Programs

Men of Color Networking Luncheon

Join the Men of Excellence for the 2019 Men of Color Networking Luncheon on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker, Lawrence Ross, will share remarks and students, faculty, and staff will share in networking activities and dialogue.

All student, faculty, and staff men of color are invited to attend! RSVP HERE!

Pride Camp

Pride Camp is designed to provide fun networking opportunities and exposure to campus resources to students who are members of the LGBTQ+ community. Pride Camp is a place to meet like-minded people and form friendships to last a lifetime! The 5th annual Pride Camp will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019.

All In. All Year. Identity & Inclusion Everyday

All In. All Year. is the Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement’s new intersectional approach to heritage month planning that allows for continuing conversations about multiple identities throughout the academic year!

Click HERE for the printable version of the 2019 All In. All Year. Fall Calendar!

Lavender Graduation Celebration

Lavender Graduation is a cultural celebration that recognizes the achievements and contributions of LGBTQ+ students who have successfully navigated the college experience. During the ceremony, we will honor graduating seniors and graduate students with lavender cords and a reception. We envision an event where students, family, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend, establishing a new tradition at The University of Mississippi. The Lavender Graduation Celebration is co-sponsored by the Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement, the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies, the UM Pride Network, Queer People of Color, the Department of Student Housing, and supported by the newly formed Ole Miss LGBTQ Alumni & Friends organization. The 5th annual ceremony will be held in May 2020. Registration for graduates will open in March 2020. Family, friends, faculty, staff, and continuing students are welcomed to join us for this special occasion!

Celebration of Achievement

The University of Mississippi’s Celebration of Achievement is an opportunity for family, friends, and the University community to come together in honor of graduates. In anticipation of commencement, this event brings together students from historically underrepresented populations. The 2020 Celebration of Achievement will be held in May 2020. Registration for graduates will open March 2020. Family, friends, faculty, staff, alums, and continuing students are welcomed to join us for this special occasion.

Cross-Cultural Adventures

Throughout the academic year, students will have the opportunity to visit cultural sites and explore diversity issues that exist near the University of Mississippi. Cross-Cultural Adventures will offer new and different perspectives on diversity and inclusion. Past trips include:

October 2018- CICCE to Baton Rouge: LSU Multicultural Student Leadership Conference

February 2018 – CICCE to Memphis: The Color Purple (The Musical) at the Orpheum Theatre

April 2017 – CICCE to DC: The National Museum of African American History and Culture

February 2015 – CICCE to Memphis : The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel

Brother2Brother Leadership Retreat

The Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement will be hosting the 3rd annual Brother2Brother Leadership Retreat on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the University of Mississippi. The mission of this retreat is to provide a forum for engaging and interactive discussions regarding personal, social, and academic responsibility while attending the University of Mississippi. This program will address issues that impact men of color on the campus and local community while also highlighting the benefits and challenges associated with attending an institution of higher education.

Registration for for University of Mississippi students, faculty, and staff will open in September 2019.

Sister2Sister Leadership Retreat

In partnership with various departments and student organizations, the Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement will host the 5th annual Sister2Sister Leadership Retreat on March 27, 2020. The retreat will address issues that impact African American woman on campus and in the local community while also highlighting the benefits and challenges associated with attending an institution of higher education. The mission is to provide a forum for engaging and interactive discussions regarding personal, social, and academic responsibility while attending the University of Mississippi.

Registration for University of Mississippi students, faculty, and staff will open February 2020.

Are You Ready? Dialogue Series

Let’s start the conversation! Join us each month for an honest dialogue surrounding topics such as race, religion, gender, sexual orientation and class.

Fall 2019 Dates – September 5th, October 8th, November 20th

New dates and topics are also added throughout the semester. Past topics include:

  • “I Don’t See Color: Exploring Intent vs. Impact of Colorblindness
  • The Evolution of the #metoomovement and Sexual Harassment & Assault Prevention Resources at the University of Mississippi
  • DACA & Dreamers
  • Who Owns the Past?
  • Ferguson: Isolated Incident or Historical Regularity
  • Telling Our Stories: LGBTQ at the University of Mississippi
  • 10 Things You Never Knew About Native America
  • The Ferguson Grand Jury Decision
  • Reflections & Lessons from The University of Oklahoma
  • #BlackLivesMatter vs. #AllLivesMatter
  •  50th Anniversary LGBTQ Rights Movement
  • ‘Indian’ Cultural (Mis) Appropriation
  • Reactions & Reflections from Mizzou
  • #BlackLivesMatter vs. # AllLivesMatter PART II
  • Appropriation vs. Appreciation
  • Olivia, Annalise, & Cookie
  • Bill Cosby, Daniel Holtzclaw and the Impact of Sexual Violence on Women
  • Blue & U: Perceptions, Misconceptions, & New Directions
  • Religion & LGBTQ
  • American Indians Appropriation in Film, Media and Literature

    For more information, please contact the Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement at inclusion@olemiss.edu or 662-915-1689.