Diversity Month Winners
The first winner is the Chávez Hall Resident Assistant (RA) Staff for their program, Si Se Puede. In this program, the Chávez Hall Staff collaborated with the on-campus and off-campus organizations to host a series of events educating residents on the history of César Chávez, prominent Hispanic feminists throughout history, and how to dance Cha-Cha and Bachata.
The second winner is the Ammann College Resident Assistant (RA) Staff for their program, Ammann Pride Week. In this week-long series of events, the Ammann College Staff educated and engaged residents with Tie-Dye-Versity, LGBTQIA* Trivia, and Free Expression Spray Paint.
The first winner for December/January and the theme of (Dis)Abililty is Resident Assistant (RA) Julie Hedger from Dreiser College for her program, Talk with Your Hands. In this program, Julie taught residents of Dreiser College how to speak American Sign Language.
The second winner for December/January and the theme of Diversity of Religions is the Gershwin College Resident Assistant (RA) Staff for their program, Hall-O-Days. In this program, each of the Gershwin College staff members educated residents about different holidays that occur in around the same time, including Christmas, Hanukkah , Kwanzaa, Festivus, Lunar New Year, and Haitian New Year/Independence Day.
The first winner for February and the theme of Healthy Relationships is the Benedict College Resident Assistant (RA) Staff for their program, Benedict Safe Sex Week. In this series of events, the staff of Benedict College educated students about consent, contraception, and Love Languages through creative discussions and trivia.
The second winner for February and the theme of Black History Month is the Cadence Step Team for their program, Back to the Culture. In this program, the Executive Board members put an educational spin on their annual semi-formal gala by presenting on topics such as art, music, US/International activism, fashion, and cultural appropriation as they relate to Black culture. They also featured live performances by fellow Stony Brook University students.
Congratulations to our winners! If you would like to submit your program for the Calendar to Promote Diversity and Inclusion program awards for the month of March, you have until March 31st to do so. You can find this month's calendar and the submission forms here . As a reminder, March's themes are Class/Socioeconomic Status and Women's History Month.