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Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center

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1 Fight for historical campus buildings continue
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:34, p.1
2/14/2022 The fight to keep the Honors Cottage and Alumni House from being demolished continues; photo.
2 Presidents House turned Honors Cottage
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:19, p.5
11/1/2021 The Honors Cottage, first called the President's House, has been home to many different people and clubs, and it currently houses the university's honors program.
3 UNI Seven honored on 50th anniversary
Kampe--Erin (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:43, p.02
3/12/2020 The members of the UNI Seven, who protested for racial equality in 1970 were honored at a 50th anniversary event in the Maucker Union Ballroom on March 9, 2020; photo.
4 Center for Multicultural Education celebrates 40 years
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.23
4/1/2011 Brief history of the center; photo.
5 Remember when . . . .
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.Outside back cover
1/1/2010 Ethnic Minorities and Cultural House established in 1970; activities now centered in Center for Multicultural Education; photo.
6 Presidential, Provost scholarship programs undergo changes
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:2, p.1
8/31/2004 Both Presidential and Provost Scholarship programs are now under the auspices of the University Honors Program. The program is now housed in the "Honors Cottage", the former site of the Center for Multicultural Education.
7 CME dedication stirs mixed emotions in UNI Seven
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 100:46, p.1
3/30/2004 The new Center for Multicultural Education addition to Maucker Union is dedicated; photo.
8 UNI to dedicate new Center for Multicultural Education
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
3/15/2004 Dedication will be held Friday, March 26; speakers include President Koob and author Nicolas Vaca.
9 UNI celebrates diversity with week of events
Public Relations News Release 2002:55, p.1
8/30/2002 Diversity Week will include many events, such as an Afro-Brazilian Capoeira Dance, speakers, forums, and other activities that are aimed at increasing cultural awareness.
10 UNI Center for Multicultural Education celebrates 30th anniversary
Public Relations News Release 2000:250, p.1
2/19/2001 The Ethnic Minorities and Cultural Center was opened in February 1971; now known as the Center for Multicultural Education.
11 Yearlong celebration marks UNI's 125th anniversary
Northern Iowa Today 85:1, p.2
1/1/2001 A look at the important anniversaries and programs; UNI presidents comment on their achievements; photo.
12 UNI Diversity Week scheduled for Sept. 12-17
Public Relations News Release 1999:33, p.1
9/8/1999 Diversity Week schedule of events and speakers.
13 Striving to keep King's dream alive; Monday celebrates rights leader's efforts for equality
Van Sickel--Carrie
Northern Iowan 95:29, p.11
1/15/1999 Schools, federal buildings, and banks will close Monday to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.; several campus events are scheduled; photo.
14 Fashion, variety show provides new beat
Van Sickel--Carrie
Northern Iowan 95:24, p.8
11/20/1998 Center of Multicultural Education and Ethnic Student Senate sponsoring "Up Jumps the Boogie" tonight in Union.
15 "UNI Diversity Initiative: A Study Circle on Race" to be held on Friday, Nov. 6, at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:103, p.1
10/23/1998 Study group session will be third in series meeting to discuss race relations.
16 "UNI Diversity Initiative: A Study Circle on Race" to be held Friday, Oct. 23 at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:82, p.1
10/15/1998 Third of four discussions will focus on race relations and what individuals can do to make progress in the area.
17 "UNI Diversity Initiative: A Study Circle on Race" to be held Friday, Sept. 18, to support Diversity Week at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:28, p.1
9/9/1998 Difficult Dialogues will sponsor study group sessions on race-related issues beginning during Diversity Week and continuing on October 9, 23, and November 6.
18 Diversity Week scheduled for Sept. 13-18 at the University of Northern Iowa
Campus News Network 9:2, p.2
8/31/1998 Many activities are scheduled for Diversity Week.
19 Lang Hall construction begins this fall as UNI-Dome and WRC work ends
Campus News Network 9:1, p.1
8/17/1998 Work continues on PAC, construction on WRC and UNI-Dome will be completed, and Lang Hall renovations will begin; list of smaller projects; photo.
20 Asian Awareness Month
Northern Iowan 94:44, p.10
3/13/1998 Panel discussion on intercultural dating, group discussion, and a dinner are planned for Asian Awareness Month in March.
21 Asian students kick off awareness month
Dao--Phuong (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 94:44, p.3
3/13/1998 Many activities are planned for Asian Awareness Month; photo.
22 "Preserving Iowa African American Women's History" topic for Difficult Dialogues series at University of Northern Iowa Friday, Feb. 20
Public Relations News Release 1997:232, p.1
2/17/1998 Difficult Dialogues series presents "Preserving Iowa African American Women's History". Facilitator will be Kathryn Neal. Ruth Frankenberg will speak March 13.
23 Recognizing contributions during Black History Month
Public Relations News Release 1997:196, p.1
1/29/1998 Director of Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Education Center Michael Blackwell discusses reasons we celebrate African-American achievements.
24 University of Northern Iowa to participate in ninth national African American Read-In Chain
Public Relations News Release 1997:194, p.1
1/28/1998 EMCEC will host African American Read-In Chain February 1. Alvarez Dixon, UNI student, is working on the project.
25 Women's Studies announces spring 1998 calendar for "Difficult Dialogues" at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1997:185, p.1
1/21/1998 "Difficult Dialogues" series at UNI will discuss "Experiencing and Exploring Heterosexism and Homophobia" January 23. Facilitators will be Karen Mitchell, Amy Moser, and William Behrends. Kathryn Neal will be featured February 20.
26 Cultural essay winner announced
Northern Iowan 94:29, p.12
1/16/1998 Becky Trenary, Alecia Fett, Kenneth Estling, and Michael DeCicco placed in the first Ethnic and Minorities Cultural and Educational Center essay contest.
27 Freeing the slaves: 135th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
Public Relations News Release 1997:166, p.1
12/23/1997 Michael Blackwell, Director of the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center, outlines the importance of the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863.
28 Zulu African Drum and Dance Connection to celebrate Kwanzaa at the University of Northern Iowa on Wednesday, Dec. 10; other activities set
Public Relations News Release 1997:140, p.1
12/2/1997 The Zulu African Drum and Dance Connection will perform December 10 to celebrate Kwanzaa. Other activities include presentation by Charline Barnes.
29 "Black Women in America: Challenge Spirit, Survival" topic for Difficult Dialogues at the University of Northern Iowa Friday, Nov. 14
Public Relations News Release 1997:112, p.1
11/10/1997 Scharron Clayton will direct discussion at this month's Difficult Dialogues. Sponsored by Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center, Women's Studies, and Multicultural Activities and Programming Committee.
30 Author Ray Young Bear to give two presentations Wednesday, Nov. 5, at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1997:95, p.1
11/3/1997 Ray Young Bear will discuss the contributions of Native Americans on the state of Iowa November 5.
31 UNI Explores the many aspects of diversity this week
Public Relations News Release 1997:29, p.1
9/11/1997 Michael Blackwell, director of the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center, reports the events and challenges of Diversity Week at UNI.
32 University of Northern Iowa Celebrates Cinco De Mayo outside Maucker Union Friday, May 2
Public Relations News Release 1996:381, p.1
4/29/1997 Cinco De May will be celebrated with "Great Food, Great Music, and Lots of Fun".
33 Elegant night ends Black History Month; Alvarez Dixon, Katrice Woods crowned king, queen
Ha--Kyung-Jun (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 93:40, p.8
2/28/1997 Third annual Essence of Ebony Ball was held to conclude Black History Month activities; photo.
34 'Difficult Dialogues' Workshop to hear excerpts from 'Working Past a "Divide and Conquer" Mentality, Friday.Feb.14
Public Relations News Release 1996:258, p.1
2/7/1997 The 'Difficult Dialogues' present a spring presentation.
35 Minority role models: Who is today's Martin Luther King Jr. ?
Public Relations News Release 1996:220, p.1
1/13/1997 Guy Sims and Dr. Michael Blackwell respond to the question of whom African Americans have as role models.
36 University of Northern Iowa offices extend hours during first week of spring semester classes
Public Relations News Release 1996:222, p.1
1/13/1997 Many University offices are open until 6:00pm to aid students as a new semester begins.
37 What's Up
Northern Iowan 93:12, p.4
10/11/1996 Activities and meetings.
38 "Exploring the Intersections of Race and Sexual Orientation" topic for Difficult Dialogues Friday, October 11 at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1996:97, p.1
10/8/1996 Laura Goetz will be the facilitator of the discussion October 11. Brief works by Barbara Smith, an African American lesbian, will be read and discussed. The readings concern issues and relations between the American American and Jewish communities.
39 What's Up
Northern Iowan 93:11, p.4
10/8/1996 Activities and meetings.
40 Diversity Week to start Sunday
Northern Iowan 93:2, p.17
9/6/1996 Diversity Week activities include a march and panel discussion.
41 Profile: Cathy Pearson
Campus News Network 6:20, p.3
7/8/1996 Profile of EMCEC clerk Cathy Pearson; photo.
42 An uneasy look back: Culture Center celebrates 25th anniversary
Culpepper--Gwenne C. Holmes (Compliance and Equity Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 80:1, p.16
43 Northern Lights celebrating a dozen decades of great teaching
Campus News Network 6:17, p.Insert 1A
5/6/1996 Photographs of activities celebrating UNI's 120th anniversary; photo.
44 University of Northern Iowa celebrates Cinco De Mayo on top of Maucker Union
Public Relations News Release 1995:342, p.1
4/29/1996 Karen Stein will facilitate the song and dance during the celebration of Cinco De Mayo.
45 Maucker speaks of accomplishments of EMCEC
Northern Iowan 92:53, p.1
4/26/1996 Maucker outlines history of founding of EMCEC; panel discussion follows; photo.
46 Former President J.W. Maucker back on campus
Northern Iowan 92:52, p.1
4/23/1996 Will speak on founding of EMCEC.
47 Northern Lights; a celebration honoring the 120th anniversary of the University of Northern Iowa
Campus News Network 6:16, p.2
4/22/1996 Schedule of events for 120th anniversary celebration.
48 Past
Public Relations News Release 1995:329, p.1
4/22/1996 UNI remembers the turbulent 1960's.
49 University of Northern Iowa to celebrate its 120th anniversary with variety of activities April 20-27
Public Relations News Release 1995:324, p.1
4/17/1996 Activities are announced for the celebration of the 120th anniversary of UNI.
50 Former University of Northern Iowa President Maucker to speak April 23 in program recognizing silver anniversary of Cultural Center
Public Relations News Release 1995:319, p.1
4/16/1996 J.W. Maucker to speak at UNI on the problems surrounding the establishment of the Ethnic Minorities Cultural & Educational Center. His speak will be followed by a panel discussion.


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