Tuesday, October 11th
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM / Consent Photo Booth
Commons Area, Mountainlair (front of Soda Machine)
Professional photographer will be present with message boards for
encouraging active consent. Students who participate will be entered
into a raffle for an “Eat Around Morgantown” package containing gift
cards and coupons to eateries around town.
Title IX – It’s On Us WVU Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
12:00 – 1:00 PM / Connect with Clay
Health Sciences Center, Room 1909
Vice President David M. Fryson of the Division of Diversity, Equity and
Inclusion, will give guests the opportunity to learn more about diversity
and inclusion initiatives throughout WVU. No registration is required.
Guests are welcome to bring their lunch while they listen to this
12:00 PM / African Dance Ensemble
In front of Jac’s, Mountainlair
Dr. Michael Vercelli, Director of World Music with students
3:00 – 4:30 PM / Accountable Communities at WVU: Personal
Accounts and Discussions of our Roles in Building a One
Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair
Attendees will be able to identify an inclusive community and describe
examples for how all WVU students, staff, faculty and the local community
members can contribute to an inclusive environment.
Sponsored by Center for Excellence & Disabilities
4:00 – 7:00 PM / Negro Leagues Beisbol: African American Baseball
and Hispanic Culture Exhibit
Erickson Alumni Center
A traveling exhibit depicting the lives of athletes of color during racial
segregation in the United States is making its way to Morgantown.
The exhibit began its two month stay at the Erickson Alumni Center
on September 18. Light refreshments provided.
4:00 – 5:30 PM / Food: The Farm to Fork Continuum
Rhododendron Room, Mountainlair
Four Davis College faculty members will participate in the panel to
discuss interrelationship of farm-food-diet. Faculty persons will share
their expertise and experiences on how agricultural and livestock
produce meet with science and engineering and turn into delicious
foods worthy of our forks that we cannot live without and drinks such as
beer. At the Davis College, we put science and engineering at work to
make food abundant but safe and rich in human nutrition.
Panelists include: Dr. Brett Kenney, Professor Food Science.
Dr. Sven Verlinden, Associate Professor Horticulture.
Dr. Litha Sivanandan, Extension Specialist and Associate Professor.
Dr. Megan Govindan, Associate Professor in Human Nutrition & Foods.
Sponsored by Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
4:30 – 5:30 PM / Renee Nicholson: Going My Own Way
Laurel Room, Mountainlair
Bridging together a life of dance, disability, and writing. A talk about how
using the unique aspects of your life and experience to weave together
5:00 PM / Hearts of Gold Service Dogs
Mountaineer Room, Mountainlair
Explanation of Hearts of Gold Service Dog program, including courses
offered at WVU, volunteer opportunities, and dog fostering opportunities.
5:30 PM / Race, Religion and Politics: Impacts of Election Rhetoric
Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair This panel discussion will explore the divisive language used during the
election season and its impact on minority communities across America.
Our panel of distinguished guests, will discuss the current political
landscape from a Muslim-American and mediacentric perspective. The
WVU Muslim Students Association hopes this discussion will identify
problems and solutions to this issue and provide us with a framework for
where we should go to promote unity across our nation and on this campus.
5:30 PM / Consent & Sexual Assault Discussion Panel
Commons Area, Mountainlair (in front of ticket office)
WVU Peer Advocates and SGA will aid in the facilitation of a discussion
based around consent to be held in the common area of the Mountainlair.
Title IX – It’s On Us Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
6:00 PM / After Stonewall and After Marriage: From LGBTQ Rights
and Politics to #MoreThanMarriage
LGBTQ+ Center (Hodges Hall G-06)
After Stonewall is a 1999 documentary screening about 30 years of
LGBTQ rights activism since the 1969 Stonewall riots. Discussion after
the screening on the current state of LGBTQ rights and politics in the US.
7:00 – 8:30 PM / How Students Can Lead Society to be More Diverse
Professor Daniel Brewster will moderate a panel of student leaders from
across campus on the issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion
and student and young people can lead Society to be more diverse and
inclusive. Mountainlair Ballrooms.
Professor Daniel Brewster, Moderator and panelists: Jihad Dixon,
Shanawar Waris, Julia Durbin and Alex Wilkinson.