WELCOME NEW & RETURNING STUDENTS!
Tabling at the Block Party
CROSS-CULTURAL CENTER UPDATES
| RESERVING A ROOM AT THE CROSS- CULTURAL
CENTER IS NOW ONLY A CLICK AWAY...
The Cross-Cultural Center has implemented a new online room reservation
system, found here! Start by creating a user account which can be done by
scrolling to the bottom of the page and under "My Accounts" clicking on "Create an
|AT THE CROSS-CULTURAL CENTER:
BIENVENIDA Cross-Cultural Center. Thurs, Sept 24. 5-8pm
Please join us for food, music, and fun at the 7th annual Bienvenida for Graduate Students of Color on Thursday, September 24 from 5-8pm at the Cross Cultural Center. The purpose of Bienvenida is to welcome incoming students and build community among students of color at UCSD.
FIRST FRIDAY Price
Center/Cross-Cultural Center. Fri, Sept 25. 11-2pm
Follow the candy lane to win prizes
and get to know the services, resources and involvement opportunities available
to students at Price Center. Enjoy the free carnival snacks and entertainment
along the way. Prizes! $350 toward winter quarter textbooks at the UCSD
Bookstore, lunch at Price Center, Movie Tickets, Loft Tickets, and more.
Free Snacks! Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Lemonade, Churros, Candy, Entertainment!
DJs, dance troupes, surf simulator, henna artist, caricaturist, and more.
Mural making! Design your own personal leaf for the UCSD Family Tree. Special
Deals! One-day only specials from select eateries throughout Price Center.
IN THE COMMUNITY:
- Q-CAMP LGBT RC. Wed, Sept 23. 9-1:30pm
Q Camp is our orientation to the UC San Diego Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender community for incoming students. Q Camp will help acquaint students with LGBTQI-specific organizations, help students make connections with continuing and other incoming students, allow students to get connected with resources on and off campus (including the LGBT Resource Center), and give students an opportunity to ask questions about UCSD LGBTQI life. For questions contact Jan Estrellado at 858-822-3493
- MEChA ORIENTATE Cross-Cultural Center. Wed, Sept 23. 11-1pm
- WOMEN'S FEST The Hump. Wed, Sept 23. 4-6pm
- CALIFORNIA NATIVE AMERICAN DAY International Center. Fri, Sept 25. 11:30-2pm See below for more info.
|LOVE & FORGIVENESS SERIES
Cross-Cultural Center Library. Consecutive Wed Sept 30 - Nov,
UCSD Cross-Cultural Center and the UCSD Faculty and Staff
Assistance Program (FSAP) are pleased to co-host a dynamic
thought-provoking discussions on the topics of love and
The 8-week series will begin on September 30, 2009
sponsored by: The Cross-Cultural Center, UJIMA,
Association, and Black Staff Association. All staff
and faculty are
welcome. This is not a counseling group
disclosure of personal information will not be required. For more
information, go to http://loveandforgive.org.
|DIVERSIFYING THE FACULTY FOR THE NEXT GENERATION: AN URGENT IMPERATIVE
|Daryl G. Smith Professor of Education and Psychology Claremont Graduate University
Cross-Cultural Center. Tues, Oct 6. 4pm
Dr. Smith has been a Co-PI on a major project for the James Irvine Foundation
to evaluate the impact of the Campus Diversity Initiative, a six-year $29 million
effort funded that involved 28 private colleges and universities in California to
increase access and success of historically underrepresented and low income
students and to build institutional capacity to develop and evaluate diversity
efforts. Dr. Smith as conducted research on faculty hiring including influential
articles such as Interrupting the Usual: Successful Strategies for Diversifying
with Turner, Osei-Kofi, Richards, 2004) andThe Revolving Door for
Underrepresented Minority Faculty in Higher Education.
|CALIFORNIA NATIVE AMERICAN DAY CELEBRATION
International Center. Fri, Sept 25. 11:30-2pm
Celebration Kickoff: "Nurturing the Seed"
California Native American Day was established as an official state
holiday in 1998. Today, all California schools recognize the fourth
Friday in September as the official Native American holiday. UCSD's
California Native American Day Celebration Committee promotes
events to enhance the relationship between San Diego's tribal
communities and UCSD students, staff, and faculty. All events are free
and open to the public. (Note: Parking fees are required on weekdays.)
The theme for this 4th annual series of events is "The Life-givers:
Honoring Language, Traditions and the Environment."
Balboa Park. Sun, Sept 27. 8am
Please join the "UCSD Communities" AIDS Walk Team on Sunday,
2009 in beautiful Balboa Park for the 20th annual AIDS
Walk San Diego 5K Walk and
10K USA Track & Field sanctioned Run. It
all begins at 8 AM. Since the walk is
September 27th, and it is also
the first week of classes. Two of the top 5 fundraisers
AIDS Walk San Diego are on team UCSD Communities! We are just a bit
more than $2,000 from meeting our team goal of ***$10,000*** Even if
walk, they can help our whole team with a team donation to
help us reach (and
exceed) our goal. Visit the team page and Join Today!
|DECOLONIZING IDENTITIES IN MENTAL HEALTH
University of San Diego: Warren Auditorium, SOLES. Mon,
Oct 5. 5:30-6:30pm
Larry Emerson is a visiting professor and consultant for Native American
Scholars and Collaborators at San Diego State University. Professor Emerson has
been an active lecturer and provided a wealth of services to urban foundations
and Indigenous Nations. Professor Emerson's research articulates:
"decolonized notions of Diné education" by describing "Diné
patterns of resistance to colonialism through the active engagement and
advocacy of Diné non-modern, traditional thought and identity."
Thurgood Marshall College- Peterson Hall. Wed, Oct 14. 12:00pm
This is an historic event insofar as public art on campus
has never before reflected the culture and history of our
community. Although this is a temporary installation, we can through our
dedication and esfuerzo make it permanent.
|LATINA SUCCESS - MUJERES CON EXITO CONFERENCE 2009
University of San Diego: Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice. Wed, Oct 14. 7:30-4:30pm
Empowerment is the solution to facing difficult economic times.
Latinas must be equipped with tools and information to survive and
succeed! MANA de San Diego is here to help. Come re-energize
and motivate yourself by learning from leading experts at the Latina
Success Conference! For more information, click here.
|CA NATIVE AMERICAN DAY CELEBRATION PARTNERSHIP FUNDING
Would you like to receive an additional $1,000 to help
your next program or event? If you are part of a UCSD
department or a faculty member and are holding an event
which is focused
on the Native American community, the
UCSD California Native American Day
Committee would like
to help fund your event! To
qualify for funding, you must hold
your event held no later than December 11th. Funding
Deadlines: October 1st (Round I) & November
1st (Round II)
For more information, please contact Carri Fierro
|PPIA JUNIOR SUMMER INSTITUTE Princeton University
Wilson School of Public and International Affairs is
pleased to announce that
the 2010 PPIA Junior Summer Institute
will be held at Princeton University from June 10 through July 30,
The goal of the PPIA Junior Summer Institute is to prepare
students for graduate
study and careers in public policy and
international affairs. The summer
institute provides a rigorous
training in policy analysis and serves as a
exciting careers in public service. The brochure is available
through our website at http://wws.princeton.edu/jsi/.