Events

NOTICE FOR UPCOMING EVENTS!!!
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Office of Global Diversity and Inclusive Excellence university-sponsored events are postponed or canceled effective immediately through the end of the Spring 2020 semester. More details will follow soon.


Jan
232020

Dr. Martin Luther King Day Speaker

The Office of Global Diversity and Inclusive Excellence invites guest speaker, Dr. Japera Levine, in recognition of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Day.

Time: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location: Mary and John Gray Library - 8th Floor

Jan
272020

Holocaust Portrait of Survival Exhibit

In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, reflect on the survivors of the Holocaust with our Portrait of Survival Exhibit. Information about the survivors will be given along with texts related to the Holocaust. For more information and survivor stories, visit the Institute for Holocaust Education website.

Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: Mary and John Gray Library Lobby

Jan
282020

Visionary Leader Scholarship Breakfast

This RSVP-only event will honor the winner of the MLK Visionary Leader Scholarship that was open for students during the Fall 2019 Semester. This student will reflect the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's legacy for inclusive global excellence.

Time: 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Reaud Honors Building - 120

Feb
072020

Black History Month Reception

We will honor our Black/African American students who achieved academic excellence and leadership here at Lamar University.

Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Setzer Center Live Oak Ballroom

Mar
112020

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Diversity and Employment Training

The entire LU community is invited to the Developmental Disabilities Awareness Training. The LU community will learn how to accommodate those with disabilities, learn valuable information, learn about campus resources, guidelines, etc.

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Galloway Business Building Room 101

Mar
252020

Inspirational Woman Reception

CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Office of Global Diversity and Inclusive Excellence will be having its 3rd Annual Inspirational Woman Reception. Awards will be given to a female faculty, staff, student, and alumni. The theme for this year is But Still I Rise in tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou, a Phenomenal Woman.

Time: 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Mary and John Gray Library - 8th Floor

Apr
162020

Safe Space Training

CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19

The purpose of this training is to assist students, staff, faculty in having a deeper familiarity and comfort with vocabulary, inclusive practices and to provide participants with the opportunity to learn more about how to be better allies to those within the LGBTQIA+ community. Our goal is for participants to become and more knowledgeable about identities and systems they may otherwise not be aware of. The guest facilitators will be PLAG. Their commitment is to create a culture of openness and inclusion for all LGBT members and their families.

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Location: Setzer Student Center - Room 250