April is Asian and Pacific Islander Month and The CME will host a First Friday event in celebration. Chinese artist, Xiaoting Wang, will perform multiple demonstrations and workshops on the art of Chinese calligraphy. The Middle East Dance Club will perform at 6 p.m. Attendees can try authentic cuisine, learn about different cultures through presented information, enjoy music provided by KULT, stike a pose in our photo booth and more. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
Center for Multicultural Education
The Center for Multicultural Education and Black Student Union will host a Black History Month Celebration and Skate Party. The event will include skating, crafts, food, information, upbeat music, photo booth and more. This is a '70s/'80s themed celebration.
Activities such as frosting cookies, painting a pot and visiting with friends will be offered as part of First Friday. Bring a donation, decorate a stocking and fill it to be sent to one of the many military members around the world. Learn about holidays and religions around the world. Relax, take a break from studying and celebrate the coming winter break
Socialize with friends and new acquaintances to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. The Dakota Access Pipeline will be highlighted with a discussion about actions for students to get involved. Food, activities and educational information will be provided.
Food, fun and activities. Come connect with others and learn about Hispanic culture.
The Center for Multicultural Education is sponsoring a trip to the Social Justice Leadership Summit at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. The CME will pay for travel and lodging accommodations. The purpose of the Social Justice Leadership Summit is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to encourage and lead social change
For registration information, contact Jackelin Rangel.
The Center for Multicultural Education will celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage month.
First Fridays brings together the UNI community to celebrate art, food and culture in an inclusive environment. Local diversity is celebrated at First Fridays and promotes the culture, talent and work of our community. Attendees are welcome to come and go as they please to engage in this unique cultural experience, meet other community members, and support local artists and organizations.
The Hispanic Latino Student Union will host their annual ball, Noche de Gala. There will be a photobooth, a dj, dinner, entertainment and a guest speaker. Everyone is welcome.
Enjoy three days of stress relievers in two locations:
Center for Multicultural Education: oxygen therapy bar, coloring, five minute massages (provided by Erin Norin of Barefoot Remedies, Wednesday only) and light refreshments.
Old Central Ballroom lobby, Maucker Union: dog therapy (Tuesday and Wednesday only between Veridian and Chats), walk the labyrinth, five minute hand and back massages, arts and crafts and more.
Co-sponsored Student Wellness Services, Center for Multicultural Education and Athletics
Join the CME in a collaborative event with International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) to celebrate Holidays Around the World. There will be games, prizes, a sample dish from Germany, cookie decorating, arts and crafts, and more. Fall semester graduates will be recognized and can bring their graduation cap to decorate it and show your pride.
First Fridays is a new component in the Center for Multicultural Education’s annual programming. First Fridays at the CME is modeled after the First Friday events held in more than 35 cities nationwide such as Chicago, San Antonio and Kansas City. On the first Friday of most months the CME will host a free immersive celebration of art, food, culture and community. The purpose of First Friday is to offer a regular social event for students to participate in cultural appreciation and community engagement, as well as to refocus the CME as a social and cultural hub for students.