Although not all students may notice the diversity on CSU’s
campus every day, it is here and very important. The Diversity
Summit at CSU will be taking place through Thursday this week. This
is a great opportunity for the students to become more aware of
diversity on campus and something that should not be
The summit is offering different programs and features all day
throughout the week. We urge students to stop by between their
classes. We all need to know more about existing diversity here on
campus and learn about other cultures, especially those that we go
to school with every day.
Today from 6 to 9 p.m., Edward James Olmos, Monfort
professor-in-residence, will be giving a keynote address in the
Lory Student Center Main Ballroom. Olmos has stared in “Stand and
Deliver” and directed “American Me.”
From noon to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, poet Nikki Giovanni will
host a brown bag luncheon, poetry workshop, book signing and
There are other ways to get involved in the diversity on campus.
There are student organizations and advocacy offices that are more
than willing to inform anyone who it interested. Advocacy offices
in the LSC will host open houses from 3 to 5 p.m. Anyone can get
involved, regardless of his or her heritage.
For more information, and a full schedule of events visit