Multicultural Affairs Activities
Multicultural Affairs Departmental Events:
Diversity Beans This Candy is just like poeple - you can't determine what is on the inside simply by looking at the outside. Come experience a fun and exciting new way to talk about diversity!
Ice Cream Social! This event is open to everyone!! Come out to meet the Offices from the Department of Multicultural Affairs. We will be giving free Ice Cream to everyone who comes. There will also be chances to win prizes, such as a Google Home Mini! You must be Present to win!
Multicultural Affairs Car Wash! On Saturday, September 15th, the Department of Multicultural Affairs will be hosting our annual Car Wash fundraiser! Come out and support the Multicultural Affairs students, all donations are accepted! Proceeds from this fundraiser go directly into funding the scholarships of our Multicultural Royalty. Supporting this car wash means supporting the cultural and educational opportunities of our fellow ENMU students!
African American Affairs:
African Drum and Dance Experience traditional African drumming, dancing, folklore, acrobatics, and history of the performers direct from Senegal, Africa.
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.
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.
Nepal Presentation On Friday, October 19th at 3:00pm in the CUB Aztec room. Facts and figures about Nepal, Cultural diversity, Geography (including the natural attractions Mount Everest), Climatic variation and biodiversity, Religion, economic and political aspects, and Exciting videos and pictures!
International Potluck will be happening on Friday, September 28th at 6:00pm in the San Juan Village Clubhouse. International Affairs, International Club, and San Juan Village are working together to host the annual International Potluck event! This is an amazing opportunity to sample foods from around the world and learn about the different cultures our students come from. To participate in this event, we are asking that all students bring a dish from their culture to contribute to the potluck. International Affairs will be providing plates, and San Juan Village will be providing drinks and cutlery.
Sampling American Food is happening Friday, August 31st at 3:00pm in the Aztec Room. Here is a great chance to meet the new International Students, as well as out returning International Students! There will be food, games, music, and fun! Sample some of the most popular American foods!
Pizza Social! The International Club wants to welcome the new incoming international students to America and most importantly, to our ENMU Greyhound Family as we begin the Fall 2018 semester! 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. This event will be for the new incoming 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 is happening right now!!! 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.