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OFFICE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Peace Pole Project

Where: Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Co-Sponsors: Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Student Engagement, Student Government Association, Student Involvement, The Ulrich Museum, Campus Ministry Connect, School of Art, Design and Creative Industries

A Peace Pole is a sculpture, usually six to seven ft. tall, that has the phrase, “May Peace Prevail on Earth,” places somewhere visible on the pole. The pole is placed in an area of historical or personal significance to remind a neighborhood, family, or community that they are advocates for world peace. Visit The Peace Pole Project website, www.peacepoleproject.org and peace-pole.com for more information. 

Dia De Los Muertos

11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Thursday, October 30
Rhatigan Student Center Fast Break Lounge

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Come and learn the history and traditions of Día de los Muertos.  Join us for traditional sweets, decorate sugar skulls and enjoy all the activities during the holiday. For more information contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at (316) 978-3034.

Diversity Week

November 3 - 7

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Words for Wellness: Procrastination

12 - 12:30 p.m., Monday, November 3
Rhatigan Student Center 142

Sponsored by Counseling and Testing Center
 

Culture Shock

12:30 - 1:45 p.m., Tuesday, November 4
Rhatigan Student Center 142

Sponsored by the Ambassadors for Diversity and Inclusion

Join the Ambassadors of the Office of Diversity Inclusion and view their film Culture Shock. This movie showcases the Ambassadors embracing religious foods. Come out and watch the reactions and the history behind the food they have indulged in!
 

Brown Bag Diversity Discussion:
Faith and Sex

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 5
Rhatigan Student Center 266

Cosponsored with Global Faith in Action

Join us as we discuss how faith and sex collide.  We will be looking at how different religions view sex.  Cosponsored with Global Faith in Action. The Brown Bag Diversity Discussions are held the first Wednesday of every month. Bring your lunch and an appetite for discussion. Brown Bags allow the WSU community an opportunity to dialogue about specific issues regarding multiculturalism and diversity. For more information contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at (316) 978-3034.

Thirsty Thursday: Native American History Month

11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Thursday, November 6
Rhatigan Student Center 208

Enjoy refreshments and snacks in your home away from home! Join us as we discuss and learn about National Native America History Month. For more information contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at (316) 978-3034.

Safe Zone LGBTQA Training

3 - 5 p.m., Thursday, November 6
Rhatigan Student Center 265

The Offices of Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion invite you to Safe Zone training. This training is a dynamic, interactive session that includes activities and discussion around inclusive language, the process of coming out, the power of the straight ally, understanding sexual identity, how to respond to homophobic/transphobic incidents, where to go for help and much more. The goal of Safe Zone training is to provide a welcoming environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally (LGBTQA) persons. Safe Zone establishes an identifiable network of supportive people who can provide support, information and a safe place for LGBTQA persons within the WSU campus community. By attending this training, individuals are committed to being a Safe Zone Ally in which bigotry and discrimination, specifically regarding LGBTQA persons, are not tolerated. Sign up for Safe Zone training online at wichita.edu/safezone. For more information contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at (316) 978-3034.

Interfaith Dinner Dialogues

6:30 - 8 p.m., Thursday, November 6
Shocker Hall Multipurpose Rooms

Cosponsored with Global Faith in Action