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2014-2015 Events

Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration

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Upcoming Events for October 2014

Queztal Movie Series: Building Hope

Oct 28, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Queztal Movie Series: Building HopeBuilding Hope chronicles the construction of Mahiga Hope High, the first high school for this remote African community and the connection between a thousand people in the U.S. and an African community working to create a better future for their children. The film highlights the promise education can have on children's lives and the cultural and educational complexities of building a school in Africa. Dr. Lori Czop Assaf will lead a discussion about schooling in Africa -- specifically highlighting her experiences working with a community in South Africa that mirrors the educational resources in the movie. Topics include educational segregation, poverty, and the need for quality education around the globe.


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Quetzal Movie Series. Drs Lori Czop Assaf, Charise Pimentel, and Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Contact:
Lori Czop Assaf, 512.789.5975
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Philisophy Dialogues at the San Marcos Public Library

Oct 29, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Join Texas State University students, instructors, and special guests at the San Marcos Public Library for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration as part of the yearly Common Experience project. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.


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Location:
Off Campus; San Marcos Public Libary
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy Department
Contact:
Robin Wood, 512.393.8200
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Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Oct 30, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Dia de los Muertos CelebrationAll ages in the Texas State University and San Marcos communities are invited to experience a Dia de los Muertos celebration filled with authentic arts, face painting, music, dance, and delicious food. This traditionally Latin American holiday celebrates the lives of loved ones who have passed away, with joy rather than sadness. Be a part of preserving and sharing this rich, centuries-old cultural tradition.

Free transportation from campus! 

6:30pm Starting Pickup at the Texas State Campus UAC Bus Stop (on Woods St./Guadalupe 

8:45pm/9:00pm Return Departure back to Texas State Campus UAC Bus Stop (on Woods St./Guadalupe)


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Location:
Off Campus; El Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos - 211 Lee Street San Marcos TX 78666
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Hosted by the Honors College, El Centro Cultural Hispano; sponsored by the Multicultural Programs Committee and the Honors Student Association
Contact:
michelle sotolongo, 512-245-6991
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Events for November 2014

Encore Series: Raisin' Cane—A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey

Nov 01, 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Encore Series: Raisin' Cane—A Harlem Renaissance OdysseyRaisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey
Starring award-winning actress, singer, and dancer Jasmine Guy, a modern day Griot, and the acclaimed Avery Sharpe Trio, "Raisin' Cane" celebrates and honors the legendary voices of the Harlem Renaissance through text, song, music, movement, and imagery.

Tickets: $15 Reserved Seats / $5 Student (+$2 processing fee per ticket)



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Location:
Cost:
$15 Reserved Seats / $5 Student (+$2 processing fee per ticket)
Campus Sponsor:
College of Fine Arts & Communication, Honors College, and the Common Experience
Contact:
Liz McDonald, 512.245.3501
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Philisophy Dialogues at the San Marcos Public Library

Nov 05, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Join Texas State University students, instructors, and special guests at the San Marcos Public Library for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration as part of the yearly Common Experience project. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.


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Location:
Off Campus; San Marcos Public Libary
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy Department
Contact:
Robin Wood, 512.393.8200
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Recognizing and Overcoming Stereotypes: What You Can Do

Nov 06, 12:30PM - 2:00PM
Recognizing and Overcoming Stereotypes: What You Can DoDr. Joseph Brown will deliver the keynote address at the Sixth Annual International Research Conference for Graduate Students hosted by The Graduate College. He received his BS degree in physics from Texas State University and a ScM degree in biomedical engineering from Brown University in 1990.  After working for IBM as a marketing representative, he received his Ph.D. in psychology from Stanford University in the year 2000.  Dr. Brown’s graduate work focused on the influence of stereotypes and prejudice on the intellectual identities and performance of minorities and women.  He taught at the University of Washington for about two years and in January 2003 he returned to Stanford to work on graduate diversity.  He also lectures in the department of Psychology. Dr. Brown has received many awards and fellowships and presented numerous papers at conferences.



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Location:
Cost:
Free but registration is required
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College Student Government Graduate House, Common Experience College of Applied Arts McCoy College of Business Administration College of Education College of Fine Arts and Communication College of Health Professions College of Liberal Arts
Contact:
Sandy Rao, 512.245.3614
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Philisophy Dialogues at the San Marcos Public Library

Nov 12, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Join Texas State University students, instructors, and special guests at the San Marcos Public Library for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration as part of the yearly Common Experience project. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.


Click here for more information
Location:
Off Campus; San Marcos Public Libary
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy Department
Contact:
Robin Wood, 512.393.8200
[add to your calendar]

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Events for February 2015

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]

Events for March 2015

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Events for April 2015

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