News & Events

August Events

Welcome Back Week!

August 24 - August 28, LA 114

The Multicultural Student Council is hosting Welcome Back Week to celebrate the first week of fall semester! Visit us in our new location in LA 114 and take part in the FREE festivities:

  • Monday - "Back to School" - Forgot school supplies? Stop by and pick up a FREE notebook and/or pencil!, 9-11am
  • Tuesday - "Donut" Get Discouraged - Stop by for FREE donuts and carry on this week! Don't forget to like us on our social media outlets!, 9-12pm
  • Wednesday - "Hump Day - Pancakes!" Come by for a FREE pancake breakfast, made by us!, 9-11am
  • Thursday - "Need a lift?" - Join in the fun as we dance and rock out on the Wii and enjoy FREE pizza!, 11am-2pm
  • Friday - "De-stress and pet a puppy!" - Rent a Puppy will be joining us and bringing their furry friends along! Come and de-stress and enjoy the company of puppies!, 12-2pm

 

FAFSA/Financial Aid Workshops

Every Tuesday & Wednesday at 10am & 2pm, LA 114 Computer Lab

Have questions about Financial Aid and requirements? Need to fill out your 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Drop by the CGIE Computer Lab in LA 114 and our advisors will help answer your questions! No appointments necessary! 


 

September Events

Festival Latinoamericano

September 4,5, & 7, Center Street in Provo

The UVU Latino Initiative will be sponsoring a booth in partnership with Centro Hispano for the Festival Latinoamericano. Centro Hispano has been serving the Hispanic community in Utah County since 2003. In addition to sponsoring the annual Festival Latinoamericano, Centro Hispano’s staff and volunteers work year round to enable Hispanic immigrants find the information and resources they need to succeed in our community. At this years Festival, Centro will be highlighting volunteers who have made a difference in the community. Centro Hispano provides opportunities for life-skill training, educational advisement and goal-setting, parenting classes and cross-cultural capacity building. 

This event is open to all! Students, staff, faculty, and community members will be able to participate in this 3-day event and get to know resources that are available in the community!www.CentroHispanouc.org

 

Diversity Lecture Series: "Privilege"

September 15, SC Centre Stage at 2:00pm

Privilege is the topic that will be explored.  Dr. Calderon from the University of Utah will express the complicated issues tied in with privilege.  

Diversity Lecture Series is a complimentary program to Diversity Dialogues.  It is hosted either on the same week as Diversity Dialogues or around such discussion.  Diversity Lectures allows a deeper contact into social issues.  Members from the community, Higher Education Institutions, and professionals will educate and explore such topics. 

 

Diversity Dialogues: "Privilege"

September 17, SC Centre Stage at 3:00pm

Diversity Dialogues is series of discussion-based interactions over topics that are sensitive, but important to openly discuss in a safe and respectful space.

 

FAFSA/Financial Aid Workshops

Every Tuesday & Wednesday at 10am & 2pm, LA 114 Computer Lab

Have questions about Financial Aid and requirements? Need to fill out your 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Drop by the CGIE Computer Lab in LA 114 and our advisors will help answer your questions! No appointments necessary! 

October Events

Bachata Fest

October 2, SC Ballroom, 9:00pm - 2:00am

The UVU USALO club will be sponsoring the fall Bachata Fest! Enjoy Bachata, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, dembow, cumbias, and a ton more at the semi-annual Latin Dance craze at UVU! Tickets are $5 pre-sale and at the door before 10pm, or $7 at the door after 10pm.

 

Diversity Dialogues - "My Culture is Not Your Costume"

October 6, SC Centre Stage, 3-4pm

Diversity Dialogues is series of discussion-based interactions over topics that are sensitive, but important to openly discuss in a safe and respectful space. 

 

All-Acceptance Day

October 13, SC Centre Stage, 3-9pm

All-Acceptance Day is a partnership between UVU Spectrum, the Multicultural Student Council and Multicultural Student Services, and the main message that we are promoting is to accept everyone as a human and as a person, regardless of their ethnicity, gender, or lifestyle.  We want to encourage acceptance, and promote unity among our students, even though they may differ in their opinions; we are encouraging students to accept and celebrate every person and respect their identity.  We will have a speaker and film for this event.

 

Diversity Dialogues - Sexual Orientation Discrimination

October 13, SC Centre Stage, 3-4pm

Diversity Dialogues is series of discussion-based interactions over topics that are sensitive, but important to openly discuss in a safe and respectful space. 

 

Fall Break (Students)

October 15-17

Fall Break for UVU Students! Enjoy your break!

  

FAFSA/Financial Aid Workshops

Every Tuesday & Wednesday at 10am & 2pm, LA 114 Computer Lab

Have questions about Financial Aid and requirements? Need to fill out your 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Drop by the CGIE Computer Lab in LA 114 and our advisors will help answer your questions! No appointments necessary! 

 

November Events

2015 UVU Native American Pow Wow

November 13-14, SC Ballroom

The UVU Native Student Confederacy Club will be sponsoring the 2014 UVU Pow Wow in the Grande Ballroom November 13th and 14th, in conjunction with Native American Heritage Month. Traditional Native American dances, art, crafts and food will be featured and all are invited to share in and experience the culture of various Native American tribes.

 

UEN Film Festival - Native American Heritage Month

November 2, 9, & 16 in SC Centre Stage

In partnership with the Utah Education Network (UEN), the Native American Initiative at Utah Valley University will be hosting a mini film festival every Monday for the month of November. All films will showcase the cultural traditions and issues that exist among Native American people.

 

Diversity Dialogues

November 18, SC Centre Stage, 3-4pm

Diversity Dialogues is series of discussion-based interactions over topics that are sensitive, but important to openly discuss in a safe and respectful space.   

 

FAFSA/Financial Aid Workshops

Every Tuesday & Wednesday at 10am & 2pm, LA 114 Computer Lab

Have questions about Financial Aid and requirements? Need to fill out your 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Drop by the CGIE Computer Lab in LA 114 and our advisors will help answer your questions! No appointments necessary! 

 

Holiday - Thanksgiving Break

November 23 - 28

Thanksgiving Break - no school!

December Events

Diversity Dialogues - "Immigration and broken families"

December 10, SC Centre Stage, 3-4pm

Diversity Dialogues is series of discussion-based interactions over topics that are sensitive, but important to openly discuss in a safe and respectful space 

Family Movie Night

December 10, SC Centre Stage, 6-8pm

Celebrate the start of the Christmas season with a family movie night! Popcorn, drinks, and pizza will be provided!

FAFSA/Financial Aid Workshops

Every Tuesday & Wednesday at 10am & 2pm, LA 114 Computer Lab

Have questions about Financial Aid and requirements? Need to fill out your 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Drop by the CGIE Computer Lab in LA 114 and our advisors will help answer your questions! No appointments necessary!