Office of Multicultural Affairs

Fall 2011 Calendar of Events

Yard Show

  • Kreischer Courts (rain location: 101 Olscamp Hall)
  • Date:(Monday) 8/22/11Time: 5:30pm-9:00pm

Enjoy free food and some of BGSU's finest stepping. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity & Zeta Phi Beta Sororit.

  

BiG Stars Auditions Pt.1

  • Bowen Thompson Student Union Theatre
  • Date:(Tuesday) 8/23/11Time:7:00pm-9:00pm

Come audition for the BiG Stars Talent Showcase. Contestants will perform on Saturday, August 27. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and First Year Experience.

BiG Stars Auditions Pt.2

  • Bowen Thompson Student Union Theatre
  • Date: (Wednesday) 8/24/11 Time: 7:30pm-10:30pm

Come audition for the BiG Stars Talent Showcase. Contestants will perform on Saturday, August 27. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and First Year Experience.

BiG Stars Talent Show

  • Bowen Thompson Student Union Lenhart Ballroom
  • Date: (Saturday) 8/27/11 Times: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Come see what your fellow classmates are working with at the BiG Stars Talent Showcase. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and First Year Experience.

Big Gay Picnic

  • Bowen Thompson Student Union Lenhart Ballroom B
  • Date: (Thursday) 9/01/11 Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

LGBT Resource Center hosts a picnic for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally students, faculty and staff in the BGSU community. Anyone is welcome and encouraged to come and support others, meet new people and get to know our community together. Please come out and show your support.

NCBI Diversity Education Workshop Pt.1

  • Bowen Thompson Student Union Room 308
  • Date: (Monday) 9/12/11 Time: 9:00am-11:00am

This diversity training session is designed to educate, empower and build allies. Participants experience how they’ve been taught to think according to their identity groups. The workshop consists of activities which provide skills for bridging differences, building self-confidence and increasing cultural proficiency skills. This training teaches the soft skills that are valuable to any work or social environment. Diversity training teaches participants to understand each other and themselves, and development of good team leader and membership skills. 

Breakfast of Champions

  • Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom, Side A
  • Date: (Saturday) 9/17/11 Times:9:00am-11:00am

The Breakfast of Champions Program during fall semester recognizes students of color who have achieved academic excellence of 3.00 or greater from the previous semester. Scholars create memories by brining your camera!

NCBI Diversity Education Workshop Pt.2

  • Bowen Thompson Student Union Room 201
  • Date: (Wednesday) 9/28/11 Time: 9:00am-11:00am

This diversity training workshop is designed to educate, empower and build allies. Participants learn how people experience discrimination. The workshop consists of activities which provide self-confidence and increased cultural proficiency skills by learning how to effectively handle prejudicial remarks, jokes, and slurs. This training teaches the soft skills that are valuable to any work or social environment.

NCBI 3-Day Train the Trainer

  • Bowen Thompson Student Union Room 308)
  • Date: (Monday - Wednesday) 10/10/11-10/12/11 Time: 8:30am-4:00pm

Train the Trainer (three day workshop) – Here’s is an excellent professional development opportunity to increase your professional value to your current or future employer. In addition, you will be supporting BGSU to create a more inclusive campus environment. Learn to present the award winning Prejudice Reduction Workshop and the Controversial Issues Resolution Process when announced. This training opportunity is open to all faculty, staff, and students at Bowling Green State University. Enrollment is limited.

Coming Out Week

  • Date: (Sunday) 10/16/11 - (Sunday) 10/23/11

Coming Out Week is a weeklong series of events that promote LGBT awareness and celebrate the coming out process. Open to the campus community. 

Sunday October 16th 
-Event: Honoring Urging Empowering,Queer People of Color or H.U.E. 
    When: 5:00pm Where: BA Building Room 1002 

Monday October 17th 
-Event: Safe Zone Training Workshop Part 1. 
    When: 12:00pm to 1:00pm Where: BTSU 316 
-Event: "For the Bible Tells Me So" Film Viewing and Discussion. 
    When: 6:00pm Where: Gish Theater 

Tuesday October 18th 
-Event: Safe Zone Training Workshop Part 2. 
    When: 12:00pm to 1:00pm Where: BTSU 316 
-Event: Suicide Walk and Candle Light Vigil. 
    When: 8:30pm Where: Hanna Hall 107 

Wednesday October 19th 
-Event: It Gets Better Video. 
    When: 2:30pm to 4:30pm Where: BTSU 208 
-Event: FOCUS 
    When: 7:00pm Where: Starbucks BTSU 

Thursday October 20th 
-Event: LGBT Resource Center Open House (Food and Crafts). 
    When: 4:00pm to 6:00pm Where: LGBT Resource Center 
-Event: INTERSECTIONS: A Sexuality and Identity Support Group. 
    When: 5:30pm Where: LGBT Resource Center 
-Event: Women Who Love Women (WWLW) Discussion on Coming Out.
    When: 8:30pm Where: Education Building 363 

Friday October 21st 
-Event: It Gets Better Video Project. 
    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm Where: BTSU 315 

Saturday October 22nd 
-Event: WWLW Kickball Tournament. 
    When: 2:00pm Where: Band Practice Field (By Perry Field House) 
-Event: HUE Ball. 
    When: 8:00pm to midnight Where: Harshman Community Room.  

Along with these great programs, students organization like Vision, HUE, and Women Who Love Women, will also be sponsoring great activities during the week. Stay tuned for an exciting flyer detailing the week's events.

Latino Issues Conference -
"Latino's In America's Future"

  • Morning Sessions:
    Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom B 8:30am - 11:30am
    Afternoon Sessions:
    Multipurpose Room 12:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Date: (Wednesday) 10/26/11

The Latino Issues Conference offers a variety of speakers and workshop sessions that focus on the latino issues that are debated nationally. Open the campus community.

NCBI Diversity Education Workshop Pt.1

  • Bowen Thompson Student Union Room 308
  • Date: (Tuesday) 11/08/11 Time: 3:00am-5:00am

This diversity training session is designed to educate, empower and build allies. Participants experience how they’ve been taught to think according to their identity groups. The workshop consists of activities which provide skills for bridging differences, building self-confidence and increasing cultural proficiency skills. This training teaches the soft skills that are valuable to any work or social environment. Diversity training teaches participants to understand each other and themselves, and development of good team leader and membership skills. 

Gender Awareness

Tuesday November 15th 
-Event: Occupy Gender 
    When: 5:30pm Where: LGBT Resource 

Thursday November 17th 
-Event: Ain't I a Women? 
    When: 5:30pm Where: LGBT Resource 

Tuesday November 29th 
-Event: Two Spirits 
    When: 5:30pm Where: LGBT Resource 

NCBI Diversity Education Workshop Pt.2

  • Bowen Thompson Student Union Room 308
  • Date: (Thursday) 11/17/11 Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm

This diversity training workshop is designed to educate, empower and build allies. Participants learn how people experience discrimination. The workshop consists of activities which provide self-confidence and increased cultural proficiency skills by learning how to effectively handle prejudicial remarks, jokes, and slurs. This training teaches the soft skills that are valuable to any work or social environment.

Kwanzaa Celebration

  • Bowen Thompson Student Union Lenhart Grand Ballroom
  • Date: (Wednesday) 12/7/11 Times: 6:00pm-8:30pm
  • $5 Students, $10 All Others - Seats are Limited

Kwanzaa's cultural message focuses on the best of the African culture and reaffirms the dignity of the human person in community and culture. Come enjoy the live performances, music and dancing while learning the seven principles of Kwanzaa.