October 8, 2012
Hispanic Heritage Month Multilingual Poetry Reading offered Thursday
Columbus State is in the midst of celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month which spans September 15 – October 15. Bring a friend or colleague and join faculty, staff and students as we bring HHM festivities to a close at the 7th Annual Multilingual Poetry Reading. The event will be held in the Nestor Hall West Lounge from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 11.
New Professionals Employee Resource Group launched
The Diversity and Study Abroad Programs Department hosts Columbus State’s official Employee Resource Group (ERG) program. ERGs provide targeted networking opportunities for diverse faculty, staff and administrators. The program builds relationships and a deeper sense of community between employees.
Diversity and Study Abroad Programs is pleased to announce the latest ERG launch:
New Professionals ERG (professionals under 40)
The first meeting is Monday, October 15, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. in the Library Multimedia Studio. The ERG Liaison is Elise Meyers.
To be added to this or any other ERG listserv(s), please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
World Café for LBGT History Month is Oct. 11
Did you know that October is LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) History Month? Columbus State will honor LGBT History Month with a special conversation. Join us for a World Café inviting campus and community leaders to discuss Mental Illness in the LGBT Community on Thursday, October 11, which is also National Coming Out Day! Make sure to come out to this event and support our LGBT colleagues and students on campus and in the community! The event will start at 6:00 p.m. in The Center for Workforce Development (WD) Room 409.
Bookstore Pet Supply Drive extended!
In honor of National Student Day, the Columbus State Bookstore is offering a Pet Supply Drive, which has been extended through Wednesday, October 10. Bring in a donation of pet food, supplies, toys or treats and receive $10 off a purchase of $20 or more though Wednesday in the Bookstore! The supplies will be donated to a local animal shelter. National Student Day is designed to promote student social responsibility across America. Columbus State students have coordinated this activity.