Diversity Events 2018-19

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Fall 2018 Community Conversation Events

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 12 - 1:45 pm, Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC) Multi-Purpose Room
Community Conversation: Growing Together: Celebrating Equity & Inclusion on Campus

This Community Conversation will occur on Wednesday, September 5 from 12 pm to 1:45 pm. This event will be at the Brockport Downtown Campus (REOC). The speakers for the event will be Dr. Roosevelt Mareus, Dr. Tom Hernandez, Dr. Susan Stites-Doe and a special guest REOC alumnus. They will be addressing the social-economic, and educational challenges that students face, while discussing new resources available to students. Please join with us in our goal to continue growing as an equitable and inclusive community campus together.


Fall 2018 Diversity Events

September

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 12 - 1:45 pm, Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC) Multi-Purpose Room
Community Conversation: Growing Together: Celebrating Equity & Inclusion on Campus

This Community Conversation will occur on Wednesday, September 5 from 12 pm to 1:45 pm. This event will be at the Brockport Downtown Campus (REOC). The speakers for the event will be Dr. Roosevelt Mareus, Dr. Tom Hernandez, Dr. Susan Stites-Doe and a special guest REOC alumnus. They will be addressing the social-economic, and educational challenges that students face, while discussing new resources available to students. Please join with us in our goal to continue growing as an equitable and inclusive community campus together.

Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 7 pm and Monday, September 10, 2018 at 10 am, Seymour College Union, Room 119
Rosh Hashanah Service

This year Rosh Hashanah lasts from sundown Sunday, September 9 to sundown Tuesday, September 11. Services will be held on campus for students, faculty, staff, and their friends. All services will be held in room 119 in the Seymour College Union.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 3:30 - 5 pm, Tuttle North, Eagle's Lookout
Know Your Rights! Disability Rights for College Students

Presented by Matthew Fico. Interested? Please RSVP by September 10 to: Tina Frederick at (585) 238-2963 or fill out this form.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 12 - 1:30 pm, RochesterWorks!, 255 North Goodman Street
Work Incentives

Presented by Meghan Moore. Interested? Please RSVP by September 12 to: Tina Frederick at (585) 238-2963

Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 2 - 3 pm, Edwards 100B
Engaging Elders and Students in the Classroom: Strategies to Promote Intergenerational Learning

Lifelong learning is rapidly expanding at the College with more than 80 retirees auditing classes in 2017-18. This workshop will use survey results from faculty, students, and auditors to provide instructors with ways to promote intergenerational learning. A small panel of faculty and older adult auditors will also be present to share their perspectives. Register online.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 7 pm and Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 10 am, Seymour College Union, Room 119
Yom Kippur Service

This year Yom Kippur lasts from sundown Tuesday, September 18 to sundown Wednesday, September 19. Services will be held on campus for students, faculty, staff, and their friends. All services will be held in room 119 in the Seymour College Union.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 7 pm, McCue Auditorium, Liberal Arts Building
Ryan Chalmers

The Committee on Disability and Access is delighted to welcome Ryan Chalmers. Ryan Chalmers is a Paralympian and was the  first person in the US to push a wheelchair across the country. All faculty, staff, students, and members of the Brockport community are welcome!

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 10 - 11 am, 109 South Union Street 2nd Floor
Scam Free: Scam, Identity & Fraud Prevention - Education

Presented by Lifespan. Interested? Please RSVP by September 18 to: Tina Frederick at (585) 238-2963

Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 8 am - 8:30 pm, Various Locations
2018 Annual Diversity Conference "Building a Strategic Roadmap for Inclusive Excellence"

This year’s theme, “Building a Strategic Roadmap for Inclusive Excellence,” emphasizes the actions of Respect, Compassion and Open-mindedness to create a stronger and more positive learning, working and living environment for all Brockport students, faculty, staff (including Rochester Downtown Campus, REOC, Visual Studies Workshop campuses) and the community. We will explore important values that help us build and nurture our community through dialogue that addresses the challenges that face our society, as well as our growth in understanding and acting upon issues of diversity and inclusive excellence. Our goal is to encourage a positive climate on campus, within the community and the world through teaching, inspiring and helping others.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 10 - 11 am, 109 South Union Street 2nd Floor
Driven2Success: The "Cars for Work" Program

Presented by Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rochester. Interested? Please RSVP by September 19 to: Tina Frederick at (585) 238-2963

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 10 - 11 am, ACCES-VR 2nd Floor, 109 South Union Street
LawNY: Know Your Rights!

Interested? Please RSVP by September 24 to: Tina Frederick at (585) 238-2963

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 6 - 8 pm, Conkey Corner Park, 92 Conkey Ave
Celebrity Trike Fight

The most hilarious one mile bike tricycle bout in history. The annual celebrity trike fight fundraiser allows legends and locals to use their best "trike" skills to battle their opponents, for the great cause of helping kids pursue a happy and healthy lifestyle. Registration is open from August 10, 2018 - September 10, 2018. To register use this site. If you have any questions please contact Theresa Lou Bowick at (585) 730-0295.

Friday, September 28, 2018 from 12 - 4 pm, Seymour College Union Ballroom
Undergraduate Research & Internship Day

At this event, students and alumni will share the benefits and outcomes of internship & research experiences.

October

October 11-14, 2018: Thursday from 7 - 9 pm, Friday & Saturday from 9 am - 9 pm, Sunday from 9 am - 1 pm, The Clover Center, 1101 Clover Street
Liberation from Gender Oppression

A four-day experiential workshop designed to cultivate healing, respect, intimacy, and collaboration between genders. Facilitated by an international team, this workshop is open to people of all sexual orientations, ethnicities, and cultural and religious backgrounds.

Friday, October 26, 2018 from 9 am - 5 pm, Center for Disability Rights, 497 State Street
Peer Mentor Training

Are you a person with a disability who wants to use your personal experience to mentor and support others? Then this is the course for you! Please RSVP by October 19 to: Priya Penner or Andrea Austin at (585) 546-7510

November

December

Tuesday-Wednesday, December 18-19, 2018 from 1 - 5 pm, Center for Disability Rights, 497 State Street
Peer Mentor Training

Are you a person with a disability who wants to use your personal experience to mentor and support others? Then this is the course for you! Please RSVP by December 11 to: Priya Penner or Andrea Austin at (585) 546-7510


Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Trainings & Workshops

Dates and times coming soon.

Last Updated 9/10/18

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