Cultural Enrichment Events

These events are in addition to the Diversity Celebrations.  The Cultural Enrichment Events will be offered throughout the year to help celebrate cultures and diversity groups not included in the Diversity Celebrations.

Upcoming Events

  • The Race Card Project
    Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 |  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    SMC CC First Floor
    As a larger, national dialogue to open up discussions on race, ISLSI is soliciting UMB Campus Community members to write a 6 word essay as related to the topic of race.
  • Safe Space Training
    Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 |  noon - 1 p.m.
    SMC CC 351
    Help create and maintain a safe space at UMB for all people. Upon completion of this interactive LGBT Safe Space training, participants will have the option of signing the University of Maryland, Baltimore ally pledge.
  • Race Card Project
    Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 |  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    SMC CC First Floor
    As a larger, national dialogue to open up discussions on race, ISLSI is soliciting UMB Campus Community members to write a 6 word essay as related to the topic of race.
  • Taboo Topics
    Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 | noon - 1 p.m.
    SMC CC 351
    Are there questions you've been wondering about other people but don't know how to ask? In Taboo Topics, anything goes! This session is meant as a space to ask audacious questions (with respect) in hopes to gain some insight. Bring all your "why do you do __?" questions with you for a lively discussion.
  • Facing AIDS Campaign
    Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 |  noon - 2 p.m.
    Lexington Market
    Community members are encouraged to be a part a national campaign to reduce stigma and share why and how they are “Facing AIDS.”  In support of our nation’s first National HIV/AIDS Strategy, there will be an interactive photo booth to carry out this awareness building activity. After the event, images will be uploaded to the “Facing AIDS” website as a symbol of solidarity in the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s response to the HIV epidemic.
  • TriHIVia Night
    Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 | 6-8 p.m.
    Frank and Nic's
    HIV trivia night is back by popular demand! Enjoy some good company, food, and trivia. Prizes for the winning team!
  • Facing AIDS Campaign
    Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 |  noon - 2 p.m.
    Lexington Market
    Community members are encouraged to be a part a national campaign to reduce stigma and share why and how they are “Facing AIDS.”  In support of our nation’s first National HIV/AIDS Strategy, there will be an interactive photo booth to carry out this awareness building activity. After the event, images will be uploaded to the “Facing AIDS” website as a symbol of solidarity in the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s response to the HIV epidemic.
  • Race Card Project
    Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 |  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    SMC CC First Floor
    As a larger, national dialogue to open up discussions on race, ISLSI is soliciting UMB Campus Community members to write a 6 word essay as related to the topic of race.
  • Chili Cook Off Benefit
    Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 |  noon - 2 p.m.
    SMC Campus Center First Floor
    Stop by during your lunch break for our chili cook-off fundraiser. All proceeds go to STAR TRACK, a University of Maryland Children’s Hospital Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine addressing the complicated needs of adolescents who are infected with HIV.  Purchase one bowl of chili for $5, and any additional bowls of chili for $3. Be green and bring your own soup mug or bowl to receive a $1 discount!
  • Facing AIDS Campaign
    Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 |  noon - 2 p.m.
    Lexington Market
    Community members are encouraged to be a part a national campaign to reduce stigma and share why and how they are “Facing AIDS.”  In support of our nation’s first National HIV/AIDS Strategy, there will be an interactive photo booth to carry out this awareness building activity. After the event, images will be uploaded to the “Facing AIDS” website as a symbol of solidarity in the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s response to the HIV epidemic.
  • World AIDS Day
    Monday, Dec. 1, 2014  |  11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    SMC CC First Floor
    Student, Staff, Faculty and community are invited to join us to come together in solidarity to celebrate and honor World AIDS day. We will have a resource fair, Facing AIDS campaign, create the Living Ribbon, and a panel discussion regarding living with HIV and AIDS.
  • ChristmaHannuKwanzaDanStice: A Winter Celebration
    Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 | noon - 2 p.m.
    Fireplace Lounge
    Come celebrate your favorite winter holiday and come learn about others! Whether it's Christmas, Hannukkah, Kwanzaa, or Solstice - We've got you covered! Learn about old traditions and create new ones with members of the campus community!
  • Race Card Project
    Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 |  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    SMC CC First Floor
    As a larger, national dialogue to open up discussions on race, ISLSI is soliciting UMB Campus Community members to write a 6 word essay as related to the topic of race.
  • Race Card Project
    Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 |  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    SMC CC First Floor
    As a larger, national dialogue to open up discussions on race, ISLSI is soliciting UMB Campus Community members to write a 6 word essay as related to the topic of race.
  • Safe Space Training
    Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 |  noon - 1 p.m.
    SMC CC 351
    Help create and maintain a safe space at UMB for all people. Upon completion of this interactive LGBT Safe Space training, participants will have the option of signing the University of Maryland, Baltimore ally pledge.
  • Poverty Simulation
    Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 |  noon - 2 p.m.
    SMC CC First Floor
    The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a low-income family and survive from week to week. This interactive workshop allows participants to assume the roles of a family member facing poverty. Participants will have the opportunity to experience some of the daily challenges a family in poverty may go through over a simulated experience of one month. Families will address problems such as lack of transportation to having only enough money to pay for food or rent.
  • Taboo Topics
    Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 | noon - 1 p.m.
    SMC CC 351
    Are there questions you've been wondering about other people but don't know how to ask? In Taboo Topics, anything goes! This session is meant as a space to ask audacious questions (with respect) in hopes to gain some insight. Bring all your "why do you do __?" questions with you for a lively discussion.
  • Race Card Project
    Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2015 |  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    SMC CC First Floor
    As a larger, national dialogue to open up discussions on race, ISLSI is soliciting UMB Campus Community members to write a 6 word essay as related to the topic of race.