Tag: MESA

Mai Lo Lee featured in Fox Valley 365

“Mai Lo Lee knows all about microaggression. The facial expression here. The sly gesture there. In the 20th century, race dynamics played out in the streets with marches and riots. In the 21st century, they play out in the subtle mannerisms of people in boardrooms and retail checkout lines and being asked where you’re from… […]

MLK Jr. Celebration is Saturday Jan. 19, 2019

As it has for years, UW-Green Bay is set to play a fundamental role in Saturday’s (Jan. 19, 2019) Brown County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. The University is a major sponsor for this awesome annual event, which runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon at NWTC’s Student Center. […]

Black Student Union to celebrate ‘Black womyn’ at Soul Food Luncheon, Feb. 2

The UW-Green Bay Black Student Union (BSU) will celebrate Black womyn at the 2019 annual Soul Food Luncheon, Saturday, Feb. 2 from Noon to 3 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union. This program will educate and celebrate the Black womyn through songs and performances featuring Local 5 reporter, Robyn Oguinye. All are welcome. Doors open at […]

Introducing the Somali Student Union

A new student organization has been formed at UW-Green Bay. The Somali Student Union (SSU) will encourage, provide guidance and help Somali students academically, professionally and personally succeed in and beyond college. It is currently led by students Rahmo Kassim and Ibrahim Budul. Associate Prof. Jon Shelton is the organization’s faculty adviser.

Photos: Kwanzaa Celebration

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UW-Green Bay celebrated Kwanzaa — an annual celebration of African and African-American culture and identity, based on the seven principles of African heritage — with the greater community on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. This year, the theme was unity. Enjoy the photos. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – […]

Reminder: UW-Green Bay to host Kwanzaa Celebration this Saturday (Dec. 8)

Kwanzaa 2018: A Celebration of Unity will be held in the University Union Phoenix Rooms on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA), Diversity Task Force, Office of Student Life and the Black Student Union (BSU), this free and public event will provide free […]

UW-Green Bay to host Kwanzaa 2018: A Celebration of Unity, Dec. 8

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GREEN BAY – In a time of fraction and discord, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA), Diversity Task Force, Office of Student Life and the Black Student Union (BSU) welcome the community to join together for a celebration of umoja (unity) at UW–Green Bay’s annual Kwanzaa Celebration! This year’s event […]

Luncheon in honor of National Native American Heritage Month to be held Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Cloud Commons

In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) will be hosting author and poet, Heid E. Erdrich on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Cloud Commons located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Chef Corey will be doing a cooking demo with her, using the Global […]

Reminder: Spring 2019 Human Mosaic submissions due on Monday, Nov. 19

Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) is taking event submissions for Spring 2019 Human Mosaic. The Human Mosaic is intended to collect UW-Green Bay programs that relate to diversity.  Submissions are welcome from all four campuses. The Human Mosaic is traditionally distributed to UW-Green Bay students, staff and faculty at the beginning of the semester. Please complete […]

Event submission deadline for Human Mosaic is Monday, Nov. 19

The Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) office is accepting event submissions for the Spring 2019 Human Mosaic, a publication intended to capture all UW-Green Bay programs that relate to diversity. All four UW-Green Bay campuses are invited to submit events. The Human Mosaic is traditionally distributed to students, staff and faculty at the beginning of the […]