The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is proud to present the Diversity Lecture Series, a series that features distinguished leaders and experts to inspire campus dialogue, community engagement and learning about the national narrative on diversity and inclusion. The speakers include scholars, thought leaders and diversity professionals whose research, scholarship, leadership and advocacy enhance the university's efforts to present diverse ideas, perspectives and viewpoints to inspire greater understanding and appreciation for diversity and inclusion.

6 p.m. | Thursday, October 10 | CAC Theater
What is code switching? Harold Wallace III defines what code switching is and shares the everyday struggle of switching codes for survival.

3-4 p.m. | Wednesday, October 16 | Rhatigan Student Center 202
Join the LGBTQ+ Shocker Ambassadors for their first-ever shared read! This second meeting is to check in with everyone regarding the chosen book. We will discuss the experiences from the book thus far and catch up those who would like to join our shared read.

7 p.m. | Thursday, October 17 | Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Cosponsored with Student Involvement

Nyle DiMarco shares his barrier-breaking story as a Deaf man who has risen above stereotypes to take the world by storm.

6-8 p.m. | Tuesday, October 22 | Rhatigan Student Center 258
Put your game face on and play some video games and board games with your fellow LGBTQ+ Shockers. Bring your favorite game and we will have plenty to share.

1-2 p.m. | Wednesday, October 23 | Rhatigan Student Center 208
Engage in meaningful dialogues around various topics that impact identity, diversity, inclusion, equity and society. We welcome you to lean into discomfort and join in on the discussion.

1-4 p.m. | Wednesday, October 23 | Ahlberg Hall 209
Cosponsored with Student Health Services and 2909 Oliver

Get tested for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia by submitting a urine specimen and you will get FREE PIZZA! Do not use the restroom at least one hour prior to testing. No appointments, drop in only.

1-4 p.m. | Tuesday, November 5 | Rhatigan Student Center 245
Cosponsored with Student Health Services and Positive Directions, Inc.

Offering confidential and free HIV Testing and Syphilis Testing upon request. Do not eat or drink anything 15 minutes prior to getting tested. Same-day results. No appointments, drop-in only.

6-8 p.m. | Tuesday, November 12 | Rhatigan Student Center 265
Put your game face on and play some video games and board games with your fellow LGBTQ+ Shockers. Bring your favorite game and we will have plenty to share.

2:30-5 p.m. | Tuesday, November 19 | Registration is required to attend this training.
The goal of Gender Diversity Training is to provide a learning environment focused on increasing awareness and knowledge for people wishing to be an ally of Trans individuals.