Weekly Newsletter - September 10, 2014
Students of Color of Rackham Newsletter
September 10, 2014
Check out our upcoming events and announcements!
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Upcoming SCOR Events
SCOR Happy Hour - September 19 @ 6:00PM
SAVE THE DATE: SCOR Diversity and Social Justice Symposium - March 27-28, 2015
Upcoming events on campus:
Queer Graduate Students of Color Ice-Cream Social - September 10 @ 3:00PM
PHSAD General Body Meeting - September 11 @ 5:30PM
GEO Welcome Back Event - September 12 @ 7:00PM
Inclusive Language Campaign Kick-off Event - September 15 @ 10:00AM
Latin@ Social Work Coalition Heritage Month Kickoff Event - September 15 @12:00PM
SHPE General Body Meeting - September 17 @ 5:00PM
SMES-G & SHPE Welcome Back BBQ - September 21 @ 3:00PM
Latin@ Social Work Coalition Harvest of Empire Screening - September 22 @ 6:00PM
MUSES Welcome Dinner - September 22 @ 6:30PM
SMES-G Happy Hour - September 26 @ 6:00PM
AMS Orientation - September 29 @ 6:00PM
Rackham Professional Development Workshops -
Core Skills: Presentation Skills September 23 @ 10:00AM
Strategies for Finding International Internships September 25 @ 6:00PM
GalleryDAAS presents “And Endlessly, I Create Myself”
BCG Info Session
Eastern Michigan University EQUALITY SPEAKS Lecture Series with Dr. Marc Lamont Hill
SCOR Happy Hour
Join SCOR for the first Cocktail Hour of the school year!
We'll have drink specials and FREE FOOD
Date: Friday September 19, 2014
Time: 6 - 8 PM
Location: Sava’s (216 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104)
RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/780724321958541/
Queer Graduate Students of Color Ice-Cream Social
PHSAD General Body Meeting
Join the Public Health Students of African Descent (PHSAD) for their general body meeting on Thursday, September 11, at 5:30pm in the School of Public Health, Room 1655.
GEO Welcome Back Event
Dear GEO Members,
Please join us this Friday, Sept 12 for our annual Welcome Back Party. Hang out with and get to know other GEO members as we kick off the 2014-15 academic year!
WHERE: The Neutral Zone (310 E. Washington, Ann Arbor)
WHEN: 7-10pm (Start your Friday off right!)
WHAT: FREE BEER, MUSICS, SNACKS, PARTY TIME!
See you at the Neutral Zone!!
Inclusive Language Kick-off Campaign
Latin@ Social Work Coalition Heritage Month Kick-off Event
Join the Latin@ Social Work Coalition for the Latin@ Heritage Month Kickoff Event on Monday, September 15 at 12:00PM in the School of Social Work building.
SHPE General Body Meeting
SMES-G General Body Meeting
The Society of Minority Engineers and Scientists (SMES-G) invite you all to join them for their general body meeting on Thursday, September 18 at 5:00PM in the Dow Building Room 1006 on North Campus. There will be Free Food!
SMES-G & SHPE Welcome Back BBQ
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and Society of Minority Engineers and Scientists (SMES-G) will host their Welcome Back BBQ on Sunday, September 21 at 3:00PM at the Island Drive Gazebo!
Latin@ Social Work Coalition Harvest of Empire Screening
The Latin@ Social Work Coalition invites everyone to join them for the screening of the documentary Harvest of Empire on Monday, September 22, at 6:00pm in the School of Social Work.
MUSES Welcome Dinner
The Movement of Under-represented Sisters in Engineering and Science (MUSES) would like to invite all women of color across campus (and those who support them) to our Welcome Dinner!
This event will take place on Monday, September 22, at 6:30pm in the Johnson Rooms, Lurie Engineering Center on North Campus. It is a time to reconnect, meet and welcome incoming sisters, and talk about how we can support each other over the coming year.
For any questions, contact Jasmine Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
SMES-G Happy Hour
The Society of Minority Engineers and Scientists (SMES-G) invite you all to join them for their Happy Hour at Buffalo Wild Wings on State Street, Friday, September 26 at 6:00PM
The Association of Multicultural Scientists invites you to learn more about their organization during their Orientation on Monday, September 29 at 6:00PM on the 7th floor of the Neuroscience Hospital!
Rackham Professional Development Workshops
Core Skills: Introduction to Presentation Skills
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Common Room, Lower Level, Rackham Building
Facilitator: Aisha Langford. Postdoctoral Fellow, VA Health Services Research and Development Service
This workshop is an introduction to the fundamentals of effective presentation skills from an experienced Ph.D. and Postdoc. Gain tips and strategies for presenting in a variety of settings. Learn tactics you can apply directly after the workshop to upcoming presentations you are preparing.
Pre-registration is required at https://secure.rackham.umich.edu/Events/wssel.php.
Graduate Student Strategies for Finding International Internships: Panel Presentation
Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: Assembly Hall, 4th floor, Rackham Building
Hear from U-M graduate/professional school students about their successful strategies for finding, applying to and funding overseas internships – either through formal programs or self-found opportunities. The strategies communicated will be applicable to students in all fields. This session co-sponsored by the International Center and Rackham and is a part of the U-M International Career Pathways series.
Pre-registration helpful but not required at https://secure.rackham.umich.edu/Events/wssel.php.
BCG Info Session
Eastern Michigan University EQUALITY SPEAKS Lecture Series
When: Wednesday, September 17 at 7:00PM
Where: Student Center Audiotorium
Dr. Hill is one of the nation’s most dynamic speakers addressing racial, social and cultural injustices. At EMU Dr. Hill will speak to issues that often affect underrepresented and economically marginalized students from succeeding in college.
Equality Speaks is a speaker and presentation series showcasing underrepresented esteemed academics and artists. The series, supported with funds from the King Chavez Parks (KCP) Visiting Professor program and EMU's Graduate School, provides EMU students, faculty and staff an opportunity to engage with national thought leaders on pressing social issues, timely research topics, and artistic movements about, for and with underrepresented peoples..Our first Equality Speaks presenter is the nationally renown Dr. Marc Lamont Hill.
This event is free and open to the public.
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