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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.
Black Student Union (BSU)
S'More to Talk About
Building 2, Suite 1400
January 28
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Enjoy s'mores and hot cocoa with BSU to unwind after the first month back!  Learn all about the history of BSU before the kick off of Black History Month.
Coffee & Conversation:  Art & Abrahamic Faiths with OneJax
Building 2, Suite 1400
January 29
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
What can we gain from the creations of Jewish, Christian, and Muslin artists regarding the life of their shared ancestor Abraham? Come see art from the world-renowned exhibit titled, "Abraham: Out of One, Many" and hear from students & OneJax partners as they share insight & perspective on this powerful exhibit.
Genuinely U
Building 45, Suite 2400
January 30
9 a.m.
Join the Women's Center for their Spring Breakfast meeting to enjoy a presentation on D.O.P.E Leadership from Berneitha K. McNair.
Friday Lounge:  Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond
Building 2, Suite 2100
January 31
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Explore the health benefits to animal-assisted interventions including alleviating stress, anxiety, depression and feelings of loneliness.  Scholars-with-Collars, an animal-assisted therapy group and PERCH, a graduate student program specializing in preventative mental health, will be there.  Click for more info.
Black History Month Kickoff
Peace Plaza
February 3
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Kickoff Black History month with the Department of Diversity Initiatives and their partners.  The event will include a proclamation, speakers, and other fun activities to celebrate and honor the legacies of many Black pioneers.
Black History Month Button Making Party
Building 2, Suite 1400
February 3
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Embrace your pride and solidarity by making your own Black History Month buttons at this fun event.  See DDI for info.
MLK Scholarship Luncheon
Adam W. Herbert University Center
February 5
12 p.m.
Mark your calendar for the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon.  The guest speaker is Reverend Gwendolyn Cook Webb, a civil rights activist known for her participation in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963.  There are a limited number of free student tickets when you show your Osprey 1 Card.  Tickets are available at the UNF Box Office and can be ordered here.
Black Student Union (BSU) Cafe Takeover
Building 16, Osprey Cafe
February 5
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Join BSU along with Dining Services as they provide a variety of cultural dishes.  Try delicious new food and have a blast!
Chew on This:  Religion & Racism
Building 2, Suite 1400
February 6
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Share your perspective over a free home-style meal as the Interfaith Center (IF) dives into the dynamics of racism and religion from three different faith perspectives.
Friday Lounge:  What's Your Hair Type?
Building 2, Room 2100
February 7
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
The Women's Center will partner with the Intercultural Center for Peace and embrace Black women's hair.  They will talk all about hair and make their own hair products.
Swoop Latin Dance
Wellness Complex, Room Mind, Body, Soul
February 7
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Join the Latin American Student Union (LASO) as you learn how to dance the salsa, merengue, bachata, and other interesting moves!  Beginners and pros welcome!
Black People Meet
Building 58W, Suite 2704
February 7
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Join the BSU as they help you find your perfect match through games and speed dating.