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Bobcat Preview - Diversity Presentation

January 18, 2019
LBJSC Teaching Theatre
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

SDI and Hip Hop Congress present the Diversity Presentation, a humorous 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.

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Veterans Welcome Reception

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
LBJ Student Center Ballroom
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

New, transfer and current student veterans are invited to attend. This opportunity connects student veterans with resources, services, Veteran Friendly Offices, and fellow student vets. The Veterans Welcome Reception is a great opportunity to meet the Veteran Alliance of Texas State (VATS), connect with prospective mentors, and learn about resources and opportunities at Texas State.  Food and refreshments are provided. 

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Welcome to the Family - Welcoming LBGTQIA and Ally New Students

Thursday, January 24, 2019
LBJ Student Center Ballroom 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come mix and mingle with Texas State Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Aromantic, Agender 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.

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Asian Student Welcome Reception

Monday, January 28, 2019
LBJSC 3-14.1
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Texas State University welcomes individuals who identify Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, and Pacific Islanders to learn more about programs and services, to increase their involvement on campus, engagement in the community, and success.  Food and refreshments are provided.

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Hispanic Student Welcome Reception

Thursday, January 31, 2019
LBJSC Ballroom
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Texas State welcomes Hispanic new, transfer and returning Hispanic and Latinx 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.

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Multiracial Mixer

Monday, February 28, 2019
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
LBJ Student Center Room 3-13.1 

Do you identify as biracial, multiracial, mixed heritage, multiethnic, or hapa?

Please join us for an informal gathering where we can connect through our shared experiences and build a network on campus. A light reception will be provided. Feel free to come and go throughout the event. This event is open to Texas State students, faculty, and staff.

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Mama's Kitchen - USAC Welcome Back Social & Black History Month Kick-Off

Thursday, February 14, 2019 
LBJ Student Center Ballroom
12:00 pm - 2:00 PM (or until food runs out)

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 Black History Month.

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Black Student Organization Retreat


At the start of the each semester, Black student organizations meet and retreat in order to plan and prepare for the academic year. Organizations participate in a President's Forum, receive important financial aid updates for members, hear about volunteer opportunities, and connect with each other on programs and funding proposals.

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Equality University: Texas State Student Diversity and Inclusion Conference

November 10, 2018

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.

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Bobcat Veterans & Family BBQ

Fall 2019 - See you then!

All Veterans (students, staff & faculty) and their family are welcomed to attend. Join us for free food and family-friendly fun for you and your family.  Learn about resources, programs and services at the TXST and Round Rock Campus. Meet fellow student veterans and TXST faculty/staff members. We'll have representatives from off-campus and non-profits organizations. 
No cost to attend this program. 

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Native American & Indigenous Student Welcome Reception

Event occurs each fall semester only.

Student Diversity and Inclusion (SDI), the Office of Vice President of Student Affairs (VPSA), and Hispanic Policy Network (HPN) welcome new, transfer and returning Native American and Indigenous Students to Texas State. The goal of this event is to connect Native American and Indigenous students with peers, resources, services, organizations, and opportunity. Food and refreshments are provided. 

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