Mastering Abstract Ideas Through Service-Learning – Feb. 23

CI faculty are invited to attend a Service-Learning workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 10:30 a.m. to Noon in Sage Hall, Room 2030.

Facilitated by Richard Cone, a recognized leader in the service-learning movement, this faculty workshop is designed to explore how a reflective process can be built into the curriculum of a course and why doing so must be done with careful intentionality. The workshop, presented by the Center for Community Engagement, will be highly collaborative and practical.

For additional information contact Pilar Pacheco, Managing Director, Center for Community Engagement, at 805-437-8851 or

African American Achievement Award Luncheon – Feb. 26

Intercultural Services is hosting their 4th annual African American Achievement Awards luncheon on Friday, Feb. 26, Noon - 2 p.m. in the Grand Salon. The award ceremony recognizes individuals who have made a substantial difference in their respective fields and have worked to better the community. This year’s honorees will be awarded under the following categories: Education, Healthcare, Civic Engagement, Social Justice, Athletics, Humanitarian, and Arts & Entertainment.

Students who attend this event will have the opportunity to network with former award recipients and present awardees.

Event details for the African American Achievement Award Luncheon are available here. (PDF, 454KB)

For additional information contact Motoko Kitazumi, Intercultural Services Coordinator, at 805-437-3243 or

SAFE and Brave on Campus – March 3

Safe on CampusCI faculty, staff, administrators, and student leaders are encouraged to attend SAFE and Brave on Campus training on Thursday, March 3 from 2-5 p.m. in Sage Hall, Room 2030.

SAFE on Campus is a program sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Engagement and seeks to reduce homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism at CI. Through education, advocacy, and experiential learning contributes to building a campus climate that is safe, empowering and accepting of all University community members.

Please RSVP here.

For additional information contact Mike McCormack, Coordinator of Community Programs, at 805-437-3513 or

DREAMers Ally Workshop – March 4

On Friday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Petit Salon, the Center for Multicultural Engagement will host a workshop on how we can serve better our undocumented students. Faculty, staff, administrators, and student leaders are encouraged to attend as representatives from CSU Fullerton, CSULA, and CSUN will share their expertise and discuss the issue.

For additional information contact Sofia Samatar, Faculty Director, Center for Multicultural Engagement, at 805-4367-3870 or

Women's Recognition Luncheon – March 8

Each year, Intercultural Services hosts a Women’s Recognition Luncheon to honor individuals who foster the growth and development of our community through leadership, service and dedication. In doing so, it’s our hope to make a difference towards gender equality and encourage a climate of advocacy.

The Women’s Recognition Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, March 8 in Grand Salon from Noon – 2 p.m. Our keynote speaker is Jenna Tosh, CEO of Planned Parenthood to address the current social climate about reproductive rights. The overall goal of the luncheon is to inform students and empower them to vote in the upcoming election.

We encourage you to nominate a member of the community who has promoted equality and the advancement of women. You can submit your nomination by Monday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. through the following link:

The luncheon is open to the campus community. Please RSVP at to guarantee your seat. Full details are available here.

March 8 is also International Woman’s Day, to learn more please go to: and

For additional information contact Motoko Kitazumi, Intercultural Services Coordinator at 805-437-3243 or

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