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Diversity Calendar of Events

Spring 2020

Event Date and Time Details

Nursing Nest

 

Building 2, Room 2103

Monday - Friday

 

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Women's Center has a Nursing Nest where mothers can breastfeed or express milk during their time on campus. It is a private, secure space that includes power outlets for your personal pumps and a plush recliner for comfort and relaxation. The Nursing Nest is located in the Women's Center.

Friday Lounge: Diverse Together

 

Building 2, Room 1400

February 21

 

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join the Women's Center and the Interfaith Center's Better Together Team as they discuss what religious diversity looks like on campus and how meaningful connections across differences are made.

Swoop Latin Dance

 

Wellness Complex, Room Mind, Body, Soul

February 24

 

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Beginners and pros welcome! Join Latin American Student Union (LASO) and come learn salsa, merengue, bachata, and other interesting moves!

Women's History Month Kickoff

 

Outside Building 2

March 2

 

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Give some sweet treats and DIY cards to fellow feminists who have inspired you at the Women's Center's first event of Women's History Month!

Black Student Union (BSU) General Body Meeting

 

Building 58W, Suite 3703

March 2

 

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Get the inside scoop on March events and updates on the BSU organization. Find your way out of the $DollarTrap with this fun and informative game by activist Nubian Roberts, from the New Florida Majority.

Women Leaders in STEM Conference

March 3

 

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hosted by the Center for the Advancement of Women in Engineering and the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction. Registration required.

Women's History Month Luncheon

 

Building 58W, Suite 3703

March 4

 

12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Recognize the winners of the Susan B. Anthony Award and the Women's History Month Scholarship at the annual luncheon! The keynote speaker is Andrea Mercado, the Executive Director of New Florida Majority and the New Florida Majority Education Fund. Tickets are on sale at https://tinyurl.com/vxxvq8e; FREE student tickets are available at the box office.

Q&A with Andrea Mercado

 

Building 2, Suite 2100

March 4

 

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Unable to make it to the Women's History Luncheon? Come meet the Women's History keynote speaker, Andrea Mercado, for a Q&A in the Women's Center Lounge.

OneJax Community Conversations

 

Topic:The Democracy Narrative: Politics and the Press

 

Nate Monroe, City Hall Columnist, Florida Times-Union

 

UNF's Hicks Hall Building 53 - 2nd Floor Lobby

March 4

 

6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

Registration required, space is limited. Community Conversations provide you with an opportunity to meet interesting people, engage in civil discourse and build connections with members of the community who care about an issue or have a professional interest in resolving that issue. Community Conversations aim to expand individual networks to explore shared interests, continue the dialogue, and/or work toward change. When you exit a Community Conversation, our goal is to have you walk away feeling connected to your neighbors, inspired to act and motivated to keep learning.

Chew on This: Faith & Feminism

 

Building 2, Suite 1400

March 5

 

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Feminism looks different in different faith traditions. Enjoy a meal with the Interfaith Center as they examine feminism through the lens of three separate faiths as part of 2020's Women's History Month.

Science Cafe featuring Dr. Curtis Phills

 

Thomas G. Carpenter Library (12/2102A)

March 6

 

noon - 1 p.m.

Learn more about the "Changing the Internal Mental Representation of Social Groups."

Friday Lounge: It's a Pleasure to Meet you! The Sex-ed You Didn't Get Growing Up

 

Building 58W, Suite 3805

March 6

 

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Guest presenter Professor Sex will discuss the real, science centered, pleasure-based sex-ed you deserve! Visit the DDI Events page for more info.

Cocoa & Consent

 

The Green

March 9

 

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Asking for consent can be fun and sexy. It is also the starting point for having great sex. Grab a cup of cocoa and let's talk consent on the Green. Check out the DDI Events page for more info

SAID Jack Box Games

 

Building 2, Suite 1400

March 9

 

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Chill out and play some Jack Box games with the SAID leaders and e-board members!

Purim Celebration

 

Building 2, Suite 1400

March 9

 

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Chag Purim Sameach! Celebrate the holiday of Purim over light, kosher refreshments with the Jewish Student Union at UNF.

International Women's Day: Why not a Woman President?

 

Building 58W, 3703AB

March 11

 

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Grab lunch with the Women's Center and celebrate International Women's Day with a panel discussion featuring local femme presidents and leaders.

Meet and Greet: ASIA

 

Building 58W, Suite 3805

March 11

 

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Meet some of UNF's student leaders and learn about the Asian interest clubs on campus! Come get a sneak peak into their signature event, Road to Asia! Check out the DDI Events page for more info

Wild N' Out

 

Building 58W, Suite 2704

March 13

 

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Need a laugh? Lose your sides in orbit at the BSU's annual Wild N'Out show, full of hilarious skits and performances sure to give you an uproariously good time!

General Body Meeting - CANCELLED 

 

Building 58W, Suite 3703A

March 23

 

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Learn about Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and get involved in all of ASIA's upcoming programs!

General Body Meeting - CANCELLED 

 

Building 58W, Suite 3804

March 23

 

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Want to learn more about LASO's upcoming events? Find out here! Join our Around Latin America planning committee and get a free shirt!

Connections/QUEST Mixer- CANCELLED 

 

Building 2, Suite 1400

March 24

 

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Participants of the Connections Student Mentoring Program and the QUEST Program will come together for a fun-filled evening of activities! Sponsored by the Intercultural Center for Peace (ICP)

Coffee & Conversation: La religion y familia, conversacion en espanol - CANCELLED 

 

Building 2, Suite 1400

March 25

 

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Bienvenidos a todos! Queremos invitarlos a nuestro primer Coffee and Conversation en español. Welcome to our first event hosted in Spanish! Explore how our families impact our belief systems in Spanish-speaking communities. Sponsored by the Interfaith Center (IF)

Around Latin America - CANCELLED 

 

Building 58W, Suite 3703

March 25

 

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Have you always wanted to travel around Latin America? Well, now you can. No ticket or passport needed! Prepare for a night of dancing, music, and food at LASO's biggest event of the semester.

Stories of Women of Color in the U.S. - CANCELLED 

 

Building 58W, Suite 2704

March 26

 

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

A panel of women of color will share their inspiring, all-American stories with attendees. Check out the DDI Events page for more info

Friday Lounge: HerStory - Stories of Family History - CANCELLED 

 

Building 2, Suite 2100

March 27

 

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Share stories about the memorable sheroes in your life! Check out the DDI Events page for more info

Latin American Student Union (LASO) Swoop Latin Dance - CANCELLED 

 

UNF Wellness Center, Mind, Body, Soul Fitness Room

March 27

 

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Beginners and pros welcome! Let LASO move your feet with salsa, merengue, bachata and other fun Latin dances.

Brunch with BSU - CANCELLED 

 

Building 58W, Suite 3703

March 28

 

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Enjoy a buffet of delicious breakfast food and socialize with Drs. Rudy Jameson and Irvin PeDro Cohen, who will present on the topic of being an educated Black student and how to achieve promising career goals. Check out the DDI Events page for more info

SAID Olympics - CANCELLED

 

Coxwell Amphitheatre

March 28

 

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Bring your competitive spirit to SAIDs friendly Olympic-style sports competition. Join a team and participate in events such as basketball, egg racing, and more!

Let's Talk About it: Party Allegiance and Voting - CANCELLED 

 

Building 2, Suite 2100

March 31

 

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Share your thoughts and opinions as DDI discusses partisanship and its role in voting throughout history.

Let the Conversation Begin (keynote & round tables) - CANCELLED 

Talon Room in Osprey Commons, 4th Floor above the Osprey Cafe, Building 16 
April 7
Noon - 2 p.m. 
Coggin College of Business is inviting all students at UNF to participate in a student curated event that fosters meaningful dialogue across our differences. Darnell Smith, a prominent business leader, will discuss the social responsibility of businesses and UNF students will discuss the challenges and opportunities of inclusive citizenship.Registration is required.

Lavender Graduation

 

Student Union Auditorium

April 16

 

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

The keynote speaker will be UNF Professor of Sociology Dr. Mandi Barringer. The event is free but graduates and guests must RSVP. Any graduating student (undergrad and graduate) who identifies as LGBTQ or straight-ally may participate in the graduation ceremony.