learn about bystander intervention, victim-blaming and dismantling violent language. This interactive, social justice focused theater troupe practice is open to first-time attendees or returners, whether you have acted before or not! All are welcome. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

 

31 - Dia de Los Muertos Workshop: 2:30-4:30pm in MCC, CSU 269

-        Workshop to commemorate the Day of the Dead. Students will be invited to bring pictures or keepsakes of their loved ones that have passed away. Students will create Papel Picado and decorate their own sugar skull while enjoying some authentic Pan de Muerto and Chocolate Caliente. Hosted by Latino Affairs. For questions or more information, contact Sergio Aguilar at sergio.aguilar@mnsu.edu or 507-389-1719.

 

November

1 – Native American Heritage Month Kickoff: 11:30a-1:00p in Multicultural Center, CSU 269

-        Come and join us for lunch and a celebration kicking off Native American Heritage Month. Get a list of all the events we will be hosting throughout the month and sign up to participate or help with anything we have going on! Hosted by American Indian Affairs and the Native American Student Association (NASA).

 

1 - Native Achievers Poster Series: Month long throughout MSU, Mankato campus

-        Keep an eye out for a celebration of our American Indian leaders, here on campus, and throughout Minnesota and all of Indian Country. These are the heroes we look up to and we want you know more about them!

-        #MMIW, Famous AI ppl, Not Your Mascot - display case

-        Cover/Remove Lincoln statue before or during month

 

2 - Latino Engineering and Academic Day: 9:00am-2:00pm, CSU Ballroom

-        More information to come! For questions or more information, contact Sergio Aguilar at sergio.aguilar@mnsu.edu or 507-389-1719.

 

3 - Somali Night: 6:00-10:00pm, CSU Ballroom

-        More info to come. For questions or more information, contact Kenneth Reid at kenneth.reid@mnsu.edu or 507-389-6207.

 

5 - Indigenous Film Showing: TBD from 5:00-7:00pm, Ostrander Auditorium

-        Film to be determined. Popcorn and candy will be provided until gone! Get there early to enjoy some snacks during the film. Short discussion/panel to follow film showing. Hosted by American Indian Affairs and American Indigenous Studies Program.

 

6 - Conversation Circle: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        An opportunity to have open, important discussions on topics related to various issues within partner violence/relationship abuse. Hosted by the Violence Awareness & Response Program. Every conversation circle will end with a self-care activity. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

 

7 - Latino Affairs RSO Activity: TBD

-        More information coming soon! For questions or more information, contact Sergio Aguilar at sergio.aguilar@mnsu.edu or 507-389-1719.

 

10 - Hmong Culture Day

-        Semi-formal attire for event. For tickets and to reserve your space with American Indian Affairs, please contact Megan Heutmaker at megan.heutmaker@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5230. Hosted by Asian American Affairs.

 

 

 

12 - American Indian Night: 6:00-8:00p in CSU Ballroom

-        Join us for an evening of celebration of American Indian culture and history. Dinner will be included with ticket purchase. For tickets and to reserve your space at this event, please contact, Megan Heutmaker at megan.heutmaker@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5230.

 

13 - Courageous Conversation Circle: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        An opportunity to have open, important discussions on topics related to various issues within partner violence/relationship abuse. Hosted by the Violence Awareness & Response Program and African American Affairs. Every conversation circle will end with a self-care activity. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

13 - PEACE Practice: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        Peer theater education group practice! Join us as we learn about bystander intervention, victim-blaming and dismantling violent language. This interactive, social justice focused theater troupe practice is open to first-time attendees or returners, whether you have acted before or not! All are welcome. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

 

14 – Open Kitchen: 11:30am-1:00pm in Multicultural Center, CSU 269

-        Come and enjoy some lunch in our Multicultural Center to make some new friends and learn about cultural foods. Food is available until gone, so get here early! Hosted by American Indian Affairs

 

14 - Fall Drag Show: 7:00pm in Ostrander Auditorium

-        Get your tickets to this fabulous show! Performers will be announced soon. For more information, contact David Gardner at david.gardner@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5131.

 

17 - World’s Got Talent: 5:00-9:00pm in CSU Ballroom

-        More info to come. Hosted by MCC and KC.

 

20 - Trans Day of Remembrance: Time TBD, Location TBD

-        More information coming soon! For more information, contact David Gardner at david.gardner@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5131.

 

20 - Latino Affairs RSO Activity: TBD

-        More information coming soon! For questions or more information, contact Sergio Aguilar at sergio.aguilar@mnsu.edu or 507-389-1719.

 

27 - PEACE Practice: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        Peer theater education group practice! Join us as we learn about bystander intervention, victim-blaming and dismantling violent language. This interactive, social justice focused theater troupe practice is open to first-time attendees or returners, whether you have acted before or not! All are welcome. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

 

27 - Posadas: 5:00-7:00pm in MCC, CSU 269

-        Hosted by Latino Affairs. More information coming soon! For questions or more information, contact Sergio Aguilar at sergio.aguilar@mnsu.edu or 507-389-1719.

 

28 - Dakota Panel: 2:00-4:00pm in CSU 253/4/5, Recp: 4:00-5:30pm in CSU 101

-        More information to come soon. If you have questions, please contact Megan Heutmaker at megan.heutmaker@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5230.

 

 

29 - Royalty/Etiquette Dinner: 6:00-8:00pm, CSU 253/4/5

-        More information coming soon! For questions or more information, contact Kenneth Reid at kenneth.reid@mnsu.edu or 507-389-6207.

 

30 – 48th Annual Diversity Dinner: 5:00-8:00pm in CSU Ballroom

-        Semi-formal attire for event. For tickets and to reserve your space with American Indian Affairs, please contact Megan Heutmaker at megan.heutmaker@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5230. Hosted by Institutional Diversity and Women’s Center.

 

December

3 – ID Graduation Celebration: 4:00-6:00pm in CSU 245

-        More information to come! Invited guests only. If you have any questions about this ceremony, please contact Megan Heutmaker at megan.heutmaker@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5230. Hosted by the Multicultural Center.

 

4 - PEACE Practice: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        Peer theater education group practice! Join us as we learn about bystander intervention, victim-blaming and dismantling violent language. This interactive, social justice focused theater troupe practice is open to first-time attendees or returners, whether you have acted before or not! All are welcome. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

 

4 - Final Stressbuster: Self-Care Event: Time TBD and location TBD

-        More information coming soon! For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

11 - Conversation Circle: 5:00-6:00pm, Women’s Center, CSU 218

-        An opportunity to have open, important discussions on topics related to various issues within partner violence/relationship abuse. Hosted by the Violence Awareness & Response Program. Every conversation circle will end with a self-care activity. For more information contact Laura Schultz at laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5127.

 

 

15 – Fall Graduation Ceremony: All day in Taylor Center

-        Don’t forget to apply for graduation! For more information about the ceremony and what to expect, visit: http://www.mnsu.edu/graduation/