From the Diversity Program Coordinator
Please see our October Event Flyer, click here.
• Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 6:00 pm
The Diversity Dialogue Series, hosted by the Equity and Campus Diversity Office, incorporates facilitation by community leaders in various fields as well as our own gracious faculty. This series continues throughout the academic year and hosts a variety of activities that illustrate and enhance the role of equity and diversity on our campus and in our lives.
A timely event for all ages, The Mass Media, Social Networks, and Technology, a roundtable discussion, will take place in the Assembly Halls 1 & 2 in the Campbell Student Union Tuesday, October 7, 2014 beginning at 6:00 p.m. In this unique series participants will get the opportunity to explore the positive and negative effects that Mass Media, Social Networks, and Technology has on today’s society.
Please join faculty, staff, and students as this timely topic is explored and shared.
• October is Disability Awareness Month.
The Equity and Campus Diversity Office extends warm thanks to the Museum of disABILITY and the helpful staff in E.H. Butler Library for the display featured throughout the month of October.
Madness in America: A History of Mental Health is a six panel banner display that provides an overview of the history of mental health in the United States. The display features the development and expansion of mental institutions, changes in medical care and treatment, as well as contributions by individuals who were recipients of mental health services.
• Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:30 PM Burchfield Penney Art Center
Please join us for the second in an exciting year-long film screening and discussion series:
BEYOND BOUNDARIES: DARE TO BE DIVERSE film series presents:
BIPOLARIZED: HEALING FROM BIPOLAR DISORDER/ One man rethinks his mental illness
Please see Facebook page Beyond Boundaries: Dare to be Diverse.
The film follows Ross McKenzie as he embarks on a journey to treat his symptoms through alternative treatments and dig up the root cause of his mental breakdown.
Following the film an expert panel will answer questions and lead a discussion, thus engaging attendees of the audience.
Admission: Please see below:
Free to: All members of the Buffalo State Community and members of Burchfield Penney Art Center,
US & Canada military and families, and children under the age of 10.
Entry for all others:
Seniors (62 & over): $8
Students (with ID) other than Buffalo State: $5
Co- sponsored by the Equity and Campus Diversity Office, The Communications Department and the Burchfield Penney Art Center.