Today. September 26
5th Annual Diversity Conference
Diversity in the 21st Century: Access and Opportunity
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Colorado State University hosts its annual Diversity Conference through Sept. 29 with a schedule including more than 55 workshops and keynote addresses. President Larry Penley will begin the conference with a welcome address at 11:30 a.m. today on the Lory Student Center Plaza. The event is free and open to the public but participants are encouraged to pre-register for workshops because of the popularity of many events. For more information or to pre-register for the conference, visit http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/OEOD/
Diversity Conference Keynote Speaker Morris Dees
"With Justice for All"
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Main Ballroom of the LSC
Morris Dees will deliver a keynote address. All talks are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule of workshops and events and to pre-register for the free conference, visit http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/OEOD/
Tuesday, September 27
"Lessons Learned by a Fulbrighter in New Zealand"
12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.
LSC, room 208
Bring your lunch and join us for this semester's International Connections weekly brown-bag lunch. Today's speaker is Tom Cavanagh who will talk on "Focusing on Restorative Justice and the Tikanga Maori." All events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Karen Gardenier at 491-5917.
Diversity Conference speaker Aly Colon
2 to 4 p.m.
North Ballroom of the LSC
Journalist Aly Colon will speak today. The talk is free and open to the public. Colon coaches journalists to explore diverse approaches to covering news and teaches ethical decision-making, as well as how to connect with under-covered communities. For a complete schedule of workshops and events and to pre-register for the free conference, visit http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/OEOD/.
Wednesday, September 28
Forum on Campus Master Plan
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
LSC, Sunken Lounge
The Planning, Design and Construction team at Facilities Management is seeking input on proposed amendments to Colorado State's Campus Master Plan. The campus community is invited to an open forum on the plan today. Topics will include the proposed new Alumni Center north of the Lagoon and Laurel Street redevelopment including a new Computer Sciences-ISTec facility and Business School addition. Questions may be addressed to Brian Chase at 491-0006.
Women at Noon
"Beyond the Glass Ceiling"
noon to 1 p.m.
LSC, Cherokee Park Room
The Office of Women's Programs and Studies at CSU hosts a Women at Noon program on "Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Female Media Executives Offer Their Perspectives on the Status of Women in the
Mass Communication Industry." As part of CSU's Diversity Conference, a panel moderated by Holly Wolcott, assistant director of Student Media and adviser to The Rocky Mountain Collegian, will examine the professional and administrative roles women have at various media operations. It is free and open to the public. Call (970) 491-6384 for more information.