DIVERSITY DIALOGUE 4 ON JAN. 25
Participate in the virtual Diversity Dialogue on Tuesday, Jan. 25, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in a conversation about leadership with Georgia State's African American administrators, as well as with leaders in the Atlanta community and how they rose to their leadership roles.
THE BENNEKIN SYMPOSIUM, MAYS LECTURE AND THE HONORS COLLEGE FOUNDERS LECTURE THIS FEBRUARY
During Black History Month, in addition to the Groundbreaker Lecture of the Provost's Office, several of Georgia State's colleges are holding lectures and symposia with fascinating speakers covering a wide range of topics.
For more DEI events visit the events calendar on the DEI website here. For other events visits the Georgia State main calendar here.
If you have suggestions for additional diversity, equity, and inclusion related news stories, events, or observances to share with the Georgia State community, please complete the DEI events/news submission form here.
SPRING SEMESTER HOLIDAYS
Members of Georgia State's diverse university population celebrate holidays of different communities and faith traditions over the next few months, including but definitely not limited to Ash Wednesday (March 2), Orthodox and Coptic Lent (March 7-April 23), Ramadan (April 2-May 1), Passover (April 15-16), Easter (Western calendar, April 17), Orthodox and Coptic Easter (April 24) and Eid al-Fitr (May 2-3).
For more information about the wide range of religious and other holidays, click here to visit the DEI Resource Library, where you can find the Dean of Students' Cultures, Communities & Inclusion initiative's Cultural Awareness Guide. It has a very comprehensive list of holidays, celebrations, and observances.
You can also find other holiday and observance listings at the following links:
- Diversity Holidays
- External Interfaith Calendars
HIGHLIGHTED PROGRAMS FROM THE DIVERSITY DATABASE
|The mission of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) is to empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy. ALPFA at Georgia State provides access to mentors and role models through a series of corporate and strategic partnerships, as well as other programs. At Georgia State, this includes the ALPFA Latino Professionals Pipeline, and the Inspirational Role Model and Professional Role Model programs.|
CONTRIBUTE TO THE
The Diversity Database brings together diversity, equity and inclusion-related initiatives, programming and policy from across Georgia State into one searchable information hub. Contribute to the database or change your existing entry here. Learn more about how to use the database through the video tutorial below.
- The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking applicants for its 2022 High Performance Computing Summer Intership, a 10-week summer program where interns will perform research-level computational activities, and more. Deadline: Jan. 25
- The Center for the Advancement of Students and Alumni has a wealth of resources, with further information about summer research and other opportunities for students. Visit The CASA by clicking here.
FIND MORE OPPORTUNITIES
Visit https://dei.gsu.edu/opportunities/ for more workshops, fellowships, challenges, grants, and other information.
FROM THE RESOURCE LIBRARY
- Twenty & Odd: Exploring 400 years of the African American Experience (video) : At this Resource Library link, you can watch a short film from the National Park Service, where the innumerable contributions of African Americans to the foundation of the United States are recognized. “Twenty & Odd” serves as a visual tool to inform and highlight and to educate the nation as a whole about the trauma, resilience, and beauty of the African American experience in our country through the lens of sites stewarded by the National Park Service.
CONTRIBUTE TO THE RESOURCE LIBRARY
Visit https://dei.gsu.edu/resource-library/ to search for books, guides, manuals, policies, multimedia, maps, directories, and more. You can also suggest a resource to add to the library.