Events and Announcements

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REAL TALK CALENDAR

RECIPIENT OF THE INDIVIDUAL DIVERSITY ADVOCATE FOR WOMEN IN GAMES

Congratulations to Dr. JC Lau on being name a 2022 recipient of the Individual Diversity Advocate for Women in Games. Women in Games is an organization that advocates for the equity for women in esports and the gaming industry.  Dr. Lau is a 2007 alum of WMU with a MA in Philosophy.

 

PAST EVENTS

REAL TALK WITH SHERRI GAGNON

GET FOCUSED - THE SUMMIT

REAL TALK WITH MRS. JOMIL BELL

TitleChoosing Joy: A Radical Alternative to Burnout.
 
Description: Do you ever feel like you are in a race with no finish line? Running as fast as you can to reach a goal that seems to keep moving? And the more you grow, the more you realize how unsatisfied and exhausted you really are? In this Real Talk, we’ll explore what it means to be successful as a BIPOC professional in America. Jomil Bell will tell the story of how she redefined and reclaimed joy on her own terms.
 
CEO and founder of Hive Over Matter, LLC. and creator of the Autonomous Connectivity Relationship Framework (TM), Jomil provides executive project management, leadership, and DEIB training that drives connectivity and helps women in leadership to avoid burnout.
 
Date & Time: Tuesday, September 27th, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (virtual)
Webex meeting link: https://wmich.webex.com/wmich/j.php?MTID=m7a8ac60c9418a072a9cd663017703310
Meeting Number: 2622 866 9292
Meeting password: S8jjCEjXX25
 
 
 

Diversity Education Calendar of Events

For more information about Diversity Education Training, please visit: https://wmich.edu/diversity/about/units/diversity-education

REAL TALK WITH MR. ANTHONY PEREZ

Anthony Perez is a first-generation Hispanic college graduate from San Antonio, Texas. Having been raised within the Hispanic community he strived to do better for himself, his family, and the community. Anthony graduated from a small private school in San Antonio, Texas before moving to Cedar Falls, Iowa where he would earn his bachelor’s degree. In 2017, Anthony joined the Bronco family as a graduate student in the Educational Leadership: Higher Education and Student Affairs program and as a Graduate Assistant Hall Director for Davis Hall. During his time at WMU he has been in Housing and Residence Life, the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences, as well as Admissions. Anthony now serves as the Assistant Director of Admissions for Multicultural Recruitment and Outreach. He has a passion for helping students navigate the college search process, advocate for support programs and services to assist in the success of students from historically underrepresented groups, and increase access to higher education.

Topic: Owning My Identities, Own My Space

Date & Time: Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 10:00 AM

Location: Multicultural Center, Trimpe Building

 For more information, please visit: https://wmich.edu/diversity/about/units/diversity-education

 

Multicultural meet and greet 2022

The multicultural Meet and Greet is an orientation that encourages a sense
of belonging for students of color at WMU and in the greater Kalamazoo 
community. The event intends to increase retention and graduation rates
for WMU students of color through coordinated efforts and college and 
community collaboration.
 
Why you should attend Multicultural Meet & Greet event?
  • Develop connections
  • Drive Change
  • Meet RSOs
  • Learn from faculty
  • Explore multicultural cuisine
  • Swag giveaways!
Location: Second floor, Bernhard Center
Date & Time: Monday, September 19, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
 

CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE FALL 2020

Click the link below to view the fall 2020 virtual celebration.

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COMMUNITIES IN COLLABORATIONS: ACADEMIC (6/20/20)

 

Video of Communities in Collaboration

COMMUNITIES IN COLLABORATIONS: STUDENT AFFAIRS (6/27/20)

 

Video of Communities in Collaboration

COMMUNITIES IN COLLABORATIONS: PUBLIC SAFETY

 Live Streamed on July 11, 2020, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. via YouTube. This will be a dialogue between students from WMU and KVCC and public safety officers from both campuses to discuss the issues of racial inequities regarding policing, especially of Black students. 

Join Us at the Link Below

Video of Communities in Collaboration

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Multicultural meet and greet 2021

Click the links below to watch the Multicultural Meet and Greet 2021 gallery.

YouTube

Flickr 

Diversity education events

Click here to get more information about the events hosted by the Office of Diversity Education. 

RESOURCES

If you are struggling to have consistent Wi-Fi access please go to the WMU Help Hub which has a list of resources for free to low-cost internet service at home. 

Also, PCs for people are another resource that provides low-cost computers and internet service to families based on income. You can find more information HERE.
 

SELF-CARE Events

If you are anxious about current events, here are some resources available to you:

  • Call Counseling Services at (269)387-1850 for an appointment.
  • Download the WellTrack App at your smartphone app store.
  • See other resources we've compiled here
  • Sign up for a webinar here

WHAT YOU CAN DO?

  • Establish a relaxation routine
  • Take care of your physical health

 

Anti-Racism Reading List

The following pdf has a list of 20 Anti-Racism Books.

Anti-Racism Reading List