PRSSA and the ELLC will host a hands-on PR crisis simulation. This Student 2 Student event will provide hands-on experience and demonstrate PR responsibilities. Information about PRSSA will be available, including membership information.
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 Student Veterans Association will host several speakers to promote awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Speakers will be David Towle, Counseling Center; Jennifer Shuster, Cedar Rapids Vet Center; and a representative from Retrieving Freedom, an organization that trains service dogs to help people with PTSD.
The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host March Against Microaggressions, an opportunity to bring awareness of microaggressions on campus. There will be a viewing of a video created by UNI students, a presentation about microaggressions and engaging participants in meaningful conversation.
The UNI Counseling Center will hold anxiety screenings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m and 3 p.m. Screenings are free and open to students, faculty and staff. No registration is required. Participants will complete a questionnaire and meet privately with a counselor who will briefly discuss the results.
This week we honor the almost 4,000 students employed throughout campus.
The Film Appreciation Club will watch the 1975 Best Picture nominee "Dog Day Afternoon," starring Al Pacino.
The Campus Activities Board will host a screening of the movie "Sisters." Showings are at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
The Honors Student Advisory Board will host the inaugural Honors Olympics. Teams of four will compete in brain games and athletic competitions to be crowned the Honors Olympics gold medalists. Participants can sign up as an individual and be assigned to a team. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. on the Honors Cottage lawn and the event goes until 8 p.m.