Intercultural Relations/Cross-Cultural Center Newsletter

3rd Annual Diversity Conference

Diversity, The Face of America: Diversity Pathways to Student Success

Saturday, April 24, 2010
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
San Diego State University
Aztec Center

Presented by the Office of Intercultural Relations and the Cross Cultural Center

photo: actor Barry “Shabaka” HenleyOpening Event

The Conference will open with a special play entitled Jungle Bells. This one-man show is written and performed by Barry “Shabaka” Henley. Born in New Orleans, Henley has appeared in numerous films and TV shows, including Ali, Grey’s Anatomy, the Showtime series Barbershop, NYPD Blue, Law & Order and the feature-film version of Miami Vice.


$5 - Early Bird Registration EXTENDED to April 14, 2010
$10 - Late Registration ends on April 20, 2010 (Mail must be postmarked by April 20, 2010.)
$15 - On-site Registration on April 24, 2010 only

Mail check to:
Cross Cultural Center, San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive, Aztec Center Room 202
San Diego, CA 92182-7460

Make check payable to: Campanile Foundation

You can Register Online.

Special hotel and travel discounts are available.

Queer People of Color Conference

photo: candlesSave the Date!
Saturday, May 7-8, 2010, 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Aztec Center, SDSU

Theme: Building Visibility through Tradition, Active Leadership, and Pride

The 5th Annual Queer People of Color Conference aims to honor the advances made by queer people of color amid various geopolitical, sociological, and institutional pressures. This year’s workshops will fit into the overall theme of building visibility in the community through embracing and reinventing traditions, facilitating leadership, and maintaining pride.

Register online today!

The San Diego State University Diversity Awards

banner: Diversity Awards Celebration 2010

The SDSU Diversity Awards is currently taking nominations. The SDSU Diversity Awards serve as an opportunity for the entire San Diego State University community to come together and celebrate their long standing commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice.

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Eighth Annual Cesar E. Chavez Commemorative Luncheon

Friday, April 9, 2010, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, Montezuma Hall

Dr. Tomás Arciniega, Ph.D., Special Assistant to the Chancellor, and former CSU Bakersfield President. Student reception immediately following luncheon.

Proceeds go to the César E. Chávez Commemorative Scholarship Fund.

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One Day for a Better Future: Greek Summit 2010

Saturday, April 17, 2010, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Aztec Center, San Diego State University

graphic: Greek summitCo-hosted by San Diego State University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and United Sorority and Fraternity Council (USFC) and sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Relations/Cross-Cultural Center, the First Annual Greek Summit 2010 strives to educate participants on the mutual struggles faced by all members of NPHC and USFC.

You can register online.

About SDSU Intercultural Relations/Cross-Cultural Center


photo of students gathered in the Cross-Cultural CenterLocation and Contact Information

SDSU Cross-Cultural Center,
Aztec Center Room 202 (next to Starbucks)

Phone: 619-594-7057

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm