Multicultural Affairs Activities
Multicultural Affairs Departmental Events:
Hot Cocoa and Muffins Social will be January 31st at 6:00pm in the Sandia Room. This event is open to everyone!! Come out to meet the Offices from the Department of Multicultural Affairs. We will be giving free Hot Cocoa and Muffins. There will also be chances to win prizes, such as a pair of Movie Tickets! You must be Present to win!
Graduates Honoring Banquet will be on Friday, April 26th in the CUB Ballroom. Join the Department of Multicultural Affairs as we honor the Spring 2019 Multicultural graduating students. All Attendees must RSVP with Multicultural Director Diana Cordova by April. NO EXCEPTIONS.
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:
Swahili Time with Damieanus Ochola on February 6th at 2:00pm in the Sandia Room.
Mobile Museum Exhibit February 7th in the CUB Lobby.
Blackdom with Professor Geni Flores on February 13th at 2:00pm in the Sandia Room.
Kevin Bozeman on February 27th at 7:00pm in the CUB Ballroom.
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.
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.
Chinese New Year will be February 5th in the Sandia Room at 6:00pm. Join Peiyu ‘Peggy' Jiang, International student from China's Sichuan province, participants will be able to create their own paper parasol , and enjoy Chinese Hor's Devours!
Pizza Social! will be January 25th in the Aztec Room at 2:00pm. What better way to start things off than a Pizza Party? Here is a chance for everyone to come hang out, have a great time, make new friends, and enjoy some hot pizza. Meet the students behind the offices of Multicultural Affairs, meet fellow international students old and new, and create great memories.
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.
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.
Annual Fry-Bread Sale This is an opportunity for anyone on campus to taste some delicious, homemade Fry-Bread! Made by our very own Native American Affairs students! All proceeds raised from this sale are put into scholarships for Native students. You must place your order for Fry-Bread no later than November 2nd, NO EXCEPTIONS. The Fry-Bread will be handmade and delivered on November 2nd. Each Fry-Bread order will cost $5. Students must pay at the time of ordering, Faculty and Staff must pay by the time of delivery.
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.
ENMU Royalty - Meet the ENMU Royalty March 4th at 11:30 am in the CUB lobby. Sponsor: Multicultural Affairs–(575)562-4915 Multicultural.Coordinator@enmu.edu
Be Beautiful, Be You Workshop - Discover and recognize individual traits that cause the development of healthy relationships on March 5th at 2::00 pm in the Sandia Room. Sponsor: African American Affairs – (575)-562-2437 email@example.com
FREE Luncheon w/ Egyptian-American Activist Jinahie - March 6th at 11:30 am in the Sandia Room. Sponsor: International Affairs-(575)562-4915 firstname.lastname@example.org RSVP through email no later than March 1st.
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Woman - Join the Native American Affairs office on March 7th at 2:00 pm in the Sandia Room. Sponsor: Native American Affairs – (575)562-2740 enmu.NativeAmericanAffairs@enmu.edu
Four Generations of Chinese Woman - Join visitng professors from Xi'an University of Technology China: Ms. Liu and Ms. Guan in talking about the four generations of Chinese woman in their family on March 29th at 2:00 pm in the Sandia Room. Sponsor: International Affairs – (575)562-4915. enmu.InternationalAffairs@enmu.edu
Cabinet Secretary for Indian Affairs-Lynn Trujillo - Title: Cabinet Secretary for Indian Affairs: Lynn Trujillo. Date: March 19th. Time: 2 p.m. Location: Multicultural (Lower level of the CUB). Sponsor: Native American Affairs – (575)562-2740 enmu.NativeAmericanAffairs@enmu.edu
Opiate awareness - Date: March 20th. Time: 2 p.m. Location: Laguna Room. Description: This presentation will inform about the US, state, and local rates related to Opiate overdoses and prevention efforts. Learn more about this important epidemic and understand the effect it can have in our communities. Sponsor: Multicultural Affairs – (575)562-4915 Multicultural.Coordinator@enmu.edu
Woman of Steel - Date: March 21st. Time: 2pm. Location: Laguna Room. Sponsor: Hispanic Affairs – (575)562-2451. enmu.Hispanicaffairs@enmu.edu
Cesar Chavez Blood Drive - Date: March 28th. Time: 9am-2pm. Location: Sandia Room. Description: Donate blood and help save a life! Schedule an appointment by going to Blood Hero and pick the time that best fits your schedule. The first 60 donors will receive an amazing Cesar Chavez Blood Drive t-shirt! Sponsor: Hispanic Affairs – (575)562-2451. enmu.Hispanicaffairs@enmu.edu