Diversity Week

April 7 – April 13

Take a picture at any diversity week event and use #albrightdiversity to be entered into a raffle to win a prize!

 

Diversity photo

Sunday, April 7

12:00 PM

In front of masters hall

Free t-shirts * limited supplies*

Annual diversity week kick off photo taken by prof. John Pankratz.

Sponsor: The Office of Multicultural Affairs

 

Tye-dye diversity

Sunday, April 7

1:00 PM

Following diversity photo

Free t-shirts *limited supplies*

After the annual photo, we will be tye-dying shirts that will help you learn about yourself and others!

Sponsor: The Office of Multicultural Affairs

 

Math in the Business World through the Eyes of Actuaries

Monday, April 8

5:30 PM

Klein Lecture Hall

Experience Event

Join Justin Bauer and Michelle Cramer from Andesa Services for a glimpse into the daily life of an actuary. They will take you on a journey to understand the process of becoming an actuary, give you a peak into some different types of actuarial models and help to paint a picture of how mathematics can be applied in the world of business. Following the presentation, Michelle and Justin would be happy to answer any additional questions that you might have.

Sponsor: The Math Club

 

Mending Masculinity

Monday, April 8

7:00 PM

Main Lounge

Experience Event

Mending Masculinity is a collaborative spoken word tour featuring Kavi Ade & Vision. Through performance poetry, generative writing workshops, and critical dialogue the duo utilizes their separate lenses (as a transgender queer person and as a cisgender heterosexual person) to cultivate a conversation that encompasses all forms of masculinity, the performance of gender, and the inherent toxicity of gendered binaries in a patriarchal world.

Sponsor: The Office of Multicultural Affairs

 

“Your Diverstory”

Monday, April 8

4:00-6:00PM

Writing Center (First Floor Admin/Library Building)

Description: Drop by for fun writing and art activities and world-inspired snacks! We will have music, an open art table, haiku and identity-poem writing stations, and more!

Sponsor: Writing Center

 

Quilting Together Our Differences and Celebrating Diversity

Monday April 8, 2019

4:00-6:00 PM

CCSL-Fireside

Help CITE-C start a new Diversity Week tradition making quilt blocks that reflect how our campus’ diversity makes us who we are!  No sewing required. Students, Staff and Faculty are all welcome!  Pizza and snacks will be served.

Sponsor: Council for an Inclusive, Thriving, and Equitable Community (CITE-C)

 

Now You Know

Tuesday, April 9

5:00 PM

Klein Lecture Hall

Experience Event

This event is a screening of the short film, “Now You Know” co-wrote and co-directed by Alma Felix, Albright Student, and Esther Verkouw. The film highlights the dangers of lead poisoning and the children who are permanently affected by it, while providing information on the health issue as well as preventative measures. The film will be followed by a panel discussion of faculty members, including Hillary Aquino. The event will end with a reception where attendees can have free discourse and interact with the panelist and directors of the film.

Sponsor: Alma Felix 19’

 

Open Mic & Water Ice with AAS

Tuesday, April 9th

7:00–9:00PM

Sylvan Pond

Water ice at the pond where there will be performance and an open mic night. The water Ice is free.

Sponsor: African American Society

 

Diversity Dinner

Wednesday, April 10

5:00 PM

Dining hall

The MCA office will be hosting its annual diversity dinner highlighting the Irish culture, in a cultural setting where students are able to learn about the country, culture and more.

Sponsor: The Office of Multicultural Affairs

 

Therapy Dogs

Thursday, April 11

3:30-5:30 PM

Schumo Atrium

Sponsor: Student Accessibility & Advocacy

 

 

Pride+ Festival

Friday, April 12th

4:00-7:00 PM

CFA Mezzanine

There will be games, discussion, trivia, education and opportunities to join together to learn about the LGBTQ community and the diversity that comes along with it.

There will be informational opportunities that will also provide free prizes revolving around the LGBTQ community.

Sponsor: Pride+

 

S.O.C.A.A. Pool Party

Friday, April 12

6:00-10:00 PM

Schumo Center Indoor Pool

Ticket $3 in Advance – $5 at the door

Join S.O.C.A.A. with a fun pool party.

Sponsor: Students of Caribbean & African Association

 

Movie Trip: Little

Friday, April 12

6:00 PM

AMC Fairgrounds

$5 Deposit to reserve your seat

Jordan is a take-no-prisoners mogul who torments her long-suffering assistant and employees on a daily basis. She soon faces an unexpected threat to her personal life and career when she magically transforms into a 13-year-old version of herself.

Sponsor: The Office of Multicultural Affairs

 

 

Meet & Greet the Albright Society of Black Alumni

Saturday, April 13

12:00-2:00 PM

Alumni Hall, Faculty Lounge

The Society of Black Alumni invites current students to meet members of the newly formed affinity group for black alumni. Please join these alumni for an informal networking event and panel discussion about their time on campus, overcoming personal and professional obstacles, life after Albright, and more. Panelist include Tiffenia Archie Ph.D, ’92, Justin Armstrong ’18, The Hon. Tonya Butler ’93, Andre Ezeugwu ’10 and Ebony Richardson ’13.

Sponsor: Alumni & Donor Engagement

 

Pride Flag Ceremony

Saturday, April 13

White Chapel Grass area

3:00 PM

Join Albright College, CITE-C,  Pride+,  and the LGBTQ+ community in the hanging of the Pride flag on Albright’s campus. Everyone is invited to take part in this celebratory event!