Delta Days 2015

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Delta Days 2015

The Mines Community is invited to attend the following Presidents' Committee on Diversity 2015 DeltaDays Events.
All events are free to the Mines Community, but an RSVP may be required.

All Week

In celebration of DeltaDays and the diversity of our student body, Mines Market will feature “Favorite Dishes from Home.”  The chefs will showcase their interpretation of recipes submitted by some of our international students during the lunch hour the week of DeltaDays.  Check out these special dishes from some awesome students!

Monday, March 16
  Afternoon Keynote Event
  TITLE: RACE INTERUPPTED presented by Affinity Arts Consulting
    Have you even been in one of those awkward situations when something is said or done and you don’t know quite what to do?  Affinity Arts Consulting presents the performance and discussion titled “Race Interrupted!” – a scene where the characters (an audience) find themselves in the middle of a conversation about race!  Come, listen, learn and interact!
  TIME: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  LOCATION: Student Center, Ballroom AB
  RSVP: Accepts only by noon on Friday, March 13 at https://orgsync.com/84346/forms/136327
    Drinks and snacks will be provided.
  Evening Event
  TITLE: LET ME OUT presented by Affinity Arts Consulting
    Affinity Arts Consulting brings you a performance about love, relationships and what they mean in a social context.  The performance, “Let Me Out” takes the concepts of sexuality, public displays of affection and gender into a performance where the audience gets to discuss when, how and where these issues have meaning and impact on everyone.  Join us – come listen, learn & interact!
  TIME: 7:00-9:00 pm
  LOCATION: Student Center, Ballrooms AB
  RSVP: Accepts only by noon on Friday, March 13 at https://orgsync.com/84346/forms/136327
    Dinner will be provided.
Tuesday, March 17
  Noon Hour Event
  TITLE: SAFE ZONE TRAINING FOR FACULTY & STAFF
    This SafeZone has a specific focus on how faculty and staff can support our LGBT students and coworkers. The SafeZone program strives to reduce homophobia and heterosexism on our campus.  Through education, advocacy and awareness the program contributes to an open campus climate that is safe and accepting for all members of the Mines community.
  PRESENTERS: AJ Lauer, Conference Services Coordinator, and Nick Hamblin, Mines Undergraduate Student               
  TIME:

Buffet Lunch begins at 11:45 am.  Program is from 12:15-2:00 pm

  LOCATION: Student Center, Ballroom B
  RSVP: Accepts only by noon on Friday, March 13 at https://orgsync.com/84346/forms/136327
     
Wednesday, March 18
  Noon Hour Event
  TITLE: WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH LUNCHEON
    Journey back to WWII in Denver, and hear bout the life and times of women in Colorado, as seen through the eyes of Gail Murphey, a Colorado Rosie the Rivetor.
  PRESENTER: Gail Beaton
  TIME: Buffet Lunch begins at 11:45 am
Presentation is from 12:15-12:45 pm
  LOCATION: Friedhoff Hall, Green Center
  RSVP: Accepts only by noon on Friday, March 13 at https://orgsync.com/84346/forms/136327
     
  Evening Event
  TITLE: SAFE ZONE TRAINING FOR STUDENTS
    This SafeZone is designed for students and focuses on how Mines students can be supportive of others who may identify as LGBT. The SafeZone program strives to reduce homophobia and heterosexism on our campus. Through education, advocacy and awareness the program contributes to an open campus climate that is safe and accepting for all members of the Mines community.
  PRESENTERS: AJ Lauer, Conference Services Coordinator, and Nick Hamblin, Mines Undergraduate.
  TIME: 5:00 - 7:00 PM
  LOCATION: Student Center, Ballroom D
  RSVP: Accepts only by noon on Friday, March 13 at https://orgsync.com/84346/forms/136327
    Dinner will be provided.
     
  Evening Event
  TITLE: MAC MOVIE – “42” (JACKIE ROBINSON FILM)
    The story of Jackie Robinson, from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.
  TIME: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
  LOCATION: Metals Hall, Green Center
  No RSVP Required
     
Thursday, March 19
  Afternoon Event
  TITLE: INEQUALITY IN THE US, AROUND THE WORLD…AND EVEN AT MINES
    How much do you know about the distribution of income and wealth in the US and around the world? Does it matter? Most people are surprised by the distance between what they think is true, what they think is fair and what the world really looks like. Join us for an engaging and participatory exploration of the distribution of resources in the US, around the world and at Mines. We’ll look at some numbers, share some opinions and think about how the distribution of income and wealth may affect opportunity in America and the culture at Mines.
  Presenter: Dr. Scott Houser, Teaching Associate Professor in Economics and Business
  TIME: 3:30 - 4:30 pm
  LOCATION: Friedhoff Hall, Green Center
  RSVP: Accepts only by noon on Friday, March 13 at:  https://orgsync.com/84346/forms/136327
    Drinks and snacks will be provided.
Friday, March 20
  Evening Event
  TITLE: SLAM POETRY
    SlamNUBA is an award-winning performance poetry event based in Denver.   Originating in 2006 as a program of the Pan African Arts Society, it has become a collective of many of the nation’s finest poets. In 2011, SlamNUBA won The National Poetry Slam Championship.
  PRESENTER: SlamNUBA
  TIME: 3:00 - 4:45 pm
  LOCATION: Student Center, Ballroom A
  No RSVP required.
     
  Evening Event
  TITLE: MAC COMEDIAN
  PERFORMER: Tim Northern
    Tim Northern’s style can be aptly described as humor for the thinking person, a unique combination of intellect and fun-filled observation.
  TIME: 5:00 pm
  LOCATION: Student Center, Ballroom A
  No RSVP required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to the following corporate sponsors for their generious support and financial contributions to Delta Days:

 

Halliburton

 

British Petroleum

Thank you to all of our campus sponsors, with special thanks to:

College of Earth Resource Sciences & Engineering, Residence Life, Graduate Student Government (GSG),  Student Life Office, Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP), Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics (WISEM) Office, Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Admissions & Financial Aid Office, Public Safety Office, Center for Academics Services & Counseling (CASA), Human Resources Office, Applied Mathematics & Statistics Department, Mines Activity Council (MAC), and Diversity and Inclusion Office.

 


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