Principles of Community Week Events


Monday, March 12th:

  • Beginning of Library Exhibit (week long event)
  • THE GREAT ACCESSIBILITY CHALLENGE (week long event).  Take only ADA accessible routes to your office, and all of your classes, meetings, lunches, dinners, etc. Sponsored by the Disability Alliance. For more information visit Virginia Tech GSA on Twitter

Wednesday, March 14th:

  • Carlyle Brown, Acting Black: Demystifying Racism: 3:30-5 PM in Squires Haymarket
  • Principles of Community Week Brown Bag Lunch Discussion for ALCE Faculty and Graduate Students Noon – 1:30 p.m. Litton Reaves Hall 1810
    For more information contact Dr. Westfall-Rudd,
  • College of Science Undergraduate Research Mixer 4 - 6 PM Hahn Hall South Atrium, RSVP required.
  • Corps of Cadets Black Alumni Panel with Cheryl J. Rawls (VT 84), Ericke Cage (VT 02), and Marine Corps Maj. Tyson Griffith (VT 06).
    Wed, 6-8 p.m. 100 McBryde Hall    

Thursday, March 15th:

  • Women and Gender in International Development Discussion Series – 12:30 PM, Newman Library Multipurpose Room
  • Clarissa Sligh The Path to Transforming Hate: An Artist’s Book
    2 p.m. Hancock 100 Sponsored by CAUS Diversity Committee & Women and Minority Scholars and Artists Lecture Series & Elizabeth A. “Betsey” Flanagan Women in Leadership and Philanthropy Endowed Lecture Fund
  • LGBTQ+ Climate Survey Session 3-4:30 p.m. Squires 300
  • Student Activism and the Principles of Community: An Alumni Panel and Discussion: 5 - 7 PM at Solitude Room, Inn at Virginia Tech

Friday, March 16th:

  • Interrupting and Dismantling Racism:  Our Role and Responsibility as White Allies to Create Racial Justice Webinar with Dr. Kathy Obear 11:30am – 1:00pm New Hall West Training Room (Basement Level) In order to receive webinar materials, registration is encouraged.  Register now
    Sponsored by Student Affairs
  • End of Library Exhibit

Saturday, March 17th

  • Salaam: Exploring Muslim Cultures Performance 8 p.m.
    Moss Arts Center in the Street and Davis Performance Hall’s Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre Fee, no tickets required

Other Events:

  • The Principles of Community: Where Do I Fit In? March 20, 2018, 12 pm.
    College of Veterinary Medicine. Contact Megan Shepherd for more information.
  • Hidden Figures: Into the Future, March 19th and 20th. Virginia Tech's Division of Information Technology, InclusiveVT, the College of Science, and the College of Engineering. This event will bring middle and high schoolers from arcoss the region. For more information go to VT News article, Free event to help inspire students to dream big.
  • Can The University Be A Place of Real Disagreement?  March 22nd 2018 7:00 - 9:00 PM GLC Auditorium. Office of Inclusion and Diversity and Bradley Student Center. Guest Speaker and Law Professor John Inazu. Panel Discussion to Follow. Panelist include, Frank Shushok, Senior Associate Vice President of Student Affairs,  Michele Deramo, Assistant Provost for Diversity Education, Dean Bork, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture
  • Guesk Speaker Majora Carter: Home(Town) Security, March 22nd 2018, 6:30 - 8:00 PM Moss Arts Center. The Landscape Architecture Program College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Office for Inclusion and Diversity, Office for Recuritment and Diversity Inititaives Graduate School and more. Majora Carter, of the South Bronx, knows how to make low-status communites more livable, greener, and healthier. She is an award winning urban revitalization strategist who addresses systemic inequality through economic development incentives and innovative talent-retention projects.