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Calendar of Events

Fall 2022

8/10  Inclusive VT Summit
8/14 - 8/17   Jump Start
8/ 23   Cultural & Community Centers (CCCs) Community Kickoff 
8/25   Putting Black in Blacksburg Welcome & Networking Event (BCC)
8/27   Welcome Back Block Party
9/5   Labor Day
9/8   SOAR Open House 
9/9   APIDA Welcome To/Welcome Back 
9/9    BOC Showcase 
9/12 - 9/16   InclusiveVT Welcome (September 15 Keynote Speaker Judith Heumann)
9/15   Comida y Comunidad 
9/15 - 10/15    Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month
9/16   La Gran Bienvenida sponsored by El Centro & SOAR
9/16   ACEC Learning Lunches 
9/22   Word of Mouth Poetry Slam: VTDITC 
9/23   Celebrate Bisexuality Day 
9/23   BCC/BOC Soulful Friday 
9/25 - 9/27 (sundown - sundown)   Rosh Hashanah
9/26   Black Faculty Staff Meet & Greet 
10/1 - 10/31  LGBTQ+ History and Heritage Month
10/1 - 10/31  National Disability Employment Awareness Month
10/2 - 10/5  Future Faculty Diversity Program 
10/4 - 10/5 (sundown - sundown)  Yom Kippur
10/10   Indigenous People's Day
10/11    National Coming Out Day
10/15   Comida y Comunidad 
10/15 - 11/15  American Indian & Indigenous People History & Heritage Month
10/19  International Pronouns Day  
10/21  Latinx and Hispanic History & Month GALA
10/23 - 10/29  Asexual Awareness Week
10/24    Diwali
11/5   AASU Cultural Show
11/11   Veteran's Day
11/20   Transgender Day of Remembrance
12/8    Reading Day Events
12/18 - 12/26   Hanukkah
12/25    Christmas
12/26 - 1/1   Kwanzaa

Spring/Summer 2023

1/12   Advancing Diversity Gathering
1/16   MLK Jr. Celebration
1/16   DPN's MLK Jazz Brunch
1/22   Chinese New Year
2/1 - 2/28   Black History Month - Celebration of the African Diaspora
2/22    Ash Wednesday
3/1 - 3/31    Women's History Month
3/1    Disability Day of Mourning
3/2   Latinx Symposium
3/13 - 3/7   Principles of Community Week
3/15 - 4-15   Jewish Cultural Month
3/16    Learning Lunch with Dr. Viet Thanh Nguyen
3/16   Moss Evening with Dr. Viet Thanh Nguyen
3/23   Ramadan begins
3/31   Transgender Day of Visibility
4/1 - 4/30   Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month
4/2 - 4/8   Pride Week (Queer in Appalachia, Drag Show, Keynote)
4/5    Passover begins
4/7    Denim Day
4/7    Good Friday
4/9    Easter
4/13   Passover ends
4/20   Faculty Women of Color in the Academy | Washington DC
4/20   Ramadan ends
4/21 - 4/22 (sundown - sundown)   Eid al-Fitr
4/28   APIDAHM Event with Owens 
TBD   Native at VT Spring Powwow
5/11    Lavender Achievement Ceremony
5/11    Gesta Latina 
5/4    Ramen for Reading Day Reading Day
5/11   Cultural Achievement Ceremonies
6/1 - 6/30    Pride Month
6/19    Juneteenth
Black College Institute (Dates TBD)