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Welcome Back Block Party
Aug 19 9:00 PM - Northside Apartments

Celebrate a new year at the University of Texas at Dallas by participating in the 4th Annual Welcome Back Block Party!  All students are invited to attend the Welcome Back Block Party, which will take place later in the evening after the University Convocation & Welcome Back Bash. In addition, professional DJs, and university departments will be highlighted. The event also serves a two-fold purpose of bringing diverse students together and also reminding students to help stop sexual assault.

Volunteer here: http://signup.com/go/hqiKQjb


Diversity Poetry Jam
Aug 22 8:00 PM - SU 2.602

High energy spoken word and music performances by established and local artists. An inspirational showcase of talent and cultural diversity.

Featured Poet: Melania-Luisa Marte, Poet + Spoken Word Artist


Young Professionals: Open House Meeting
Aug 30 12:00 PM - SSA 14.245

General meeting for members and prospective members of the Young Professionals Employee Resource Group of UT Dallas.


Multicultural Center - Operation I Am: Black Student Leadership Weekend
Sep 07 5:00 PM - Faculty/Staff Dining Hall

Operation I Am is a fun-filled weekend for UTD students within the African American community to connect, compete and learn about services and resources on campus.


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Sep 11 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus.

This group is sponsored by the Multicultural Center and the Student Counseling Center, and we invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.

 


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Sep 11 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.

 


Young Professionals ERG: Elections Meeting
Sep 21 12:00 PM - SSA 14.245

Meeting for the members of the Young Professionals Employee Resource Group of UT Dallas.


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Sep 25 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.

 


Multicultural Center - Mulitracial Mixer
Sep 26 5:00 AM - Gaming Wall

The event will allow multiracial students and allies to meet and interact with other students on campus that are also multiracial and learn about all the services that the Multicultural Center offers.

 


Multicultural Center - Latinx Student Success Network
Sep 27 11:30 AM - SSA 14.244

Bi-monthly meeting for the faculty and staff members of the Latinx Student Success Network members, sponsored by the Multicultural Center.


Multicultural Center - VOICES: Hispanic Student Leadership Weekend
Oct 05 5:00 PM - Faculty/Staff Dining Hall

VOICES is a student success program offered by the Multicultural Center and is designed for all Latinx students who attend UT Dallas. Attendees will get better acclimated to UTD, join our vibrant Latino student community and become better connected to campus resources.


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Oct 09 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.

 


Multicultural Center - Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Oct 11 7:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Hispanic Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans. The event usually consists of cultural performances, authentic cuisine, and a keynote speaker.


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Oct 23 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.

 


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Nov 13 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.

 


Multicultural Center - Native American Heritage Celebration
Nov 15 7:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Native American Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of Native Americans. The event showcases various performances of Native American tribes.


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Nov 27 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.

 


Multicultural Center - Latinx Student Success Network
Nov 29 11:30 AM - SSA 14.244

Bi-monthly meeting for the faculty and staff members of the Latinx Student Success Network members, sponsored by the Multicultural Center.


Multicultural Center - Latinx Student Success Network
Nov 29 11:30 AM - SSA 14.245

Bi-monthly meeting for the faculty and staff members of the Latinx Student Success Network members, sponsored by the Multicultural Center.


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Dec 04 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.

 


Multicultural Center - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast
Jan 24 8:30 AM - Galaxy Rooms

The Celebration Breakfast is a staple event for the Multicultural Center and the university. The program serves honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s and his accomplishments to the Civil Rights movement. A breakfast buffet is served to all attendees.


Multicultural Center - The Big Dinner: African-American Heritage Celebration
Feb 28 4:30 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Big Dinner: African American Heritage Celebration


Multicultural Center - European Heritage Celebration
Mar 06 7:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The European Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of European Americans. The event showcases authentic European cuisine, music, art and a keynote speaker who focuses on European history and culture. It is held in the Galaxy Rooms.


Multicultural Center - Asian Heritage Celebration
Apr 10 7:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Asian Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of Asian Americans. The event showcases authentic Asian cuisine, music and performances. It has been a staple of the event to bring in a nationally recognized speaker for the event. They normally speak on the intersection of leadership and culture.


Multicultural Center - Diversity Scholarship Banquet
Apr 19 6:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

This end of year event is a celebration to recognize the academic achievements, campus involvement, and leadership excellence of Diversity Scholarship recipients.


Multicultural Center - Hispanic Leadership Banquet
Apr 20 6:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

Recognition of Hispanic student organizations, leaders and academic achievers.


Multicultural Center - Harambee Dinner & Awards
Apr 21 6:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

This end of year event is collaborative celebration among several of the African American student organizations and the Multicultural Center. It serves as an opportunity to collectively recognize the academic achievements, campus involvement, and leadership excellence of our African American students. Harambee also features a special ceremony to acknowledge all participating graduating seniors.


Multicultural Center - Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Apr 26 12:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Cinco de Mayo Celebration includes about Cinco de Mayo, the Los Reyes de Dallas Mariachi Band (featured on Fox 4’s Good Morning show) and cultural foods from Mexico. These foods include (aguas frescas (fresh fruit drinks), elotes, paletas (popsicles), tamales, etc.).


Multicultural Center - Juneteenth Celebration
Jun 15 5:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom for all Americans and marks the anniversary of the slaves of Texas receiving the news of the Emancipation Proclamation being signed by Abraham Lincoln.