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:
Swahili Time with Damieanus Ochola on February 6th 2019 at 2:00pm in the Sandia Room.
Mobile Museum Exhibit February 7th 2019 in the CUB Lobby.
Blackdom with Professor Geni Flores on February 13th 2019 at 2:00pm in the Sandia Room.
Kevin Bozeman on February 27th 2019 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.
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Gigi Bella Slam Poet- TBA
Bridge Cultures on October 1st 2019 at 2:00pm in the Sandia Room.
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.
Dia de los Muertos- TBA
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).
Chinese New Year will be February 5th 2019 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 Welcome will be on August 23rd 2019 at 3:00pm in the Multicultural Lounge (lower level of the CUB) for International Students ONLY.
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. More information coming soon...
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 2019 at 11:30 am in the CUB lobby.
Be Beautiful, Be You Workshop - on March 5th 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Sandia Room.
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Woman - on March 7th 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Sandia Room.
Four Generations of Chinese Woman - on March 29th 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Sandia Room.