By: Rafael Castellanos-Welsh, Class of 2018 What are you thankful for? The same question comes up every year, and every year I find myself perplexed; not because I have nothing to be thankful for, but rather the amount of care and compassion from others is always overwhelming. However, I’m thankful for the friends I have

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By: David Garcia, UMEC The Unity Multicultural Education Center (UMEC) would like to thank you for sharing your student with us at Gonzaga. If you get a chance, remind them to stop by our offices at 730 E. Boone to relax on the comfy couches, connect with staff, eat a meal, meet friends, and engage

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Student Voices Randy C. Corradine, Assistant Director Unity Multicultural Education Center corradine@gonzaga.edu   Direct Line: 509.313.4105 This article, First in the Family – Student Voices complements the piece from the February Parent newsletter. In this piece the authors are two current Gonzaga University first generation college students. First generation college students are defined as undergraduate students

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Call for submissions flyer Presented by the Unity Multicultural Education Center By:  Randy Corradine, Assistant Director, Unity Multicultural Education Center The Unity Multicultural Education Center in collaboration with The President’s Office, Gonzaga Activities Board, Campus Awareness of Multicultural Opportunities, Student Activities – Leadership Resource Center, and Parent and Family Relations, brings the Gonzaga community the

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The Second Annual Diversity Monologues Gonzaga University’s second annual Diversity Monologues, a competition that gives Gonzaga students a forum to engage their creativity and share their experiences with diversity, will begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 29 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. The program, which allows

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Presented by the Unity Multicultural Education Center The Unity Multicultural Education Center in collaboration with GSBA brings the Gonzaga community the Second Annual Diversity Monologues!  Focusing on the theme of community, students are asked to create a unique monologue addressing how they come to know their community based on their cultural upbringing and background. To

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By: Shawn Washington, Coordinator, Unity Multicultural Education Center Building Community is truly what we stand for. We are UMEC, Gonzaga’s Unity Multicultural Education Center, and enjoy connecting with people from all walks of life.  To our office, Fall Family Weekend will be a great time to build community through our Mocktails & a Movie night.

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Free Land: Race and Land in America By: Ariel Luckey November 3, 7 PM Jepson Wolff Auditorium Ever heard of the Homestead Act, post-slavery reconstruction programs or Indian Wars in the United States? Whether you have or not, Ariel Luckey will provide an engaging educational presentation to explore the hidden cost of FREE LAND. The

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By Rudy Mondragón Intercultural Relations Specialist Unity Multicultural Education Center Going to college for any student can be a challenging experience. Challenges like being lost on your first day of school, missing your professor’s office hours, or arriving to the library to study just to find out you forgot your book are very common for

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Unity Multicultural Education Center Presents: Summer Building Relationships In Diverse Gonzaga Environments Program (BRIDGE) Summer BRIDGE is a pre-orientation program implemented by the Unity Multicultural Education Center. It is designed to assist students of multicultural backgrounds in making a smooth and less stressful transition to Gonzaga University and the Spokane community. The program complements the

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