• 2015 UAA Black History Month Celebration
      January & February 2015

    Requested by UAA Black Student Union Club

    Purpose: To recognize and celebrate history and achievements of Black/African Americans through featured programs/events that will provide an opportunity for the UAA campus community to learn the many ways in which Black/African Americans have contributed to our country and society.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Black History Month is an opportunity to acknowledge, respect, and validate all the ways in which Black/African Americans have contributed to society. The month will increase cultural, social and intellectual diversity among campus constituents and the community at large.
        Amount Granted: $3,630.00

  • Alaska Native/Native American Heritage Month Celebration
       November 2014

    Requested by Alaska Native Studies and UAA Office of Campus Diversity and Compliance on behalf of the 2014 UAA Alaska Native/Native American Heritage Month Planning Committee

    Purpose: To provide UAA campus constituents and community at large the opportunities to engage in dialogue and participate in programs, events and activities, all of which focus on Alaska's first peoples, cultures, values and traditions.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: The celebration of Alaska Native/Native American Heritage Month aligns with UAA's International and Intercultural Learning Outcomes. The month-long celebration provides an opportunity to enhance the educational experience for campus constituents.
        Amount Granted: $4,792.00

  • Veterans Annual Appreciation Week at UAA
       November 10-14, 2014

    Requested by Military & Veteran Student Resource Center (MVSRC)

    Purpose: To raise awareness of the issues veterans encounter and show appreciation for their service.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: With Veterans Appreciation Week, MVSRC strives to create an inclusive, respectful campus community that promotes and embraces the individual difference UAA veterans have and to celebrate their contributions to the campus and work environments.
        Amount Granted: $3,340.00

  • Veterans Day Event
       November 11, 2014

    Requested by Matanuska-Susitna College Veterans Services

    Purpose: To recognize veteran students and local area veterans and to educate campus community and general public about the areas veterans impact.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Veterans have their own cultures, voices and unique needs as they transition into the general population. This event allows them to use their voices and speak about their experiences in a safe and non-judgmental environment.
        Amount Granted: $500.00

  • Filipino American History Month Celebration: Fiesta & Film
       October 2014

    Requested by Asian Pacific Islander Community Wellness Club

    Purpose: To recognize and celebrate Filipino American History Month through food, performance, and brief presentations of the history and experience of Filipino Americans.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Through the fiesta, UAA is able to expand and enhance the “public square,” adding to the diversity of the stories of people who settled in the U.S. and helped build Alaska.
        Amount Granted: $845.00

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations
       September 16 - October 15, 2014

    Requested by UAA Latino Student Union (LSU)

    Purpose: To encourage student, staff, and faculty participation in order to increase the knowledge and raise awareness of the rich cultural heritage of Hispanic and Latinos.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Through a month of celebration (including nine events), LSU will help to create an inclusive, respectful campus community that promotes and embraces individual differences.
        Amount Granted: $2,154.98

  • Reel Women...A Film Series
       September - November 2014

    Requested by Women's Studies Program

    Purpose: To raise awareness of diverse cultures and specifically the role of women in each culture being celebrated in the monthly heritage and cultural months at UAA.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Through a series of films corresponding with a cultural/heritage month (Hispanic/Latino in September, Filipino in October, and Alaska Native/Native American in November), Women's Studies will showcase films about women, written by women, produced by women and/or directed by women in those cultures.
        Amount Granted: $1,250.00

  • Strong Service with former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong
       September 27, 2014

    Requested by UAA Simple Truth Club

    Purpose: To provide UAA students, staff, and faculty as well as the whole Anchorage community, with an opportunity to engage in service to those in need.
    Relates to Diversity Goals:Through serving those in need, volunteers are given a unique perspective into the lives of people with different backgrounds, who often come from under-represented populations.
        Amount Granted: $1,745.00

  • Native Programs Value Series
    September 2013 - May 2014

    Requested by Native Programs: NSS, RRANN, Camai Room, Pathways, & Patience Merculief

    Purpose: Providing weekly “Values” lunches (every Thursday from 12-1pm; 10 in each semester) where students share food and discuss traditional values with guest speakers.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Creates familiar comfort for AK Native & American Indian students; provides opportunity for UAA community to learn about and share culture.
    Amount Granted: $750

  • Asian Pacific Islander Movie Nights
    October 17 & 28, November 14 & 25, 2013

    Requested by UAA Asian Pacific Islander Community Wellness Club

    Purpose: Providing five “Asian Pacific Islander Movie Nights.”
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Enhances understanding and interest in API culture.
    Amount Granted: $400

  • UAA’s 2013 Celebration of Alaska Native/Native American
    Heritage Month: November 2013

    Requested by Alaska Native Studies and UAA OCDC on behalf the 2013 UAA Alaska Native/Native American Heritage Month Planning Committee

    Purpose: Providing a series of programs, events, and activities during November 2013 to celebrate and educate the community about the rich cultures and traditions of Indigenous Peoples.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Provides UAA campus and surrounding community with opportunities to engage in dialogue and participate in activities which focus on Alaska’s first peoples, cultures, values and traditions.
    Amount Granted: $2500

  • Veterans Day Recognition Events at Mat-Su College
    November 11, 2013

    Requested by Mat-Su College Veterans Services

    Purpose: To recognize UAA veteran students and local area veterans for their service to our country and community and to educate and inform about the Veterans Day holiday as well as the diversity of our past and present military.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Acknowledges, nurtures, and promotes respect of veterans who are, by virtue of their unique but collaborative experiences, a cultural group.
    Amount Granted: $410

  • Winter Concert of Traditional Irish Music
    January 23, 2014

    Requested by Kenai Peninsula College Multicultural Consortium

    Purpose: To bring the campus community together through a concert of traditional Irish music and folklore.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: This event allows for appreciation/acknowledgment of Irish cultural and traditional Irish music, therefor aligning with one of the goals of the DAC to nurture an environment where diverse cultures and beliefs are acknowledged.
    Amount Granted: $500

  • Alaska Natives and the Ballot: The Road to Civil Rights in Alaska
    January 20, 2014

    Requested by Kenai Peninsula College Kachemak Bay Campus

    Purpose: To celebrate national Civil Rights Day with a lecture by author Donald Mitchell and discussion facilitated by Michael Hawfield, Associate Professor of History & Political Science at KBC-KPC, regarding the development of the Alaska Native rights to vote.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: This event: (1) celebrates diversity as a historical and political process, (2) explores the on-going tensions in Alaska society that stem from diverse groups living together in community, and (3) explores community solutions for addressing on-going tensions. Aligns with the goal of the DAC to nurture an environment wherein diverse cultures and beliefs are acknowledged, respected and valued.
    Amount Granted: $480

  • 2014 UAA Black History Month Events
    Months: January, February, March

    Requested by Kenai Peninsula College Kachemak Bay Campus

    Purpose: To recognize and celebrate history and achievements of Black/African Americans through featured programs and events held throughout February 2014.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Black History Month is an opportunity to acknowledge, respect, and validate all the ways in which Black/African Americans have contributed to society. The month will increase cultural, social and intellectual diversity among campus constituents and the community at large.
    Amount Granted: $4,300

  • Alaska Native Oratory Society Statewide Event 2014
    April 12, 2014

    Requested by Alaska Native Studies

    Purpose: To provide a voice for students that wish to express their experience(s), stories, struggles, victories and share with one another.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: It engages Alaska Native students across the UAA campus, the branch campuses and participants from other MAUs, the Anchorage School District, and other school districts across Alaska.
    Amount Granted: $2,527

  • KPC Regional AkNOS Event “Voices of Our Future: The Healing Power of Story": March 27 & 28, 2014

    Requested by Diane Taylor on behalf of Kenai Peninsula College

    Purpose: To have Native and non-Native high school and KPC students in the Kenai/Soldotna area understand the complications and issues surrounding our diverse population.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: This event reflects the significance of appreciating Native Alaskan cultural traditions, and in particular – the oral tradition.
    Amount Granted: $800

  • Douglas Jacoby Lecture Series
    April 4 - 5, 2014

    Requested by the Simple Truth Club

    Purpose: To tackle a number of difficult topics relating to Christian faith with the goal of helping people to think deeper about their spirituality.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Supports DAC’s mission statement by celebrating faith as one aspect of our diversity and promotes the development of campus life because it invites its participants to explore their faith more deeply.
    Amount Granted: $1,010

  • Third Annual SafeZone Celebration Week
    April 10 - 18, 2014

    Requested by SafeZone

    Purpose: To celebrate UAA and the Anchorage communities' Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally (LGBTQA) populations. Through the launch, SafeZone hopes to showcase UAA's inclusive community and the great work that the Anchroage community is doing. It's also a time to show the great partnership between UAA and outside entities. The programs will be both educational and social in nature, giving UAA staff, faculty, students, and community members an opportunity to learn, support and shine.
    Relates to Diversity Goals: Increases the overall campus community's understanding and awareness of issues faced by the GLBTQA population and other marginalized persons, which is in total alignment with UAA's Diversity Mission, which strives to create an inclusive and respectful campus community that embraces and celebrates differences.
    Amount Granted: $2,190

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