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UCF Diversity Week 2012 - Events in COHPA

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The College of Health and Public Affairs' Diversity Committee is pleased to announce the following events in recognition of UCF Diversity Week 2012:

Tues., OCTOBER 16
12 to 1:30 p.m.
UCF Arena - Cypress Room (next to Knightro's)

Movie Fest: "Out of Control" - AIDS in Black America
Associate Professor Sharon Douglass will speak about and host a showing of the film "Out of Control," the first national network television documentary to examine how and why AIDS has become overwhelmingly a black epidemic in the United States. 
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Wed., OCTOBER  17
1 to 3 p.m.
HPA I - Atrium

A Taste of Europe: One Continent - Many Cultures
Staff and faculty members in the College of Health and Public Affairs are invited to enjoy a sampling of foods while learning about the diverse populations that make up Europe. Each department within the college will highlight a different country and its diversity. (Students: A limited number of tickets are available for students as well. Check with your department or school for ticket availability.) 
Learn more

Wed., OCTOBER  17
1:30 to 2:15 p.m.
HPA 1 - Room 304
Student Panel: Diversity Through Student Lenses
Students representing the college's departments, schools and Doctoral Program in Public Affairs will share their thoughts on diversity during a panel discussion. Open to the campus community. Learn more

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