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Events Calendar

  • The National Day of Silence

    Friday, April 17, 2015

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    Drexel University

    • Everyone
    • LGBTQA Community
    Please join us as we take this vow of silence, along with our peers all over the world, to end anti-LGBTQIA harassment and bullying.
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  • Student Office Hours with President Fry

    Friday, April 17, 2015

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    President's Office Main Building, 1st Floor

    • Current Students
    • Graduate Students

    President Fry will hold open office hours today for students. These office hours give students the opportunity to make recommendations for the University and keep President Fry informed of issues that affect students. A valid student ID is required.

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  • Club Fencing Competition

    Sunday, April 19, 2015

    7:00 AM-6:00 PM

    Armory

    • Everyone

    Come out to support Club Fencing as they face off in their first home competition, featuring opponents from across the region!

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  • Test Taking Strategies workshop

    Monday, April 20, 2015

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Center for Academic Success New College Building 245 N. 15th St., Suite 1602

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    Please join the Center for Academic Success's Peer Academic Coaches for an interactive workshop on test taking.  This workshop will cover test preparation strategies as well as techniques that can be used during exams.
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  • Test Taking Strategies online workshop

    Monday, April 20, 2015

    9:00 PM-10:00 PM

    online

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    Please join the Center for Academic Success's Peer Academic Coaches for an interactive online workshop on test taking.  This workshop will cover test preparation strategies as well as techniques that can be used during exams.
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  • LGBT(tea) and Coffee Chat: Queer in the Workplace

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM

    North Hall Game Room

    • Everyone
    • LGBTQA Community

    Join a discussion about what to expect and how to deal with a variety of different work situations in the context of your identity. This program will focus on workplace environments whether it be an internship, a co-op, or a full time job.

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  • The Power of Inclusion Presents: Bryan Stevenson

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM

    Mitchell Auditorium

    • Everyone
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families

    The Student Center for Inclusion and Culture is excited to announce that Bryan Stevenson, M.P.P, J.D. will be the inaugural speaker of the Power of inclusion speaker series. This event is Sponsored by: Africana Studies program, Criminology and Justice Studies, English Language Center, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement & the Office of international programs
     
    Bryan Stevenson’s work is shaped by the idea of a shared humanity or the idea that “we can’t be full human beings until we care about human rights and dignity for everyone.” He believes that the opposite of poverty is justice and that the U.S. justice system is rife with racism and income inequality. He thinks that the U.S. is unique in its mass incarceration system as well as its cultural inability to address the important issues of race and inequality that are pervasive in our society. The work that he has done on these topics is at once heartbreaking and inspiring and it is our hope that the Drexel community will be motivated to further discussion and action on these important topics.

    Stevenson’s New Book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption talks about defending some of America’s most rejected and marginalized people. The stories he tells are heartbreaking, yet inspiring and motivate audiences to make a change.

    Stevenson is the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), an organization that works to maintain the civil rights of incarcerated populations. EJI focuses on reducing the number of children in adult prisons, combatting the extensive use of the death penalty, reforming prisons and sentencing and addressing the relationship between race and poverty. EJI meets these goals through providing legal representation to defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair and just treatment in the legal system as well as engaging in advocacy and influencing policy. In addition to his work with EJI, Stevenson is a professor of clinical law at New York University School of Law. He graduated in 1985 from Harvard University with a masters in public policy and a law degree. After graduating he worked as staff attorney with the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia. He founded EJI in 1989 and has since worked to reverse death penalties for many prisoners as well as provide representation for the poor and others whose trials were marked by racial bias.   Stevenson has been the recipient of many awards including the MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award in 1995 and the Gruber Prize for Justice in 2009.

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  • API - International Ball: Festivals Around the World

    Saturday, April 25, 2015

    6:00 PM-10:00 PM

    Main Building, Great Court and Main Auditorium

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • International Students

    Join the International Students Union as they highlighting the different cultural festivals celebrated around the world. Enjoy a delicious international meal, cultural performances by Drexel students and many other festive activities. Tickets can be picked up between 6-7 p.m. on April 6 and 7 in the Creese Student Center Lobby.
    *Tickets will require a $5 deposit that will be returned to you on the day of the ball.
    Sponsored by the International Student Union

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  • Dragon Gauntlet - Sign-up Deadline

    Friday, May 1, 2015

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    Rock Climbing Wall Recreation Center, 2nd Floor

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students

    Come compete against other teams in the grueling obstacle course. Each team will only have 60 minutes to complete a variety of elements such as: Humvee Push, Sled Push and Inverted Zip Line.

    The deadline to register a team is May 1, 2015.

    To register, e-mail Drew Deming or sign up now at the Climbing Wall.

    This event is co-sponsored by ROTC and Recreational Athletics.

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  • PRIDE- Drexel Celebrates PRIDE

    Beginning May 1, 2015

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    Drexel University

    • Everyone

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is celebrated nationally in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, which were a tipping point for the gay rights movement in the U.S. Nationally, celebrations include pride parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia and concerts, and memorials are held to remember members of the community who have been lost to hate crimes or HIV/AIDS. The purpose of the commemorative month is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally and internationally. Click here for more information

    for full list of events visit http://drexel.edu/studentaffairs/get_involved/inclusion_and_culture/events/

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