Past Events

Nov22

SNAP Challenge Closing Ceremony

Sunday, November 22, 2020 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Zoom Link will be sent out

For Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) will be hosting the SNAP challenge. From November 15th-22nd, we invite you to participate in the SNAP Hunger Challenge and live on $4.13 a day for seven days. Join us for the Closing Event on Saturday November 22nd from 5pm-6pm where we will take some time to reflect on your experiences and how to take action on hunger in our community.

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Nov16

President Washington hosts Freedom and Learning Forum

Theme: Social justice, Anti-racism, and Inclusion

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Monday, November 16, 2020 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Mason President Gregory Washington will host a Freedom and Learning Forum with a theme of racial justice, anti-racism, and inclusion. Panelists will Provost Mark Ginsburg, CHSS Dean Ann Ardis, Faculty Affairs Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Well-Being Milli Rivera, University Life Associate Dean Creston Lynch, and Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force co-chairs Shernita Parker and Wendi Manuel-Scott. 

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Nov16

Fall for the Books: Women and Leadership in College with Dr. Julie Owen

School of Integrative Studies

Monday, November 16, 2020 11:00 AM

Julie E. Owen’s new book, We are the Leaders We’ve Been Waiting For focuses on helping young women develop the skills necessary to succeed not only in their college environment, but also in the world. In this panel, she is joined by a group of students who are featured in her book to discuss challenges faced by young women today—and what can be done to overcome them.

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Nov15

Take the SNAP Challenge

More than 705,000 Virginian's Live on $4.13 per day--can you?

November 15, 2020, 12:00 AM to November 22, 2020, 11:59 PM

Take the SNAP Hunger Challenge! More than 705,000 individuals in Virginia live on about $4.13 per day - can you? For Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) will be hosting the SNAP challenge. From November 15th-22nd, we invite you to participate in the SNAP Hunger Challenge and live on $4.13 a day for seven days.

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Nov11

SNAP Challenge Kickoff Event

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Zoom Link will be sent out

For Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) will be hosting the SNAP challenge. From November 15th-22nd, we invite you to participate in the SNAP Hunger Challenge and live on $4.13 a day for seven days. Join us for the Kickoff on Wednesday November 11th from 3pm-4pm with speakers, activities, and where we will go over the challenge in more detail.

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Nov5

CSC: "From Principle to Right: The Anti-colonial Reinvention of Self-Determination"

w/ Adom Getachew, the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.

Cultural Studies

Thursday, November 5, 2020 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

Please join us virtually for this week's CSC talk, which will feature Adom Getachew presenting her work on the anti-colonial project of critics, intellectuals, and statesmen such as Nnamdi Azikiwe, W.E.B. DuBois and Kwame Nkrumah and the emergence of a right to self-determination as a distinctively anti-colonial ideal.

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Oct15

Nonprofit Fellows Application Deadline

October 15, 2020, 10:16 AM to November 1, 2020, 11:55 PM

The Nonprofit Fellows are a select group of students who earn a minor in Nonprofit Studies through a semester-long immersion experience. The 20 - 25 Nonprofit Fellows are enrolled in the three courses and complete a 6-credit internship. The program is offered by the School of Integrative Studies in partnership with the Schar School of Policy and Government.

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Oct12

Raise your voice! Best Practices around Community Organizing, Public Policy and Community Care

Monday, October 12, 2020 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Virtual through Zoom

In this interactive workshop, we will examine the history of social movements, best practices around community organizing and public policy and we will engage in conversation around moving past self-care to community care. SAIL will be hosting this workshop as part of Leadership Mason Experience. Check out the many incredible programs and events offered. 

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