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Monday, February 20th, 2017
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Storrs CampusRainbow Center; Student Union 403
Today's workshop is the new date for the postponed date of February 13.
The 2.5-hour training session offers a highly interactive learning experience about how to create a safe space for UConnâs diverse community of gender identities, gender expressions, and sexualities. This could include, but is not limited to lesbian, bisexual, gay, asexual, aromantic, genderqueer, gender non-conforming, pansexual, two-spirit people.
All members of the UConn community are encouraged to attend: faculty, staff and students. If interested as an individual, please visit http://rainbowcenter.uconn.edu/huskyally/ to enroll.
In order to preserve a quality educational experience for attendees, pre-registration is required. A training session may be cancelled if there is not a minimum number of enrolled participants.
Spring 2017 dates and times:
February 20, 9:30am - 12:00 noon
March 24, 9am - 11:30am
May 11, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Trainings are held in the Rainbow Center, 403 Student Union.
Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Storrs CampusRainbow Center, Student Union 403
From http://IMDB.com: Two attractive young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together. Meanwhile, Maggie's well-meaning but naive mother Lila gets divorced and decides to move to Vancouver and join the household. Soon after, Lila is befriended by Judy, a transsexual about to undergo a sex-change operation. Complications ensue as the conservative Lila learns the truth about Maggie, Judy, and their diverse group of friends.
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Storrs CampusBeach Hall Room 415
The 2017 Applications to the Hira Jain Scholarship are DUE by 3PM on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 in Room 415 of Beach Hall (Fourth Floor.
AAASI is extraordinarily indebted to Dr. Hira and Mrs. Sunita Jain of Glastonbury, CT for their generosity in establishing the permanent endowment that funds this competitive scholarship, awarded since 2004.
There will be two awards: $1000 each to the successful undergraduate and $1000 to the successful graduate student.
The Hira Jain Scholarship recognizes academically outstanding undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full time at the University of Connecticut. Applicants for the scholarship may, but are not required to demonstrate financial need. The Institute administers the scholarship and invites applications every other year (biennial). Awards have ranged from $1000 to $2500, and announced before the close of the spring semester it is awarded.
More Information at http://asianamerican.uconn.edu/2016/11/17/seeking-2017-hira-jain-scholarship-applicants/