Events

FALL 2017 events

(Please direct any additional questions about each event to Mike Ramírez.)

Multicultural Meet and Greet

Date: Monday, Sept. 18
Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
Location: second floor of Bernhard Center
Description: Multicultural Meet and Greet for all WMU students of color! Come and build relationships with other WMU students of color, connect with multicultural RSOs, hear success strategies from faculty and alumni who look like you, and finally, link to the Kalamazoo community and learn about your local resources. 

Division of Multicultural Affairs student employee fall professional development event

Date: Saturday, Sept. 23 
Time: 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. (tentative)
Location: TBA
Description: For DMA student employees only. This event is mandatory for all DMA student employees.

Multicultural Review

Date: TBA 
Time: 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Miller Auditorium
Description: The Multicultural Review is one of the largest events held on campus during homecoming week.  Western students display their talents in poetry reading, music, dancing, and much more. This program attracts the largest and most diverse audience of any event on campus. It also engages members of the Kalamazoo Community.

Spring 2018 events

(Please direct any additional questions about each event to Mike Ramírez. )

Division of Multicultural Affairs student employee spring professional development event

Date: Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018
Time: 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. (tentative)
Location: TBA
Description: For DMA student employees only. This event is mandatory for all DMA student employees.

Annual Commemorative MONTHS

Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 to October 15
National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15 when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate the group's heritage and culture.

Native American Heritage Month: November
Native American Heritage Month, or American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, in November is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the contributions of Native people.

Black History Month: February
Black History Month is an annual observance every February in the United States for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: May
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, observed in May every year, is a month to celebrate and pay tribute to the contributions generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders have made to American history, society, and culture.