Fall 2017


Beyond the Abortion Wars: Moving from Polarization to Dialogue

Tuesday, September 12- Sears Recital Hall, 3:30 PM

Dr. Charles C. Camosy will discuss his research and book "Beyond the Abortion Wars: A Way Forward for a New Generation". Dr. Camosy is the associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University. As a Roman Catholic moral theologian, he is committed to fostering intellectual solidarity between political and ethical approaches, which can make for difficult conversations. He is a founder and co-director of the Catholic Conversation Project and editor and contributor for catholicmoraltheology.com

A book signing and reception will follow the presentation.

Brought to you by the University Professor of Faith and Culture, Campus Ministry's Center for Social Concern, IACT (ArtStreet)Religious Studies, Human Rights Studies Program, Women's and Gender Studies Program, and the Women's Center.


Lunch & Learn: Positive Vibes Only

Wednesday, September 13- KU 222, 12:00 - 12:50 PM

We all know that in order to live a healthy life, men and women need to eat right, get enough sleep, and exercise regularly. However, overall health is also impacted by how we treat ourselves- emotionally and mentally- and sometimes we can be our own worst critic. Join us for an informal conversation about the concept of self-compassion and learn strategies to reframe our negative self-talk and thoughts into a more positive, healthy outlook.

Brought to you by Faculty/Staff Wellness Program and the Women's Center.


Culture Fest

Wednesday, September 13- KU Central Mall, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Celebrate the many cultures and diverse backgrounds present around campus. This family friendly event includes a fantastic schedule of music, dance, and demonstrations, along with delicious food from around the world.

Brought to you by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Center for International Programs, Dining Services, Center for Student Involvement, Housing and Residence Life, Campus Recreation, IACT (ArtStreet), New Student Programs, Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, and the Women’s Center.


Body Image & Beauty Across Cultures

Tuesday, September 19- KU 222, 6:30 - 7:20 PM

This discussion-based workshop engages participants in the exploration beauty as a cultural construct. Participants will describe salient aspects of their identity and how they have been impacted by the culture(s) they have experienced and will further discover how social constructs reflect values of various communities, thus impacting standards of beauty. Participants will also identify ways to build self-confidence and self-compassion for themselves and in their communities. This event is PATH-eligible.

Brought to you by Community Health and WellnessHousing and Residence Life, and the Women's Center.

PLEASE NOTE: Space may be limited and admission is not guaranteed. Arrive early to secure a spot and note that seats may not be reserved for others as it is first-come-first-serve. PATH credit will only be issued to those who remain for the duration of the event.


Self- Compassion

Wednesday, October 11 - KU 331, 6:30 - 7:20 PM

Life brings us our own unique set of stress and challenges. When our loved ones struggle, we are quick to offer them support and words of encouragement. However, when we struggle, we often fail to treat ourselves with the same kindness and understanding. Why is this the case? Join us as we discuss the importance of treating ourselves with compassion and practice techniques that can help us take a kinder approach to life’s challenges.

Body Image & Beauty Across Cultures

Thursday, October 12 - KU 310, 11:15 AM - 12:05 PM

This discussion-based workshop engages participants in the exploration beauty as a cultural construct. Participants will describe salient aspects of their identity and how they have been impacted by the culture(s) they have experienced and will further discover how social constructs reflect values of various communities, thus impacting standards of beauty. Participants will also identify ways to build self-confidence and self-compassion for themselves and in their communities. This event is PATH-eligible.

Brought to you by Community Health and WellnessHousing and Residence Life, and the Women's Center.

PLEASE NOTE: Space may be limited and admission is not guaranteed. Arrive early to secure a spot and note that seats may not be reserved for others as it is first-come-first-serve. PATH credit will only be issued to those who remain for the duration of the event.


Shine Your Light 5K: A Glow Run & Vigil to Bring Domestic Violence Out of the Dark

Saturday, October 14 - Riverscape Metropark, 7:00 PM

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Artemis Center and the YWCA Dayton are teaming up to bring domestic violence out of the dark through a glow run and vigil with all proceeds benefiting Artemis Center and YWCA Dayton's programs and services that support domestic violence victims. The 5K, chip timed by Key Sports, will start and finish at RiverScape MetroPark in downtown Dayton. This event highlights domestic violence as a critical community issue and educates on the work of Artemis Center and YWCA Dayton. The event will include a community vigil to honor those lost to domestic violence and celebrate survivors, followed by an evening 5K run/walk/stroll (participants are encouraged to wear purple and bring accessories that glow or light up).

Brought to you by Artemis Center, YWCA Dayton, the University of Dayton School of Law Human Rights Awareness and Advocacy group and the Women’s Center.


Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop for Graduate Students

Wednesday, October 18 - LTC 028, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Negotiating salaries and benefits is a challenge for individuals at all stages of their careers. Start Smart workshops are specifically designed for college students about to enter the job market. By using the skills taught in this workshop, you are prepared to negotiate your starting salary and narrow the gender wage gap early, improve your lifelong earning potential, articulate your value, build confidence in your negotiation style, and sharpen your budgeting skills. This particular event date is geared toward graduate students. To reserve your spot at this workshop, please complete this form.

Brought to you by Career Services and the Women's Center.


International Festival

Saturday, November 4 - RecPlex, 5:30 - 8:00 PM

Experience one of the largest international events of the year! The International Festival is a family-friendly cultural and philanthropic event, open to all students, faculty, staff and members of the community. Attendees will experience student and community vocal, instrumental, and dance performances, a lively fashion show, and delicious international cuisines from all around the world. Finally, take advantage of the opportunity to meet and engage with students that will showcase the diversity of their culture through over 20 informational booths. Admission is free. 

Brought to you by the Center for International Programs and the RecPlex


Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop

Tuesday, November 14 - KU 207028, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Negotiating salaries and benefits is a challenge for individuals at all stages of their careers. Start Smart workshops are specifically designed for college students about to enter the job market. By using the skills taught in this workshop, you are prepared to negotiate your starting salary and narrow the gender wage gap early, improve your lifelong earning potential, articulate your value, build confidence in your negotiation style, and sharpen your budgeting skills. To reserve your spot at this workshop, please complete this form.

Brought to you by Career Services and the Women's Center.


Lunch & Learn: Balancing Work and Life Through the Holidays

Tuesday, November 28 - KU 310, 12:00 - 12:50 PM

Integrating work and family life can be challenging year-round, but during the busy and stressful holiday season, finding balance can sometimes feel impossible. In this interactive presentation, we will discuss the practicality of work/life integration and learn helpful tricks and strategies for better balance during the holidays.

Brought to you by Faculty/Staff Wellness Program and the Women's Center.

Contact

Women's Center

Alumni Hall 2nd Floor 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0322

937-229-5390