- Asian Culture Center (ACC) Welcome Reception to feature food and games as well as information tables from Asian student groups, Sep. 2
- Commission seeks nominations for Latino Leader Award; deadline Aug. 31
- Atkins LLC hosts Community Leadership Retreat
- Asian Culture Center (ACC) open house, Aug. 26
- CultureFest, a Welcome Week highlight, to celebrate cultural diversity at IU, Aug. 25
- Jimmy Ross Annual Fish Fry to be held Aug. 12 at IU Football Stadium
- Survey: Most four-year institutions of higher education work on student retention, could do more
- Immigrant Women Program (IWP) seeks help in identifying scholarships for immigrant students
- 2011 FACET Associate Faculty and Lecturers' Conference call for presentation proposals deadline Aug. 5
- New Indiana University Press journal focuses on black male studies
- Web, Facebook, and publicity coordinator work-study position open at La Casa
- The City of Bloomington Human Rights Commission seeks to fill two vacancies
- IU faculty members named Academic Leadership Program fellows for 2011-12
- Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Cuba Caravan in Bloomington Jul. 11
- Latino Graduate Student Association cookout, Jul. 10
- IU admits largest class of Herbert Presidential Scholars with average GPA of more than 4.0
- Kappa Alpha Psi to celebrate 100 years with ceremony in Bloomington on Jul. 7th; schedule of events
- Asian Culture Center's free 2-hour Culture Camp for Children, Jul. 11-22; registration deadline Jun. 30
- 2012-13 Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship applications being accepted now through June 30, 2011
- Bloomington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the City of Bloomington Commission on the Status of Black Males to sponsor a 3-on-3 double elimination basketball tournament on Jun. 26
- Funding for new multidisciplinary projects announced: 'New Latin@ Film Festival and Conference'
- Volunteers needed to plan and assist with 2011 Soul Food Festival
- Thirteenth annual Juneteenth celebration is Sat., Jun. 18
- Forever Free: Celebrating Our Freedom, Renewing Our Strength," is theme of Juneteenth celebration
- Camp S.O.U.L. to present "From Rags to Riches": from Ragtime to Hip Hop on Jun. 17
- Pathfinders Summer Program presentations, awards, and closing ceremony; Jun. 16
- The Office of Mentoring Services and Leadership Development seeks business/professional community members to serve as mentors for students to help them develop skills in preparation for career opportunities
- Spanish version of NSSE 'Pocket Guide to Choosing a College' now available
- Native Americans to pass through Bloomington Jun. 3 on 5,000 mile awareness walk
- Ten years later: Hoosier population aging, but not as quickly as other states; also more diverse
- IU study looks at why Hollywood blockbusters often lack minority characters
- Bloom Magazine to present its first-ever "Very Short Fiction Contest"; entry deadline, Jun. 1
- IU honors students with senior awards; students honor faculty with Student Choice Awards
Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration|
July 7-17, 2011
Visit Indiana Black Expo for more information.
The Indiana Black Expo project is seeking IU Bloomington volunteers to greet visitors to the IU booth on Fri., Jul. 15. The booth will be located inside the Indiana Convention Center in the sponsor zone. The Expo will be open on Fri. from 12noon-9pm, so volunteers can visit the rest of the Expo after their volunteer shifts. There are two 2-hour shifts available: 12noon-2pm and 2-4pm. Four to six volunteers plus one supervisor per shift are needed.
If you are interested in volunteering–send your name, e-mail address, which shift you prefer, and your T-shirt size to Veronica Hites at firstname.lastname@example.org by Jun. 27.
Visit Indiana Black Expo for more info about the celebration.
Help for Haiti|
Hike for Haiti
Sat., Aug. 6, 2011
The walk is a fundraiser to purchase a water well drilling rig for Fountains of Hope International that will provide the children of Haiti with safe drinking water. For more information and to obtain a pledge sheet for the walk, visit Women Like Us Foundation Chapter Kids4aCause.
Big Map of Haiti
Tue., Aug. 2, 2011
401 E. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN
Join SPEA globalization grad students as they present a Big Map of Haiti, displaying the locations of relief efforts by Indiana-based individuals
and organizations. Download information flyer.
Haiti dedicated Web site
A Web site to serve as a clearinghouse for Haiti educational and fundraising activities in Bloomington, as well as information about aid to Haiti, is active at www.indiana.edu/~haiti/. Student and community groups are encouraged to submit events and announcements to the site. For more information, call 812-855-9097 or e-mail email@example.com.
Kafe Kreyòl/Creole Café
at Rachael's Café (300 E. 3rd St., Bloomington).
Free and open to anyone interested in learning Haitian Creole. Information about upcoming events and updates from Haiti are shared during the hour. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Bloomington4Haiti blog and Twitter page