McCarthy Center 504
Tuesday, 2/4 7pm - 9pm
BHM Trivia. North Hall Commons.
Play trivia in teams of 4 and win prizes!Led by BSU.
Wednesday, 2/5 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Safe Space Training. Multicultural Center
Be a resource for LGBTQ students. Free lunch. 25 person Max.
Tuesday, 2/11 7:30pm - 9pm
Discussion-What He vs. She thinks? DPAC
A discussion between the sexes.Led by BSU.
Wednesday, 2/12 4:30pm-6:30pm
Understanding Islamic Dress
Join CDI & Fashion Design Faculty as we discuss Middle Eastern clothing & culture.
Thursday, 2/13 6pm - 8pm
Cupid Shuffle. North Hall Commons.
BSU plays cupid as they lead a dating game.
Tuesday, 2/18 7:30 pm - 9pm
Discussion- Lightskin vs. Darkskin. DPAC.
What do these terms mean? Does skin color matter?Led by BSU.
Tuesday, 2/25 7pm - 9 pm:
Discussion– Hair Talk. DPAC.
Natural, relaxed, “good hair”...join us to discuss these terms and more. Led by BSU.
Wednesday, 2/19 7pm
What does BHM Mean to you?
Towers, Multipurpose Room
Join us as we talk about BHM over free food!Led by BSU and Res Life.
Phenomenal Woman Nominations Due
4pm in McCarthy Center 504
Thursday, 2/20 6:30pm - 8 pm:
Film Clips & Food. Alumni Room.
Join Kathy Martinez and Dr. Daisy Ball as they examine a popular film based on an actual case and discuss its impact.
Wednesday, 2/26 1:30pm - 2:15pm:
Diversity Dialogue: Trayvon Martin –
Two Years Later. Alumni Room.
Join us for a dialogue on the Trayvon Martin case. Free snacks & wear a hoodie in
remembrance. Led by CDI.
March 12, 2014
Phenomenal Woman Ceremony
4:30pm in McCarthy Center Forum
Light Refreshments provided
Relevant Advice & Mentoring for Multicultural Students
This mentoring program is designed to assist first year students of color in the achievement of academic and life skills. This will be accomplished through connections with the University in three distinct areas, academic excellence, interpersonal connections, and personal awareness.
- Academic Excellence
- Demonstrate habits that develop skills to enhance academic achievement.
- Appreciate and achieve success as defined by the individual mentor teams.
- Learn the value of a curriculum that includes general education well as major concentration requirements.
- Eliminate the stigma associated with seeking outside academic assistance (ie. tutoring).
- Commit to Interpersonal Connections and Social Involvement
- Learn the value of involvement with the University outside the classroom through attending campus events, joining a club, participation in intramurals, etc.
- Support the Campus Passport from the student's FSU Foundations class with an Involvement Plan that makes campus involvement intentional.
- Learn to develop supportive friendships.
- Understand the role and responsibility of student inside and outside the classroom.
- Demonstrate appropriate behavior in academic and social settings.
- Seek Personal Awareness
- Explore a path to career and life success in way that incorporates unique individual experience, interests, passions, and expertise.
- Ensure students accept individual responsibility for academic successes and failures.
- A positive attitude.
- A willingness to learn.
- Three face-to-face contacts with your mentor each month.
- One session with all members of the program each month.
- Blogging about your first year in the spring semester.