Upcoming Events

Fall 2018: Diversity Trainings - Lunch Included

Friday 10/12: Dept. of Multicultural Services: A Multicultural Campus

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Thursday 10/25: Dept. of Disability Services: Facilitating Access

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Friday 11/9: Title IX: What is Title IX? Implications for Students, Faculty and Staff

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Thursday 11/29: Office of Public Partnership & Outreach: International Outreach

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Coming Out Week, October 8-12

National Coming Out Day is na annual LGBTQ+ awareness day in some parts of the world. National Coming Out Day is observed annually to celebrate coming out and to raise awareness of the LGBTQ+ community and civil rights movement. The following events will take place at Texas A&M for Coming Out Week. For more information contact the GLBT Resource Center.

Monday Oct. 8: "Closet Station: The effects of Being Out or Not in College" presentation and discussion from 12-1pm at MSC 2403. Hosted by Transcend.

Tuesday Oct. 9: "GLBT Resource Center Table from 12-2pm at the MSC 12th Man Hall

Wednesday Oct. 10: "Money, money, money: Beyond 78 Cents" Wage Gap presentation at 7pm at Rudder 301. Co-hosted by Feminism 4 Aggies and oSTEM

Celebrate National Coming Out Day with the GLBT Resource Center by coming to the resource table from 10am-12pm at the MSC 12th Man Hall

- Thursday Oct. 11: "Coming Out Monologues Writing Workshop from 5:30-6:30pm at MSC 2402.

Join Aggie Allies for Game Night at Perrine Winery from 6-8pm. Feel free to bring games and friends!

Friday Oct. 12: Celebrate the end of Coming Out Week with breakfast tacos and a movie marathon in the GLBT Resource Center starting at 9:30am

 

Aggie Ally Workshop

Individuals that identify as LGBTQ+ have historically, experienced systemic and personal marginalization. In addition to a lack of representation, individuals may perceive a campus climate as unsafe, exclusive, or openly hostile. When such conditions exist, not only is the integrity of a diverse campus community threatened, but the mission and values of a university to develop and grow students is challenged.

Allies include staff, faculty, and students at Texas A&M University who display an Ally placard outside their office or residence hall room upon completion of an Aggie Allies Workshop. This sign identifies them as individuals who are willing to provide a safe haven, a listening ear, and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer+ people or anyone dealing with sexual orientation issues.

While Aggie Allies workshops do not prepare participants to counsel LGBTQ+ individuals, it does provide participants with information and resources that will help eliminate myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes often associated with individuals who identify as LGBTQ+

Aggie Allies would like to announce the schedule for the Fall 2018 Allies Advance Workshops:

  • Wednesday, October 10 from 5:30-8:30pm in Evans Library 204A
  • Sunday, October 21 from 2:00-5:00pm in Evans Library 204A
  • Wednesday, November 7 from 5:30-8:30pm in Evans Library 204A
  • Sunday, November 11 from 2:00-5:00pm in Evans Library 204A

 

Fall 2018 Enhancing Diversity Seminar Series

 

The Office for Diversity announces a series of six sessions featuring Texas A&M students, faculty, and staff presenting their research to the community. Four of the sessions were presented at the   2018 National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) and two sessions are from the Diversity Matters SEED Grant Program recipients.

 

The 2018 Enhancing Diversity Seminar series is designed to engage the campus community in dialogue around sensitive topics and issues related to diversity, campus climate, equity, and inclusion. Because of the diversity in experience, motivation, and knowledge in the campus community, the Office for Diversity offers sessions for participants with a variety of skill levels and knowledge about diversity. Presentations are structured to encourage participants to engage in self-reflection and to interact with peers and the presenter(s).

 

Please check with your supervisor to determine whether any presentations count towards your specific training and professional development requirements. If you have any questions or issues with registration, please email diversity@tamu.edu or call (979) 458-2905.

 

This is a brown bag series, please feel free to bring your lunch. Refreshments will be provided.

1. Making Visible a Crisis of Representation -- Absence of Women of Color in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), October 24

- Location & Time: Rudder 601 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

 

- Registration: Registration for Texas A&M employees is available here. If you are not able to attend in person, register to LIVESTREAM.

2. Incorporating World Englishes Through Consciousness - Raising Activities into a Teacher Education Program, October 25

- Location & Time: Rudder 601 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

- Registration: Registration for Texas A&M employees is availablehere. If you are not able to attend in person, register to LIVESTREAM.

3. Latinx Mental Health -- Current Trends, Sociopolitical Factors, and Implications, October 31

- Location & Time: Rudder 601 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

- Registration: Registration for Texas A&M employees is available here. If you are not able to attend in person, register to LIVESTREAM

4. Muslim American Students at Texas A&M University, November 6

- Location & Time: Rudder 601 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

- Registration: Registration for Texas A&M employees is availablehereIf you are not able to attend in person, register to LIVESTREAM


5. Engineering a Forward - Thinking Approach to Cultural Competence and the Practice of Global Citizenship by Examining the Concept of Culture, November 8


- Location & Time: Rudder 601 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

- Registration: Registration for Texas A&M employees is availablehere. If you are not able to attend in person, register to LIVESTREAM.

6. How and Why Libraries can be a Hub for Diversity on Today's Campus, November 13


- Location & Time: Rudder 601 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

- Registration: Registration for Texas A&M employees is availablehere. If you are not able to attend in person, register to LIVESTREAM

October 9 , 2018: Last Day to Register to Vote for the Midterms Elections

A voter registratation table will be available at a table across from the Azimuth in Langford A from noon - 1pm  on Tuesday and Wednesday through Oct. 9.

November 6, 2018 General Election Ballot

October 23 & October 30 2018: Start Smart Salary Negotiations Workshop

Texas A&M University's Women's Resource Center, Career Center, and Money Education Center have partnered to bring American Association of University Women (AAUW) salary negotiation workshops to campus in order to educate students on how to negotiate for a fair salary after graduation.

1st Workshop (Oct. 23): 5:30pm - 8pm MSC 2401. Register Here

2nd Workshop (Oct. 30): 5:30pm - 8pm Conference Building #1 #0069 Student Services @ White Creek. Register Here

October 27, 2018: Brazos Valley Worldfest

Time and Place: 10am - 4pm @ Brazos County Expo Center, Bryan, Texas

October 27, 2018: Dia De Los Muertos Festival & Mexican Culture Institute - San Antonio

Time: 8am - 5pm

Gues Speaker: Dr. Jose Villalobos, Professor of Hispanic Studies

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November 18, 2018: Elect Her Aggie Women Win

Elect Her is a one-day training typically held in early to mid November. Campus administrators and students collaborate with Running Start staff to plan the trainings each year.

Any Texas A&M University faculty or staff member, former student, or Elect Her Alumnae may nominate female identified students for the Elect Her Conference.  If a nominated student accepts their nomination, they are automatically registered for the conference. Nominations will open on this website  on Monday, October 1st and are due on Friday, November 9.

All Texas A&M University students are welcomed to apply for admission into the Elect Her Conference.  Online registration will open on this site on Monday, October 1.  Paper applications can be dropped off at the Student Life 1 Building (#0070) at Student Services @ White Creek Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm with the exception of University holidays.  Applications can also be emailed to wrc@tamu.edu.  Applications are due no later than 3:00 pm on Tuesday, November 13.

November 27, 2018: Sacred Springs Powwow & The Blanton Museum of Art - Austin

Time: 8am - 5pm

Guest Speaker: TBA

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February 7, 2019: Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

Time and Place: 5:30pm @ Messina Hof Winery

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April 4, 2019: Mental Health in Stressful Times

Time and Place: 5:30pm @ Messina Hof Gallery, Bryan TX

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