UCI Cross-Cultural Center

Involvement Opportunities for Faculty & Staff

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Involvement Opportunities for Faculty & Staff

Faculty-in-Residence Program

This program creates opportunities for students to connect with faculty members on a quarterly basis about research, graduate and professional school opportunities, and various personal, social, and political issues. Previous participants include Professor Michael Montoya (Chicano/Latino Studies, Anthropology, Public Health). For more information, please contact Jade Turner at jmturner@uci.edu or Nadeeka Karunaratne at nadeeka.k@uci.edu.

Community Roots Festival Planning Committee

We invite faculty and staff to join the planning committee for one of the Cross-Cultural Center's signature programs. The Community Roots Festival, which takes place in mid-fall quarter, is a celebration of our rich diversity and highlights include cultural performances, a fair on Ring Road that features our affiliated and umbrella organizations, mural contest, and resource fair involving our campus and community partners. For more information, please contact Daniel K. Park at danielkp@uci.edu.

Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium Planning Committee

We invite faculty and staff to participate in planning a weeklong series of events that honors Dr. King's legacy and contributions. One of the Cross-Cultural Center's longstanding signature programs, the symposium's highlights include a Day of Service (in collaboration with the Office of Campus Organizations & Volunteer Programs), the Dr. Joseph L. White Lecture, and workshops for the broader campus community. The symposium occurs in early winter quarter and the committee is convened in fall quarter. For more information, please contact Daniel K. Park at danielkp@uci.edu.

Summer Multicultural Leadership Institute (SMLI) Planning Committee

Our annual summer program for 50 incoming freshmxn provides them with an introduction to student life, campus climate, and social justice education. This weekend program, which occurs in August, include workshops that address dialogue facilitation, conflict-resolution, and various diversity and social justice topics. The planning committee begins meeting in June/July to discuss the selection process and planning of the summer program. For more information, please contact Jade Agua at jagua@uci.edu.

Interested in getting involved in other ways? Please contact Jade Agua at jagua@uci.edu.