Community Engagement Forum
Anything is possible when citizens are ENGAGED!
The Community Engagement Forum is a place where NDSU students, faculty, staff and area residents learn about local, regional, and worldwide social justice and community issues. Hear from community leaders and engaged citizens about how to address some of today's most compelling problems.
This year's programs include:
Constitution Day is nationally celebrated on September 17 to commemorate the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution. The NDSU Memorial Union, Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Student Government have collaborated to create an amazing event in honor of Constitution Day.
Date: September 17, 2013
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Where: Thundar’s Den, (lower level of NDSU Memorial Union)
Program: The program will start with the singing of the National Anthem. President Bresciani will be reading a portion of the Constitution followed by members of Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Student Government.
Liberty in North Korea
The international grassroots organization Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) will present information on the ongoing humanitarian and refugee crisis in in North Korea. The presentation will include a screening of the film “Danny from North Korea,” which details a recent refugee’s experience adjusting to a new life of freedom. Stay for coffee and discussion after the presentation. Sponsored by the Memorial Union, Office of International Programs and the Office of Equity and Diversity
Date: Monday, October 7, 2013
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Where: MU Gallery (Upper level of NDSU Memorial Union)
Tuskegee Airmen:America's First African American Aviators
Ron Spriggs, oral historian and eight-year U.S. Air Force veteran, will highlight the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, determined young men who enlisted to become America's first black military airmen and who overcame segregation in the defeat of the Axis Powers of WWII.
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Where: MU Century Theater (Upper level of NDSU Memorial Union)
Sponsored by the Equity and Diversity Center, Memorial Union and Compass Program.
Please contact Matthew.Skoy@ndsu.edu with questions.
If you are interested in learning more about any of the programs listed above please contact the Memorial Union, Student Activities Office.
“Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.”
– Excerpt from Civic Responsibility and Higher Education
Monday-Friday, 8:00 - 5:00 pm
Monday-Friday: 7:30 - 4 p.m.
Located in the Student Activities Office (main level of the MU, near the coffee shop), 120 Memorial Union. 231-7787.
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