News release from IPFW:
Sixth annual Diversity Week focuses on community service, diversity, support
(November 10, 2014) – Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) celebrates its sixth annual Diversity Week with three special events on November 11-13 in the Walb Student Union Classic Ballroom.
Over 1,200 students, faculty, staff, and community members attended last year’s Diversity Week programs.
All events are free and open to the public.
Community Service Fair on November 11, noon to 2 p.m.
Diversity Week opens with the second annual Community Service Fair on November 11 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Walb Student Union Classic Ballroom.
The Community Service Fair connects students and community members with local agencies and not-for-profits. Attendees will learn about both the services these non-profits provide and the volunteer opportunities available. Free snacks will be provided. For more information about the Community Service Fair, call the Office of Student Life and Leadership at 260-481-6609.
Diversity Showcase on November 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Diversity Showcase takes place on Wednesday, November 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Walb Student Union Classic Ballroom.
Departments and organizations from around the university will share programs and achievements demonstrating how diversity enhances and impacts IPFW. Lunch will be provided in a multicultural food court. For more information, contact the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at 260-481-6608.
NOH8 Campaign on November 13, 4-6 p.m.
Diversity Week closes with the second annual NOH8 @ IPFW Campaign on Thursday, November 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Walb Student Union Classic Ballroom. NOH8 @ IPFW is sponsored by both IPFW and Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast.
The event celebrates civility, respect, diversity, and equality by asking attendees to make a stand against hate in all forms. Participants can take a “NOH8” photograph to show their support. Free snacks will be provided. For more information, contact the Office of Student Life and Leadership at 260-481-6609.
NOH8 @ IPFW is not officially affiliated with the national NOH8 campaign at noh8campaign.com.
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), is the largest university in northeast Indiana, offering more than 200 prestigious Indiana University and Purdue University degrees and certificates. More than 13,000 students of diverse ages, races, and nationalities belong to the IPFW family. The 688-acre campus in Fort Wayne is home to over 9,900 degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Through IPFW’s partnerships with area high schools, almost 3,300 high school students take dual credit courses, simultaneously earning both high school and college credits. IPFW is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access University accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more about us at ipfw.edu.