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Welcome New Students

Join us at the following programs! 


Equality University Equality University: Texas State Student Diversity and Inclusion Conference

Saturday, November 21, 2015 | LBJ Student Center Ballroom | All Day
Equality U is a diversity and inclusion conference which brings individuals from all areas of campus life together to participate in a day of dialogue with national speakers, faculty and staff facilitators, and collegiate colleagues.  Attendees will have opportunities to engage in authentic peer connections and explore how all identities impact individual relationships, groups and social dynamics.

Bobcat PreviewBobcat Preview - Diversity Presentation

August 18 - 20, 2105  |  Evans Auditorium  |  All Day
OSDI and Hip Hop Congress present the Diversity Presentation, a humorus and thought-provoking presentation that focuses on diversity, as part of the Bobcat Preview, and incorporated original skits, YouTube clips and live performances to provide "edutainment."  Participants learn what diversity is, how history has made diversity complex and challenging, and how diversity is valued at Texas State.

Welcome to the FamilyWelcome to the Family -  Welcoming LBGTQIA and Ally New Students

Friday, September 9, 2016  |  LBJ Student Center Ballroom  |  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come mix and mingle with Texas State Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and Ally students, staff and faculty.  This reception and information fair is a great way to meet AdvoCats, Bobcat Equality Alliance, Lambda of Texas State, Trans*cend at Texas State and Bobcat PRIDE at Texas State.

First FridaysFirst Fridays: A Male Initiative

Friday, September 4, 2015  |  LBJ Student Center 3-13.1  | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm 
This programs creates and maintains a network of male students that promote critical thinking, collaborations, and collective action. The interactive workshop series focus on a variety of topics centered on developing personal and professional self.

Hispanic Freshman ReceptionHispanic Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 9, 2015  |  JCK 11th Floor - Reed Parr Room  |  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
OSDI welcomes Hispanic freshman and new students with food, music, networking and information about resources to help new students make the transition to Bobcat Country.  This reception is an opportunity to meet Hispanic/Latino student organizations, leaders, faculty and staff. This social is hosted by Latinas Unidas and Hombres Unidos.

Mama's KitchenMama's Kitchen - USAC Welcome Back Social & Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off

Tuesday, September 15, 2015  |  LBJ Student Center Ballroom  |  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm 
This is a great way to meet the diverse Texas State family including students, staff and faculty members in a casual environment, learn about organizations under the Underrepresented Student Advisory Council (USAC), and kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month.
Black Student Alliance

Black Student Alliance Welcome - Social & Reception

Tuesday, September 15, 2015  | JCK 11th Floor - Reed Parr Room  |  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
OSDI and Black Student Association (BSA) welcome back all of our Black students at Texas State. This social reception is a great opportunity for new Texas State students to meet current students and Black student organizations.

Veterans WelcomeVeterans Welcome Reception
Monday, August 31, 2015  |  LBJ Student Center Ballroom  |  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

New student veterans are invited to learn more about programs and services at Texas to increase their involvement on campus, engagement in the community, and success as student veterans.  Food and refreshments are provided.

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