Iowa State University, through a collaboration of the Division of Student Affairs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Engineering; Human Sciences; Business; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Design; and Graduate College, will host the inaugural Black and Brown Male Empowerment Symposium on Saturday, October 8, 2016. The purpose of the symposium is to offer a space for men of color to discuss issues which impact them.
The symposium will also provide a space for participants to develop bonds and support systems that can prove critical in both their academic and professional success. This symposium will also serve as a venue for promoting dialogue about issues that impact black and brown males on campus and in greater society. This will include professional, academic, and social development, and encouraging networking among black and brown men faculty, staff, students, and administrators. The overarching goal of this symposium is to help develop and build a stronger community among the black and brown males at Iowa State.
When: Saturday, October 8, 2016
Time: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Memorial Union
Registration and details about the symposium are available on the Multicultural Student Affairs website.