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Initiatives and Signature Events
The Center for Multicultural Engagement and Multicultural Programs (MP) is spearheading an effort to bring awareness to, and open up dialogue about, civility and social responsibility in response to recent local and national hate crimes and suicides.
During orientations students will have an opportunity to network with other students and the MP staff and color their Color Network shirts.
Latino/a Heritage Celebration
This event celebrates and educates attendees on the heritage of the Latino/a culture.
Come Out, Speak Out!
National Coming Out Day - Come Out, Speak Out! hosted with Spectrum is an engaging discussion for the campus community during Coming Out Day. Students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to express their gender identity and affirm their sexual identity in a safe and meaningful environment.
Native American Heritage Celebration
The annual Native American Heritage Celebration features a dream catcher workshop.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Dr. King is honored in a different and unique way each year. Past events have featured presentation of his most famous speeches and a day of service.
History Bee (Annual Dolphin Days Event)
Student groups compete to display their knowledge of different culture, community and history topics. Each year the culture community changes depending on which student group wins the previous year.
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week
Sexual Assault Awareness Week
The Clothesline Project was started by women in Massachusetts as a way to “air the dirty laundry” of sexual assault and give survivors a productive, artistic outlet for their anger and emotions. Previous year's t-shirts and new t-shirts designed by our students hang on clotheslines assembled at the Courtyard of the Student Union. Take Back the Night raises awareness about the issue of sexual violence, empowers survivors and lets it be known that violence of any kind will not be tolerated in our community.
Women’s Recognition Luncheon
The Women’s Recognition Luncheon honors women who foster the growth and development of our community through leadership, service and dedication.
Day of Silence
The National Day of Silence brings attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools.
Hosted with Kilusan Pilipino, the Filipino Festival features cultural song, dance and food.