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2015 Upcoming Cultural Activities

Jan. 14: Russia and the Near Abroad, noon, Tyler Public Library, 201 South College
A talk from Dr. Marcus Stadelmann from UT Tyler.

Jan. 21: Privacy in the Digital Age, noon, Tyler Public Library 
A talk from Mark Seguin, certified identity theft risk management specialist.

Jan. 21: Immigration Panel, 5 - 8 p.m., UC Theater
From 5 - 7 p.m. we will be watching a film on immigration and from 7-8 pm the panel will discuss the movie. More info.

Jan. 22:  Emerging Leadership Workshop,  12:30 - 1:30 p.m., UC 3140  

Jan. 22: Point in Time Homelessness Survey, 3 - 7:30 p.m., Salvation Army
You must register for the event at their website.

Jan. 28: Human Trafficking in the 21st Century, noon, Tyler Public Library
A talk from Ann Herbage, League of Women Voters of Texas Study chair.

Jan. 31: Volunteering at the East Texas Food Bank,  8:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Feb. 4: Brazil's Metamorphosis, noon, Tyler Public Library 
A talk from Dr. Colin Snider from UT Tyler.

Feb. 4: Evolution of a Black Girl Film,  7 - 9 p.m., UC Theater

Feb. 11: U.S. Policy Toward Africa, noon,  Tyler Public Library
A talk from Dr. Amentahru Wahlrab from UT Tyler.

Feb. 12: Martin-Rayo Francisco, 5:30 - 7 p.m. FAC 1009
Francisco Martin-Rayo is the author of the book Winning the Minds. More information.

Feb. 13: Celebrating Valentine's with the Elderly, 2 - 4 p.m., Sterling House, 3505 University Blvd
For Valentine's Day we are visiting the residents of the Sterling House and we're going to be doing fun activities with them!

Feb. 17: Kodo One Earth Tour, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., Cowan Center
Tickets are on sale starting on January 20th and only 100 tickets are available! So first come, first serve.

Feb. 18: Sectarianism in the Middle East, noon, Tyler Public Library
A talk from Rachel Bzostek from UT Tyler.

Feb. 19: Alex Chacon, 7 - 9:30 p.m., Liberty Theater
$15 per ticket. 

Feb. 19: Emerging Leadership Workshop, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., UC 3140.
This is a leadership workshop where you can work on your skills and get great networking contacts. 

Feb. 21: R.I.S.E. Leadership Conference, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., UC Ballroom
This is a leadership event that gives you the knowledge you need to be a successful leader. 

Feb. 22: Church Under A Bridge, 10 a.m., 301 East Valentine St.
This event is for people who attended the R.I.S.E. Leadership Conference. 

Feb 25: Syria's Refugee Crisis, noon, Tyler Public Library 
A talk from Dr. Robert Sterken from UT Tyler.

Feb. 26:  Odd Rod Poetry Slam,  6 - 7:30 p.m., Sports Café

Feb. 27: Art and Mexican National Identity Lecture.
The talk will be held in ARC 112 from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 

March 4: India Changes Course, noon, Tyler Public Library 
A talk from Rathnam Ramarthmam.

March 4: Brock McGuire Band,  6 p.m., UC Theater

March 19: Emerging Leadership Workshop, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., UC 3140
This is a leadership workshop where you can work on your skills and get great networking contacts.

March 21: Habitat for Humanity
Time to be determined.

March 23: Shane Bitney-Crone, 5 - 8:30 p.m., UC Theater
Shane Bitney-Crone is an activist, writer, speaker and filmmaker. He partnered with Linda Bloodworth Thomason to create Bridegroom, a tragic story of loss and a fight for equal rights.

March 28: Multicultural Leadership Summit, 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Baylor University
Must register before Jan. 31. First come, first serve. Four students can come. Transportation is provided. 

April 14: International Day at Tyler Junior College, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Rogers Student Center
For more information please visit this website.

April 14: Bridges Community Workshop, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Hollytree Country Club
The workshop will take place at 6700 Hollytree Drive. Throughout the workshop, participants will receive specific strategies for improving outcomes for people living in poverty, but the focus of the workshop is to provide a broad overview of concepts about poverty and how it affects lives in the community. Please register soon at this website.