Fall 2019 Diversity Events

Are you planning a diversity-related event? Contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion  to have your event advertised on our event calendar.

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September 6, 2019, 10 am
Diversity Abroad: Passport Tour

The Diversity Abroad Passport Tour is a nationwide campus-based initiative designed to introduce study abroad resources and opportunities to students, particularly those from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.

There will be two main events open to all students. The first event will be an information in the table from 10-11:30 am in the Seymour Union Fireside Lounge. The second event will be a presentation in Seymour Union, Room 119 from 1-2 pm titled "Why You Should Study Abroad". Students can come to both events to learn about studying abroad and the different resources available to them. Contact Amy Aiezza with questions. The program is hosted by the The Center for Global Education and Engagement.

September 16, 3:30 - 5 pm
Multicultural Mixer

For students, faculty, and staff of color and allies. Sponsored by faculty and Staff of Color Interest Group, Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and BASC. The Multicultural is an opportunity for all of our students to meet with faculty members who are willing to help them succeed. Contact Claudette Brown-Smythe at cbrownsm@brockport.edu with questions. 

September 18, 2019, 5-9 pm
Brockport Night Out

Join us in the Campus Mall (Seymour Union Lounge, rain location) to get safety & awareness information & learn more about violence prevention. All Brockport community members welcome! Food, music, games & giveaways. Hosted by: Men of Color, University Police, & Brockport Police Department.


October 3-5, 2019, Nazareth College & St. John Fisher College
NAAAS Regional Conference

The National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates (NAAAS) invites you to submit proposals for its 2019 Regional Conference that takes place from October 3-5, 2019. The conference is co-hosted by Nazareth College and St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY.

The theme of the conference is Creating Racial Equity in the 21st Century. NAAAS welcomes proposals on a broad range of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics that center the African, African-American, Latinx, Native American/ Indigenous Peoples, and Asian/APIA experiences across and including the following disciplines: literature, history, politics, economics, education, health care, fine arts, religion, social sciences, business, digital media and beyond. The conference committee is particularly interested in the following topics: restorative justice, implicit bias, gender identity, gentrification and environmental justice, outmigration-immigration, and other applicable issues. Presentations by community organizations and independent scholars are encouraged.

Presenter(s) Fee Schedule: $160 professional (college/university); $140 professional (community); $75 graduate students; $50 undergraduate students

Attendance Only Fee Schedule: $50 faculty, staff, & community members; $20 undergraduate and graduate students

Proposal Submission: 

Proposals should not exceed two pages and must include the following:

  • Session format
  • Presenter name, session title, institution name, professional title and email address of lead presenter
  • Sent as a Microsoft Word attachment to naaasconference@naaas.org 
  • Deadline is June 1, 2019

Session Formats:

  • Individual Research Presentations 30 mins
  • Research or Policy Panels 60 mins
  • Workshop or Facilitated Discussions 60 mins
  • Student Poster Sessions 120 mins
  • Other Student Sessions 60 mins

October 17, 2019, 8 am - 8:30 pm
19th Annual Diversity Conference

This year's theme is "Creating and Sustaining an Inclusive Community". Learn more about the conference 



Last Updated 9/12/19

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