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2014-2015 Events

Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration

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Events for January 2015

MLK - The Power of Unity

Jan 20, 6:15PM - 9:00PM
Join the march to commemorate Martin Luther King.
Location:
Old Main (OM); Outdoors
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Multicultural Program Committee, Underrepresented Student Advisory Council, Office of Student Diversity
Contact:
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Philosophy Dialogue - Gandhi's Influence

Jan 28, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Philosophy Dialogue - Gandhi's InfluenceA program of as many as 40 presentations each semester, this unique series of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions, is held in the Dialogue Room.

Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
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Film Screening "In Remembrance of Martin"

Jan 29, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
"In Remembrance of Martin" is told by those closest to King, who knew him well and worked with him: Ralph Abernathy, Jesse Jackson, John Lewis, Andrew Young, Desmond Tutu, Ted Kennedy, and Jimmy Carter.

Panel discussion with documentary filmmakers, Cynthia Lukas and Kell Kearns.

Location:
Off Campus; San Marcos Public Library
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy, CLAESP, Common Experience, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Center for the Study of the Southwest, Office of Equity and Access, Honors College
Contact:
Diann McCabe, 512.245.2209
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Film Screening "In Remembrance of Martin"

Jan 29, 6:30PM - 9:00PM
"In Remembrance of Martin" is told by those closest to King, who knew him well and worked with him: Ralph Abernathy, Jesse Jackson, John Lewis, Andrew Young, Desmond Tutu, Ted Kennedy, and Jimmy Carter.

Panel discussion with documentary filmmakers, Cynthia Lukas and Kell Kearns.
Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); Teaching Theatre
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy, CLAESP, Common Experience, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Center for the Study of the Southwest, Office of Equity and Access, Honors College
Contact:
Diann McCabe, 512.245.2209
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Events for February 2015

Quetzal Critical Movie Series- Girl Rising: A Documentary of Gender Inequities

Feb 03, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
This documentary showcases the stories of nine girls from developing countries and how they overcame obstacles to obtain an education and change their fates. The movie uncovers gender inequities around the world and how we must invest in girls’ education globally.


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Contact:
Lori Czop Assaf, 512.789.5975
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Black History Month: Mama's Kitchen

Feb 05, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Join the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion as we kick off Black History Month at Texas State University.


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Student Diversity and Inclusion
Contact:
Staphany Lopez, 512.245.1468
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Opening Reception for 238: Framing the Goals of Democracy

Feb 05, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Join the curatorial team and artists at a public reception for the spring exhibition in the Gallery of the Common Experience, located on the fourth floor of the Lampasas Building.
For this exhibition, a team of student-curators selected and commissioned works that address both the met and unmet goals of democracy after 238 years in America. The works presented raise several questions: What makes democracy work? What responsibilities do democratic citizens owe each other? What goals must our democracy meet to ensure parity of justice for all members of society?


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Contact:
Billi London-Gray, 214.641.6620
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Eddie Durham - Jazz Celebration

Feb 06, 7:30PM - 9:00PM
This year's celebration will feature a lecture by NEA Jazz Master Doug Morgenstern on Durham's pioneering contributions to jazz and a performance with an all-star big band featuring tenor saxophonist Doug Lawrence of the Count Basie Orchestra and jazz saxophone legend Ralph Bowen.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Center for the Study of the Southwest, School of Music, Honors College, & San Marcos Arts Commission
Contact:
Keith Winking , 512.245.3020
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Business Leadership Week 2015

Feb 16, 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Business Leadership Week 2015Started in 2009, Business Leadership Week is a signature event for the McCoy College of Business Administration. Business Leadership Week engages the students and faculty of Texas State University and the local community in conversations and learning about the Common Experience and business leadership ideas that extend beyond textbooks and classrooms by offering guest lectures, interactive events and contests, and forums for discussion. The theme for Business Leadership Week 2015 is "Examining the Impact of Diversity in Business."



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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
McCoy College of Business Administration
Contact:
Brittany Chrisman, 512.245.1993
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Business Leadership Week 2015

Feb 17, 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Business Leadership Week 2015Started in 2009, Business Leadership Week is a signature event for the McCoy College of Business Administration. Business Leadership Week engages the students and faculty of Texas State University and the local community in conversations and learning about the Common Experience and business leadership ideas that extend beyond textbooks and classrooms by offering guest lectures, interactive events and contests, and forums for discussion. The theme for Business Leadership Week 2015 is "Examining the Impact of Diversity in Business."



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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
McCoy College of Business Administration
Contact:
Brittany Chrisman, 512.245.1993
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Business Leadership Week 2015

Feb 18, 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Business Leadership Week 2015Started in 2009, Business Leadership Week is a signature event for the McCoy College of Business Administration. Business Leadership Week engages the students and faculty of Texas State University and the local community in conversations and learning about the Common Experience and business leadership ideas that extend beyond textbooks and classrooms by offering guest lectures, interactive events and contests, and forums for discussion. The theme for Business Leadership Week 2015 is "Examining the Impact of Diversity in Business."



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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
McCoy College of Business Administration
Contact:
Brittany Chrisman, 512.245.1993
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Business Leadership Week 2015

Feb 19, 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Business Leadership Week 2015Started in 2009, Business Leadership Week is a signature event for the McCoy College of Business Administration. Business Leadership Week engages the students and faculty of Texas State University and the local community in conversations and learning about the Common Experience and business leadership ideas that extend beyond textbooks and classrooms by offering guest lectures, interactive events and contests, and forums for discussion. The theme for Business Leadership Week 2015 is "Examining the Impact of Diversity in Business."



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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
McCoy College of Business Administration
Contact:
Brittany Chrisman, 512.245.1993
[add to your calendar]

Leadership Institute Annual Conference

Feb 20, 5:00PM - 10:00PM
The Dean of Students Office at Texas State University is pleased to announce the 2015 Texas State Leadership Institute Annual Conference, which will be held February 20-21, 2015, with the theme of Exploring Democracy’s Promise: From Segregation to Integration. The primary purpose of the conference is to bring together students to learn leadership skills, engage students in values-based activities that foster personal leadership development, build a unified community, cultivate social responsibility, and inspire students to adopt a new way of life while expanding their leadership potential. The conference will include 2 featured speakers and 21 breakout sessions.


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Leadership Institute, Dean of Students Office
Contact:
Ashley Spicer-Runnels, 512.245.5323
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Leadership Institute Annual Conference

Feb 21, 8:00AM - 5:00PM
The Dean of Students Office at Texas State University is pleased to announce the 2015 Texas State Leadership Institute Annual Conference, which will be held February 20-21, 2015, with the theme of Exploring Democracy’s Promise: From Segregation to Integration. The primary purpose of the conference is to bring together students to learn leadership skills, engage students in values-based activities that foster personal leadership development, build a unified community, cultivate social responsibility, and inspire students to adopt a new way of life while expanding their leadership potential. The conference will include two featured speakers and 21 breakout sessions.


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Leadership Institute, Dean of Students Office
Contact:
Ashley Spicer-Runnels, 512.245.5323
[add to your calendar]

Joe Feagin - Racial Desegregation: Success or Failure

Feb 26, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Dr. Joe Feagin is an internationally renowned scholar who specializes in the study of race, ethnic and gender relations. He is the Ella C. McFadden professor of sociology at Texas A&M University. Dr. Feagin is past president of the American Sociological Association. His talk will discuss the current racial climate in the United States and examine what important issues still remain to be addressed to truly meet the promise of early desegregation efforts.


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Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); Wittliff Collections, 7th Floor
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
The Common Experience, the Department of Sociology, and the Center for Social Inquiry, Center for the Study of the Southwest, School of Criminal Justice
Contact:
Deborah Harris, 512.245.4547
[add to your calendar]

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