Spring 2014 Wednesday 3-4 pm
  • January
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  • March
  • April
Janurary 22
Women and Wealth Seminar
Sponsored by the Women’s Center
Student Center Theatre
Has a change in your situation put you in the driver’s
seat when it comes to your family’s wealth?
Please attend this informative seminar to discuss
key components of both long- and short-term planning
and the building blocks you’ll need to help create
an effective financial strategy.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
February 19
Half of Me
Sponsored by Intercultural Center
Student Center Theatre
The purpose of Half of Me is to open the eyes and minds of students by discussing diversity issues on campus. A panel that includes members of the LGBTQ community will be asked a series of questions pertaining to issues that are relevant to each of their identifying communities.
 
February 26
A Conversation with Maurice Clarett
Sponsored by the Office of Equity and Diversity
Student Center Theatre
Maurice Clarett has often been referred to as one of the greatest freshman collegiate football players to ever play the game. Clarett is forthcoming about the years following his freshman year that resulted in his early dismissal from collegiate football as well as the lifestyle that lead him to four years in prison.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 5
Shooting HIS First Free Throw with Kye Allums
Sponsored by Pride Room, Women’s Center, Intercultural Center and Office of the Equity and Diversity
Student Center Theatre
Kye is the first transgender Division I NCAA athlete. He will discuss the challenges and triumphs of coming out as a transgender individual with his coaches, teammates and family.
 
March 12
Girl Rising Project
Sponsored by the Women’s Center
Student Center Theatre
Girl Rising is a groundbreaking feature film that spotlights the stories of nine unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances. The film captures their dreams, their voices and their remarkable lives. It is also a movement dedicated to empowering and achieving educational equity for girls around the world.
 
March 26
A Talk with Chase T. Rogers: Women and Acc ess to Justice
Sponsored by the Women’s Center
Student Center Theatre
Chief Justice Chase Rogers has been the Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court since 2007. Prior to that, she served as a judge in the Connecticut Appellate Court, and as a judge in the Connecticut Superior Court. Prior to becoming a judge, she was a partner at Cummings & Lockwood in Stamford, Connecticut, where she focused on employment law and commercial litigation.
 
April 9
We Remember
Sponsored by the Women’s Center
Student Center Theatre
Interpersonal violence affects everyone in society. This April we remember those who survived, faced, or lost their lives to intimate partner and sexual violence. Join us for a discussion on current issues relating to interpersonal violence and a community response that empowers all to use their voice, influence, and actions to become a part of the solution to interpersonal violence.
 
April 23
The Economic Argument for Ethnic Studies with Jim Estrada
Student Center Theatre
Ethnic studies are critical for the members of our nation’s growing ethnic/racial groups for a variety of reasons, but they are equally – if not more – important to the professionals who must become culturally aware of those who are affecting an increasing number of professions and careers – particularly in the area of revenue streams.
Locations
Campus Map & Directions
Shafer Auditorium is in Shafer Hall on the corner of High Street and Valley Street
The Paul E. Johnson Sr. Community Conference Room is on the second floor of the J. Eugene Smith Library
The Theatre and Betty R. Tipton Room are on the upper level of the Student Center
The Science Building Auditorium is in Room 104 of the Science Building
Akus Gallery is in Shafer Hall on the corner of High Street and Valley Street

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