Campus-Wide Events and Activities
The FWS class will partner with many other initiatives and activities already happening on campus. Here are a few of the events for fall 2019:
Civic Engagement Workshops
Several dates in September, Location: RBAC 109
These workshops are designed to speak directly to the Cottey threads of social responsibility and leadership by empowering students with the lifelong skills needed for purposeful public participation. The workshops will be non-partisan and led by students.
Films for Changemakers
September 26, 7:30 p.m. & September 27, 4:00 p.m. Location: Various classrooms
Film is a powerful tool to help ignite conversation, raise awareness and drive change. Join us as we explore important issues through film and faculty-led discussion.
Osage History Presentation
September 28, 1 p.m., Location: Bushwhacker Museum
Dr. Jeff Yelton, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Central Missouri, will showcase his research on Osage archaeology in our region.
Women Who Wow
October 24, 7:30 p.m., Location: Missouri Recital Hall
This panel discussion celebrates changemakers taking action on issues from systematic racism and poverty to gang violence and sex trafficking. Learn about what inspired their ideas, how they took action, and what you can do to make a difference in your communities.
Date TBD, Location: Hinkhouse Lawn
As part of the FWS curriculum, students will take the CliftonStrengths online talent assessment to gain a greater self-awareness of how their talents can be harnessed in their life and in their workgroups. During this party, students will spray paint a t-shirt with your CliftonStrengths results.
Other events may be added.
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