Learn about social justice issues and discover what it’s like to walk a day in someone else’s shoes.
Monday, September 17 from 11:00-12:00 in Thundar's Den (MU Lower Level)
Constitution Day is nationally celebrated on September 17th and commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution. The NDSU Memorial Union, Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Compass Program Foundation have collaborated to create an amazing event in honor of Constitution Day. This event will consist of the reading of the United States Constitution.
INTL 379: Global Perspectives on Civic Engagement - Guatemala
Tuesday, September 18 from 12:30-1:30 in the Arikara Room, Memorial Union
Come listen to students as they share their international service-learning experience. Students will provide personal testimonies of hope, inspiration, and challenge from their experiences serving with the people of Antigua, Guatemala through the GOD’S CHILD Project.
30 Years of Combatting Poverty
Tuesday, September 18 from 3:30-5:00 in Century Theater, Memorial Union
Patrick Atkinson, founder of the GOD’S CHILD Project, will be presenting to the NDSU community about the success the GOD’S CHILD Project has had in breaking the cycle of poverty for some of the world’s poorest peoples. Since its founding, The GOD'S CHILD Project has grown through the support of thousands of volunteers and benefactors worldwide. It now cares for and educates 5,000 orphaned, abandoned, and poverty-stricken children, and nearly 8,700 widowed, abandoned, and single mothers and their dependents in many of the world's poorest neighborhoods.
No Zebras – No Excuses, The Realities of Sexual Aggression.
Thursday, October 25 from 3:30-4:30 in the Great Plains Room, Memorial Union
Steve Thompson, Associate Professor and Sexual Aggression Services Director at Central Michigan University, will address aspects of sexual aggression while focusing on what can be done to create a safer environment on campus.
Salute to Service, Sacrifice and Survival
Wednesday, November 7 from 12:00-1:00 in Century Theater, Memorial Union
Guest Speaker: Lt. Col. (Ret.) Barry Bridger is a highly decorated United States Air Force veteran. On January 23, 1967, Bridger was shot down over Son Tay, North Vietnam, by a surface to-air missile. He was subsequently captured by the North Vietnamese and imprisoned. For more than 6 years, Bridger was one of about 350 Americans held captive at the infamous "Hanoi Hilton” prison, where a fellow POW included U.S. Senator John McCain.
Tapestry of Diverse Talents
Friday, December 7 @ 12:00 in Century Theater, Memorial Union
The Tapestry of Diverse Talents is a pictorial mosaic that recognizes students, faculty, staff and alumni for the diversity and contributions they bring to NDSU. Come celebrate and hear the stories of those individuals that will be inducted this semester. A reception will follow in the Butte Lounge.
Sponsored by: Memorial Union, Athletics, Equity and Diversity Center, Greek Life, Office of Military and Veteran Services, Serving for Change, Sexual Assault Prevention Programs, Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Compass Program Foundation
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