October 2010 Archives

Each One, Reach One

BGAPSA and its sister organizations, BLSA and HSOCA, are hosting Each One, Reach One: a forum where graduate and professional students, admissions officers, and faculty will informally provide advice to undergraduate students students of color. This one-time event is not meant to be an ongoing mentoring program.
date: Tuesday, October 26
when: 6-8p
where: Coffman Memorial Union, Room 303
Free food.
All undergraduate students are invited.
All graduate students are encouraged to come and reach out by sharing their insight.

This event aims to help undergraduate students of color excel in their current studies, select an area of study, and understand how to pursue graduate and professional studies.

Please RSVP below to attend, before Monday, October 25.
6:00pm - 6:45pm Panel discussion with admissions representatives
6:45pm - 7:00pm Break
7:00pm - 8:00pm Informal Q & A with graduate students

We hope we will see many of you there !
~ the BGAPSA team, BLSA, and HSOCA

MCAE- Scholarship & Internship Fair

Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE)
Scholarship & Internship Fair

Monday, October 18, 2010
Coffman Memorial Union-Mississippi Room

Come join us! We will have:

• Scholarship experts & organizations on site to help
answer your questions

• Local corporations and government agencies to
recruit students for internship and job opportunities
within their organizations

• Campus career services to provide resume
critiques, GoldPASS assistance, and mock
interview demos.

For more information contact: Ah Vang-Lo, vang0464@umn.edu.

Tuesday, October 12th
125 Fraser hall

Faculty guest: David Treuer, Leech Lake Ojibwe, Department of English Associate Professor

Join the Somali Women's Health & Wellness (SWHW) Program!

Join the Somali Women's Health & Wellness (SWHW) Program! This student group supports Somali women in the areas of exercise, physical and mental health in order to thrive as students at the U of M. SWHW meets twice a month at the Recreation Center on campus. One session meets in a private aerobics room to learn different kinds of aerobic, strengthening & conditioning exercises for women of differing levels of physical abilities. An instructor at the Recreation Center will teach the fitness classes once a month. The second session focuses on presentations and discussions surrounding health & wellness issues within the Somali community- selected by you- the SWHW members. Through physical activity and discussions, we hope to increase self-confidence & promote healthy supportive lifestyles. Become an active part of the Women's Somali Health & Wellness Program today!

In order to become a member, fill out and send in an interest survey due October 19, 2010. They are attached to this mailing or are available at the Women's Center in Appleby Hall, Office 52. Please consider applying, or pass on this information to others who might be interested.

SWHW Interest Survey.doc

For more information, contact Robyn Kelly at Robyn.Kelly.MN@gmail.com.
Mahadsanid for your interest & support!
Aqoon la'aani waa iftiin la'aan.

Hmong Diaspora, Gender and Public Policy

A discussion and performance featuring academic, political, and artistic leaders. This event will take place on October 21, from 4:30 - 6 p.m., in the President's Room (332) in Coffman Memorial Union. This is the second event in the year-long lecture series, "Marginalization within Margins: Diversity and Equity Across Disciplines and Contexts" presented by the Institute for Diversity, Equity and Advocacy (IDEA).

Event participants include: Senator Mee Moua (Minnesota State Senate, District 67); Mai Na M. Lee (Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Minnesota); Kathy Mouacheupao (Executive Director, Center for Hmong Arts and Talent (CHAT)); and Fres Thao, Emcee & Performance Artist (Member of Bakers Club, formerly of Illegoaliens). Moderated by Bic Ngo, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota).

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