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Center for Multicultural Education (CME)

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1 International Education Week kicks off
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:23, p.01
11/14/2022 International Education Week, November 14-18, will celebrate the stories of international students, faculty, and departments across UNI's campus. Caroline Christensen lists out the different events that will be held throughout the week.
2 Do you have access?
Bolumbu--Nkasa (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:13, p.03
10/10/2022 Nkasa Bolumbu writes an opinion piece featuring UNI students Caleb Gahle and Nick Johnson. Gahle, who has cerebral palsy, is creating a new student organization called Awareness, Community, Collaboration, Empowerment, Support, and Success (ACCESS) which will allow students with disabilities to share their experiences and raise awareness; photo.
3 'DIS' is the most wonderful way to get involved
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:2, p.01
8/29/2022 Nixson Benítez writes about opportunities that the Center of Multicultural Education (CME) will be providing in the coming year. Nixson interviews the Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice (DIS) Chiquita Loveless who explains the goals of DIS and the support system that they provide for students of all different racial or religious backgrounds; photo.
4 Warlocks, aliens and superheroes welcome at Rod
Alder--Theo (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 118:46, p.1
4/4/2022 The Rod Library hosts this year's annual RodCon; photo.
5 Leila Masinovic: Making history at UNI
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.1
3/10/2022 Leila Masinovic discusses her new position as NISG president and what it means to her to be the first female Muslim student in that position; photo.
6 Highlighting Black leaders at UNI
Bates--Jerrell (Guest Columnist), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:37, p.1
2/24/2022 Many Black leaders visited UNI for Black History Month; photo.
7 Meet the candidates: VP for Student Life
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:34, p.2
2/14/2022 The final three candidates for the Vice President of Student Life position are introduced; photo.
8 BSU celebrates Black History Month
Stevens--Anna (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:33, p.1
2/10/2022 The Black Student Union has multiple events planned for the entirety of Black History Month; photo.
9 Alumni House, Honors Cottage saved from demolition at BOR meeting
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:21, p.1
11/8/2021 The Alumni House and Honors Cottage have been saved from demolition for the moment, though it can be brought up again at the next Board of Regents meeting in February; photo.
10 Empleado de Admisiones apoya a los estudiantes multiculturales
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021), Lizarraga-Estrada--Jesus (Associate Director of Freshmen Recruitment and Acccess)
Northern Iowan 117:48, p.01
4/8/2021 Jesus Lizarraga-Estrada, the Associate Director of Freshman Recruitment and Access, reflects on his time at UNI and his current position which helps multicultural students find where they belong. Lizarraga-Estrada emphasizes the barriers of distance, transportation, and lack of resources for all students and has provided future students with Zoom campus visits. This article is printed in Spanish and English; photo.
11 HLC site visit features student forum
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.01
4/1/2021 Peer reviewers engaged with students in an open forum discussion during the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) site visit on Monday, March 29. Many student's had great things to say about UNI, praising the community, academics, work places on campus, and the student organizations. Other students critiqued the look and age of the buildings and the lack of diversity, inclusion, and social justice on campus; photo.
12 CME inspires students with compliment wall
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:43, p.04
3/22/2021 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) created an interactive compliment wall to inspire and encourage students throughout their day; photo.
13 UNI student honored for community impact
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:43, p.05
3/22/2021 Jerell Bates has been selected to become part of the Newman Civic Fellowship where he will focus on public problem solving and opportunities of leadership; photo.
14 Panther Portrait: Women of Color Celebration
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Magnificat--Gelase (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:40, p.04
3/11/2021 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) and the Northern Iowa Feminists held a painting event in Maucker Union for Women's History Month; photo.
15 Panther Portrait: BSU poetry slam
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:31, p.04
2/8/2021 BSU held their annual poetry slam. This is the first event hosted by BSU for Black History Month; photo.
16 Women's History Month and Art Expo
Kamp--Erin (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.05
3/5/2020 Women's History Month Kicks off with an Art Expo event held in the Center of Multicultural Education (CME). Event coordinated by student program coordinators from the CME Staff, members of UNI Women and Gender Studies program and the Northern Iowa Feminists. This event hopes to raise awareness about past and present issues women face.
17 CME panel features Black voices
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2022), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.01
2/17/2020 The UNI Center for Multicultural Education (CME) hosted a panel discussion with Black and African American students. This was the latest panel in the "What Your Students Want You to Know" series, which was launched in November 2019 to feature voices of UNI students from diverse populations; photo.
18 Panel addresses diversity in the workplace
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:34, p.02
2/10/2020 On Thursday, February 6, UNI students, faculty, and staff attended a panel discussing diversity in the workplace, held at the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) at noon. Chiquita Loveless spoke about her 23-year career in the US Navy and the challenges she overcame as a black woman in the field. The conversation turned to the role that UNI Faculty and staff can play in encouraging diversity in the classroom and workplace. Levy emphasized that building a relationship with students is essential, and Byers agreed. Levy added, however, that staff should be careful to avoid viewing barriers as deficits; photo.
19 CETL launches student panel series
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.04
11/18/2019 The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will host a series of panel discussions called "What Your Students Want You To Know," with some of UNI's Native American students. The event will take place in the Center for Multicultural Education on November 21, 2019.
20 UNI community packs REC town hall
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.01
11/14/2019 More than 200 students, faculty, and community members attended a town hall hosted by the UNI Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC) at Maucker Union. The REC started with a summary of the REC, actions UNI has taken, and inaction that UNI has failed to meet. It was also a way for the REC to get their message out into the community and to tell their stories and to have audience members tell their stories. The meeting called for everyone in attendance to take action. Related to this article was REC, students from Iowa, and ISU attend the Board of Regents Meeting. In coordination with similar student organizations from Universities across Iowa, members of REC attended the public comment portion of the Board of Regents committee meeting. REC member Gisselle Hererra delivered a statement on behalf of the REC, addressing the Board of Regents executives and representatives from Iowa's public universities. She ended her speech by asking if the executives and representatives would be willing to meet twice and both times she was met with silence; photo.
21 Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.04
10/14/2019 UNI has made effort to attain inclusion and diversity on campus by hosting several events throughout October, which is LGBTQ+ History Month, to celebrate and inform.
22 President announces Common Read
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.02
9/23/2019 The UNI President's Diversity Common Read date was announced by the university email. This Common Read was titled, "So You Want to Talk About Race," by Ijeoma Olupo. The Common Read is a program to facilitate reading and discussion between the students and faculty on campus and to invoke deep thought and discussion.
23 CME launches year with BBQ
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.06
8/29/2019 The Center of Multicultural Education held their beginning of the school year event at Maucker Union on August 26, 2019. They held a BBQ and a host of other food from different cultures. President of UNI, Mark Nook, attended the event and was happy to see the campus full of people/students once more. Other foundations and campus organizations attended the event and spoke of the up coming school year fondly.
24 CME dunks for diversity at tournament
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.01
4/1/2019 The Center for Multicultural Education hosted 'Dunking for Diversity,' a basketball tournament and discussion to promote diversity.
25 UNI Proud and GSS present Pride Week 2019
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.02
4/1/2019 UNI Proud and GSS will host several events to celebrate Pride Week. The week will conclude with the annual drag ball.
26 Fatness, Body-Size Stigma panel
Mitchel--Cecila (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:43, p.02
3/14/2019 Three faculty members presented their research focused on societal ideas of body-size.
27 UNI student recounts fleeing civil war
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:40, p.02
3/4/2019 FourtyTwo Yet, a senior social work major, spoke about growing up in a Sudan during the Second Sudanese Civil War, his time in a refugee camp, and his immigration to America as part of Hot Wings, Hot Topics, hosted by the Center for Multicultural Education.
28 Panther Portraits: Latinx Showcase
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.05
10/15/2018 The Latinx Showcase was celebrated by several organizations in Lang Hall.
29 Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:12, p.05
10/4/2018 UNIdos, Lambda Theta Phi and the CME are hosting several events to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month.
30 Frederick Douglas festival coming to library
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.05
9/13/2018 UNI participate in celebrated Frederick Douglass's birthday with the Frederick Douglass Power of Words Festival.
31 Check DIS out: CME has new name
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:3, p.04
8/30/2018 The Center for Multicultural Education underwent a name change and has a new approach to student inclusion.
32 President Nook meets with African Union
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017), Mitchell--Adrian (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:42, p.01
3/5/2018 The African Union met with university President Mark Nook to talk about the perceived inaction at UNI after President Trump called several African countries 's---hole countries.'
33 Panther portrait: Night at the Apollo Black History Month
Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:34, p.05
2/5/2018 Black Student Union kicked off Black History Month with "Night at the Apollo."
34 CME to hold 24-hour student study space
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:30, p.03
1/22/2018 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) now allows students to study in Plazza level of the Maucker Union at all times of the day and night. Students with a valid student ID can enter the area from 12AM to 6:30AM when the Union opens; photo.
35 Students showcase Latino heritage
Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:11, p.05
10/2/2017 In honor of Latino Heritage Week, the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) is hosting the Latino Heritage Showcase. There were various acts such as singing and dancing, all while educating the audience on Latin traditions; photo.
36 Latino Heritage Week
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014), Weber--Carly (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.01
9/28/2017 UNI hosted its first Latino Heritage Week, sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) and supported by UNIdos, Panthers for DREAM Iowa, Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc., and The Potential Candidates of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc. Some of the events included Baila Conmigo, a Latin dance night and a Latino Showcase to express Latino culture; photo.
37 UNI-CUE helps "Discover the Dream"
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:6, p.02
9/14/2017 The Center of Urban Education (UNI-CUE) is starting a mentoring program called "Discover the Dream" with local 5th graders to help them with the transition to 6th grade. The mentors are students from th Black Student Union (BSU), Center for Cultural Education (CME), and the Hispanic/Latino Student Union.
38 Dear future panthers...
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:21, p.1
11/9/2015 A forum was held to discuss students issues on campus related to racism and sexuality; photo.
39 UNI celebrates student cultures
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:21, p.6
11/9/2015 The Center for Multicultural Education held a celebration for Native American Heritage Month; photo.
40 CME restructure underway
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.2
11/5/2015 The Center for Multicultural Education is restructuring itself to be a better resource for students and faculty.
41 Free food on Friday
Turnis--Kayleen Marie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:10, p.2
10/1/2015 The Center for Multicultural Education and the International Student and Scholars Office are teaming up to host the first annual Ethnic Food Celebration.
42 Dancing with HLSU community
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.4
9/21/2015 The Hispanic Latino Student Union held its annual "Dance under the Stars" to celebrate the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month; photo.
43 War on Christianity
Carr-Murphy--Hannah (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:4, p.1
9/10/2015 Hannah Carr-Murphy argues that there is no war on Christianity, and that people need to pay attention to issues such as gender equality and gay rights.
44 The Center for Multicultural Education
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.Supp. 7
4/30/2015 An introduction to the Center for Multicultural Education; photo.
45 A hafla of tribal fusion
Jehn--Jakob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 11:51, p.1
4/20/2015 The annual Hafla (get together) was held in the Center for Multicultural Education; photo.
46 Union rooftop causes concern
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:50, p.1
4/16/2015 The rooftop of the Maucker Union is becoming unsafe; photo.
47 UNI to host Women's History Month events
Public Relations News Release 2014:202, p.1
3/9/2015 In March, the UNI Women's and Gender Studies Program will host multiple events in honor of Women's History Month. All events are free and open to the public.
48 Reaching for Higher Ground Film & Discussion Series: 'Ricki's Promise'
Public Relations News Release 2014:197, p.1
3/2/2015 "Ricki's Promise" will be shown March 9, in Lang Hall Auditorium. The theme for this year's series is Media and Social Media: A Networked Society. This event is free and open to the public.
49 CROW Forum to present 'Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma and Mimetic Theory'
Public Relations News Release 2014:184, p.1
2/23/2015 Martie Reineke, a professor of philosophy and world religions at UNI, will present a lecture on March 2, in the Center for Multicultural Education. Reineke will discuss the research that went into her latest book.
50 Reaching for Higher Ground Series to show 'Terms and Conditions May Apply'
Public Relations News Release 2014:177, p.1
2/9/2015 The documentary will be shown February 23 in the Center for Multicultural Education. This event is free and open to the public.

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