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2020
Jan. 24
5th Annual ISU 4U Promise Mini-Conference: 8 a.m.-noon, online - Join us for the 5th annual ISU 4U Promise Mini-Conference in the Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union. The purpose of this event is to share about new and ongoing projects connected with the ISU 4U Promise, and to hear perspectives from people connected to the program at Moulton and King, in the communities, with the Community Alliance, and at Iowa State. Register by noon on Jan 21. More».
For more information, contact Shari Miller in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or smiller3@iastate.edu.
Jan. 30
Lecture: Nolan Cabrera on critical approaches to understanding whiteness, part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Come hear from Nolan Cabrera, Ph.D., to see how he explores the historical development of whiteness, and shows how white advantage developed through systemic racism to which white people were socially inoculated. This lecture links the history of racial oppression to contemporary times, and helps work through some of the pitfalls of "privilege" such as, "[H]ow can white kids from Appalachia be 'privileged'?" This lecture is part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair series hosted by the College of Human Sciences and the Committee on Lectures funded by the Student Government. More».
For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.
Feb. 10
Applications open for CHS scholarships that support unpaid internships or student teaching that occur summer and fall 2020: online - These scholarships are for CHS undergraduate students who enroll in 400-level internships or student teaching experiences that have no other form of compensation. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,000. Larger awards will be considered for students serving in unpaid experiences within the state of Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.
Feb. 21
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: Beyond Disengagement - Understanding Latinx High School Youth's Silence as an Act of Survival: noon -12:50 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - This presentation, given by Gabriel Rodriguez, Assistant Professor in the School of Education, considers what Latinx youth attending a predominantly white and well-resourced suburban high school can teach us about the varied ways silence is employed. Rodriguez calls this "silence on a continuum," and advocates shifting focus onto deficit-based structures and discourses to dismantle them.
For more information, contact Kelly L. Reddy-Best at klrb@iastate.edu.
Feb. 26
Lecture: Debbie Reece on indigenous students and decolonizing education, part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Come hear from Debbie Reese, Ph.D., who will examine depictions of Native peoples in children's books, past and present, and provide suggestions for how to become better in choosing and presenting information about Indigenous peoples to children. The lecture is part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair series hosted by the College of Human Sciences and the Committee on Lectures funded by the Student Government. More».
For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.
March 2
Teacher Education Career Fair: 1-4 p.m., ISU Alumni Center - Students who are part of the ISU Educator Preparation Program, nearing graduation, or involved in teacher education programs across the state are invited to attend the 2020 Teacher Education Career Fair. Those who are seeking employment, exploring student teaching options, or are interested in enhancing their professional skills are encouraged to attend and meet with districts and organizations represented at the fair. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
March 6
ISCORE Conference: Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity: Memorial Union - The Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is a comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity at Iowa State University and beyond. The local conference is designed to model the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). More».
For more information, contact Jowelle Mitchell at Iowa State University at 515-294-8731 or jowelle@iastate.edu.
March 25
Big 12 Virtual Career Fair: in cyberspace - Building on momentum from the inaugural Big 12 Virtual Career Fair held in 2019, Iowa State University will again join other Big 12 schools to offer a similar career fair in 2020. More details will be posted here as they become available.
For more information, contact Amanda Schickel, recruiting and career coordinator in Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or schickel@iastate.edu.
April 27
Application deadline for CHS scholarships that support unpaid internships or student teaching that occur during the summer of 2020: 11:59 p.m., online - These scholarships are for CHS undergraduate students who enroll in 400-level internships or student teaching experiences that have no other form of compensation. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,000. Larger awards will be considered for students serving in unpaid experiences within the state of Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.
May 28-30
NCORE: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: New York City - NCORE is designed to provide a significant forum for discussion, critical dialogue, and exchange of information as institutions search for effective strategies to enhance access, social development, education, positive communication, and cross-cultural understanding in culturally diverse settings. Presenters from across the United States share their knowledge, expertise, and experiences from across all aspects of higher education. More».
For more information, contact NCORE staff at Iowa State University at 405-325-3694 or ncore@ou.edu.
Aug. 2
Application deadline for CHS scholarships that support unpaid internships or student teaching that occur during the fall of 2020: 11:59 p.m., online - These scholarships are for CHS undergraduate students who enroll in 400-level internships or student teaching experiences that have no other form of compensation. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,000. Larger awards will be considered for students serving in unpaid experiences within the state of Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.

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