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Fall 2020 Calendar of Events

September 2020

Family Feud: Black Edition
Sponsored by the Black Cultural Programming Committee
Monday, September 28th, 7:00 p.m.

Diversity Dialogue Symposium
Tuesday, September 29 – Friday, October 2, 2020

Tuesday, September 29th: Historical Context for Symposium Theme & Ground Rules, MSL & the Diversity Educators
1:10 – 2:10 pm

Wednesday, September 30th: The Reality is…Racism is Ingrained in the History of the United States
Session 1: 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
“Slavery Never Ended: Mass Incarceration in the United States”, Dr. Michelle Brown

Session 2: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
“We Live on Stolen Land & History Rewrote This”, Dr. Lisa King

Cooking Lesson with the Lambdas
Wednesday, September 30th, 6:30 p.m.

October 2020

Building Comunidad: Connecting with the Latino Alumni Council
Thursday, October 1st, 6:30 p.m.

Diversity Dialogue Symposium continued:

Thursday, October 1st: The Reality is…Public Health Does Not Measure Up in BIPOC Communities
Session 1: 1:10 – 2:10 p.m.
“Xenophobia, Asian Americans, & COVID-19”, Dr. Rachel Rui

Session 2: 2:50 – 3:50 p.m.
“Public Health in Marginalized Communities”, Dr. Jennifer Jabson Tree & Julie Grubagh

Friday, October 2nd: The Reality is…Your Vote Does Matter
Session 1: 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
“The Role of Media in Forming Your Own Political Identity & Voter Information”, Dr. Michael Martinez, Ms. Tunisia Holley, & Ms. Alison Coe (WATE)

Session 2: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
“White Nationalism, Black Patriotism, and the Struggle to Reconstruct the Soul of America”, Dr. Robert Bland

Vol to Vol: Black Alumni Edition
Tuesday, October 6th, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Register for Vol to Vol: Black Alumni Mentor Edition on Handshake. Visit and activate your Handshake Profile. After completing a Profile, go to Events and register. Registration closes on Thursday, October 1st. Limited number of spots, so reserve yours soon!

Student of Color Empowerment Group
Tuesday, October 6th, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Attribution: Understanding What Can and Cannot be Controlled
To Join:

Cocinando con LASO
Friday, October 9th, 6:00 p.m.

Talking with Tyvi
Wednesday, October 14th, 7:00 p.m.

November 2020

December 2020


Acronym Key
DE = Diversity Educators
MMP = Multicultural Mentoring Program
MSL = Multicultural Student Life
NSBE = National Society of Black Engineers
TRECS = Tennessee Recreational Center for Students

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