School of Law Diversity Week

Add to Calendar 03/29/2016 11:50:0004/01/2016 13:00:0015School of Law Diversity WeekDiversity Fest is now Diversity Week! Join us on March 29 - April 1 for Dayton Law's Diversity Week (formerly Diversity Fest) which is an annual celebration of culture through music, table displays, food and performances from around the world!  Agenda During the entire week the Student Bar Association will have a "bed sheet banner" that reads “UDSL Diversity Week 2016” and will be providing red and blue paint for students to place their hand prints on the banner. The SBA will also provide a world map and push-pins for students to mark their origins on the map. Tuesday, March 29 (Atrium): Kuwait Club (undergrad) will be bringing various instruments, attire and snacks from Kuwait. Volunteer Student Law Project and the Veteran Military Advocacy Group will be providing materials for students to create letters for the troops. 2nd Amendment Club will be bringing in a nerf gun and a paper targets for students to Take Their Aim. Human Rights Awareness and Advocacy will have a table with information. Palestine Club (undergrad) will have a table set-up providing snacks from Palestine. Wednesday, March 30 (Faculty Lounge): Please join us for a panel discussion on the "Business Imperatives and Competitive Advantages Associated with Diversity" in the faculty lounge. Lunch will be provided for law students that RSVP to jjackson2@udayton.edu. Include any dietary restrictions in your email. This event is being co-sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and the Career Services Office. Panelists will include Joelle Khouzam, a partner in the Employment and Labor practice group of Bricker & Eckler's Columbus, OH office, and Gerica Brown of GE. Our panelists will be addressing questions such as: How do you define diversity in this context? What are the advantages of diversity in the legal workplace?  Disadvantages or challenges?  What sorts of actions should the legal academy and/or legal profession take, if any, to promote diversity? What should it cease or refrain from? Thursday, March 31 (Atrium): Africa: Terrance Taniform, and potentially other UDSL students that hail from Africa, will have a table set-up testing students on their knowledge about African countries and culture. Traditional African snacks will be provided. Women’s Caucus will be hold a bake sale featuring various desserts and snacks from around the world. Sports and Entertainment Law Society will have an activity TBA. UDSL Wellness will have an activity TBA. LL.M. students will be hosting a table and provide snacks from Saudi Arabia and their various native countries. They will also be teaching students how to write their name in Arabic. Phi Alpha Delta will have an activity TBA. Volunteer Student Law Project will be providing materials for students to create letters for the troops. 2nd Amendment Club will be bringing in a nerf gun and a paper targets for students to Take Their Aim. Friday, April 1 (Atrium): We will be hosting a Diversity Potluck Lunch in the atrium. Student Organizations will provide a dish for the potluck. Students can sign-up to bring in dishes that reflect their diverse backgrounds. A sign-up sheet will be posted outside of the SBA office (2nd floor). The SBA will also be providing extra food to supplement the dishes brought in by participants. Keller Hall AtriumKasey Wolderwolderk1@udayton.eduNo03/29/2016

Tuesday, March 29 — Friday, April 1

Repeats every 1 day(s), from 11:50 a.m. — 1 p.m.

Location: Keller Hall Atrium

Tags:  School of Law

Diversity Fest is now Diversity Week! Join us on March 29 - April 1 for Dayton Law's Diversity Week (formerly Diversity Fest) which is an annual celebration of culture through music, table displays, food and performances from around the world! 

Agenda

During the entire week the Student Bar Association will have a "bed sheet banner" that reads “UDSL Diversity Week 2016” and will be providing red and blue paint for students to place their hand prints on the banner. The SBA will also provide a world map and push-pins for students to mark their origins on the map.

Tuesday, March 29 (Atrium):

  • Kuwait Club (undergrad) will be bringing various instruments, attire and snacks from Kuwait.
  • Volunteer Student Law Project and the Veteran Military Advocacy Group will be providing materials for students to create letters for the troops.
  • 2nd Amendment Club will be bringing in a nerf gun and a paper targets for students to Take Their Aim.
  • Human Rights Awareness and Advocacy will have a table with information.
  • Palestine Club (undergrad) will have a table set-up providing snacks from Palestine.

Wednesday, March 30 (Faculty Lounge):
Please join us for a panel discussion on the "Business Imperatives and Competitive Advantages Associated with Diversity" in the faculty lounge. Lunch will be provided for law students that RSVP to jjackson2@udayton.edu. Include any dietary restrictions in your email. This event is being co-sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and the Career Services Office. Panelists will include Joelle Khouzam, a partner in the Employment and Labor practice group of Bricker & Eckler's Columbus, OH office, and Gerica Brown of GE. Our panelists will be addressing questions such as:

  • How do you define diversity in this context?
  • What are the advantages of diversity in the legal workplace? 
  • Disadvantages or challenges? 
  • What sorts of actions should the legal academy and/or legal profession take, if any, to promote diversity? What should it cease or refrain from?

Thursday, March 31 (Atrium):

  • Africa: Terrance Taniform, and potentially other UDSL students that hail from Africa, will have a table set-up testing students on their knowledge about African countries and culture. Traditional African snacks will be provided.
  • Women’s Caucus will be hold a bake sale featuring various desserts and snacks from around the world.
  • Sports and Entertainment Law Society will have an activity TBA.
  • UDSL Wellness will have an activity TBA.
  • LL.M. students will be hosting a table and provide snacks from Saudi Arabia and their various native countries. They will also be teaching students how to write their name in Arabic.
  • Phi Alpha Delta will have an activity TBA.
  • Volunteer Student Law Project will be providing materials for students to create letters for the troops.
  • 2nd Amendment Club will be bringing in a nerf gun and a paper targets for students to Take Their Aim.

Friday, April 1 (Atrium):
We will be hosting a Diversity Potluck Lunch in the atrium. Student Organizations will provide a dish for the potluck. Students can sign-up to bring in dishes that reflect their diverse backgrounds. A sign-up sheet will be posted outside of the SBA office (2nd floor). The SBA will also be providing extra food to supplement the dishes brought in by participants.

Contact Information:

Name:  Kasey Wolder
Email:  wolderk1@udayton.edu