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LGBTQ+ Virtual Community Programs hosted by the UMN Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Monday, March 30th @3:30pm CST, "GSC & Women's Center Hangout with James & Jazz" via Instagram Live

Location: https://www.instagram.com/gscumn

Friday, April 3rd @ 11am CST, "Art Moments with Carly" via Instagram Live

Location: https://www.instagram.com/gscumn

Friday, April 3rd @ 3pm CST, "International LGBTQ+ Student Hangout with Ronaldi" via Zoom

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New director, new direction for MCAE

Thursday, March 26, 2020

"New leadership at the University of Minnesota’s multicultural academic support center is implementing organizational and staffing changes as its new director settles into his position. 

Last month, the new director of the Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE), Fernando Rodriguez, met with student staff and presented his vision for the organization, which includes adding staff and relocating a multicultural Living Learning Community. University alum Rodriguez assumed his position last fall."

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Funding available for virtual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy Conference

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The Institute for Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy (IDEA) is offering funding for U of M faculty to attend the virtual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference (April 18-19, 2020). Info can be found at idea.umn.edu. IDEA will cover the cost of conference registration.

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LGBTQIA+ Student Community Check-In

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Karmen McQuitty (Student Legal Services) and Saby Labor (Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life) are teaming up to co-host a virtual check-in for UMN LGBTQ+ students this Friday at 3pm CST.

Feel free to share out to students.

Title: LGBTQIA+ Student Community Check-In

Date/time: Friday, March 27 @3pm CST

Location: https://z.umn.edu/gsc_cares 

Audience: LGBTQIA+ students at UMN 

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