Multicultural Affairs Activities
Multicultural Affairs Departmental Events:
Multicultural Car Wash will be happening on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Valero Gas Station! Support ENMU Students, all donations go into scholarship funds!
African American Affairs:
Black History Month takes place throughout the month of February. Every year, the office of African American Affairs hosts a variety of events in celebration of this time, educating students on the History of African-Americans as well as the lasting impacts they have made on our culture and society. For more information on the specific events being held, feel free to visit the African American Affairs Black History Month page. The following are the 2019 Black History Month Events:
Africanized Bees will be on February 4th 2019 at 1pm in the Sandia Room.
Sexologist Frenchi Davis will be on February 5th 2019 at 7pm in the Greyhoud Lounge.
Challenges of African American Men will be on February 10th 2019 at 2pm in the Pecos Room.
Black Excellence Competition is a new tradition the office of African American Affairs has begun, and serves as the Grand Finale to Black History Month. This competition is an opportunity for students of African descent to come represent their culture and heritage. Judges will score contestants on three categories: Introduction, Talent, and Public Speaking. Only one student will be crowned Black Excellence, and will hold their title for a complete year, as well as recieve a small scholarship.
Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th through October 15th. Every year, the office of Hispanic Affairs selects a theme, and hosts a variety of events that celebrate Hispanic heritage, culture, and traditions. For more information on Hispanic Heritage Month, and the events being held, feel free to visit the Hispanic Affairs Hispanic Heritage Month Page.
Trivia Road Map- on September 17th 2019 from 11:00am until 2:00pm in the CUB Lobby
Gigi Bella Slam Poet- on September 19th 2019 at 7:00pm in the Greyhound Lounge
Bridge Cultures on October 1st 2019 at 2:00pm in the Sandia Room. Cancelled due to Flooding
El Camino Real on October 7th 2019 at 2:00pm in the Sandia Room.
Seven String Barbed Wire Fence on October 8th 2019 at 2:00pm in the Sandia Room.
New Mexico before Columbus on October 14th 2019 at 2:00pm in the Sandia Room.
Baracutanga- on October 15th 2019 at 7pm at the Dallan Sanders Patio
Dia de los Muertos- on October 30th 2019 at 2pm in the Sandia Room
Rey y Reina Competition is hosted by the office of Hispanic Affairs during Hispanic Heritage month. Participants must be of Hispanic Heritage to compete. This competiton provides students the opportunity to showcase the unique aspects of their cultures as they represent their families and countries.
Early Arrival Program will be August 15th through the 19th 2019. Contact the Office of International Affairs by phone at 575-562-4915 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a University tour or get more information on events happening.
Culture Shock Conversations will be September 27th 2019 at 3:00pm in the Multicultural Lounge (Lower level of the CUB).
Woman's History Month Every year March is designated Women's History Month by Presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor women's contributions in American history.
Pizza Welcome will be on August 23rd 2019 at 3:00pm in the Multicultural Lounge (lower level of the CUB) for International Students ONLY.
International Potluck will be on September 13th at 6:00pm in the San Juan Village Clubhouse. BRING FOOD from your culture or that is significant to you!
Israel and Judaism by Daniel Madmony-Ziegler will be on October 17th 2019 at 2pm in the Pecos Room.
Kenyan Poetry by Esther Kipkoech will be on October 18th at 3pm 2019 in the Sandia Room.
Native Heritage Month is nationally recognized as the month of November. Every year, the office of Native-American Affairs selects a theme, and hosts a variety of events in celebration of the history of Native-American tribes, educating students on their unique cultures and traditions. For more information on Native American Heritage Month, and the events being held, feel free to visit the Native-American Affairs Native-American Heritage Month page.
Zuni Olla Maidens will be on November 4th 2019 at 7pm in the CUB Ballroom.
Navajo Bingo Night will be on November 6th 2019 at 6pm in the Multicultural Lounge.
Badge of Honor for Veteran's Day will be on November 11th 2019 at 2pm in the Pecos Room.
ONNSFA will be on November 21st 2019 9am until 2pm in the Multicultural Lounge.
Thanksgiving Banquet will be on November 21st 2019 at 6pm in the CUB Ballroom. RSVP by November 8th NO EXCEPTIONS! Email Native Affairs.
Miss Native ENMU pageant is hosted by the office of Native-American Affairs during Native-American Heritage Month in November. Students must be single, have no dependents and hold a Certificate of Indian Blood (C.I.B) to be eligible to compete. Miss Native ENMU will hold her title for an entire academic year (November to November), as well as receive a small scholarship.