Center for Identity & Inclusion University of Colorado Denver Newsletter Events & Updates

Week of November 16, 2020

COVID-19 Support

Please use this folder for available support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CU Denver has options to help ensure you are successful this semester.

Loving Lynx Fund: Emergency funding resource available to CU Denver students dealing with unanticipated events. Students should apply here.

Short-term laptop rentals or access to computer software: Contact Student Success.  Each school and college has a variety options.

Student Relief Fund Scholarship Application

Virtual Programming


Recovery Ally Training
Tuesday, November 17 from 9:00 am - 12:00 am
The training aims to expand recovery awareness on the Auraria Campus, reduce stigma, and teach administrators/ faculty/staff/students to better understand and support individuals on our campus seeking recovery.
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Sharing Your Voice
Tuesday, November 17 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 
This webinar is meant to empower students and community members to find and develop their unique voice and show the many pathways in which they can become engaged and active members of their community.
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Split Stories - Skinfolk and kinfolk: Colorism, pigmentocracy, phenotype and mixed families
Tuesday, November 17 from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm 
Join us as we discuss  Colorism, pigmentocracy, phenotype and mixed families.
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Trivia Night
Tuesday, November 17 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
Join the Office of Case Management for Trivia night.  Prizes will be awarded for first place.
Zoom ID 936 7248 1953

Masculinity Programming: Planning for the Future
Wednesday, November 18 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This focus group is designed to create a space for people to discuss and share their ideas, wants, and needs for future masculinity programming. 
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Food for Thought: Fear of Failure How the "Model Minority" Myth affects mental health & well being
Wednesday, November 18 from 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
We will unpack the model minority myth and how this internalized stereotype can amplify the fear of faliure by Dr. Cynthia Chen. 
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Lavender Graduation
Lavender Graduation is a celebration of graduation, honoring the journey and the additional obstacles that our LGBTQIA+ students had to overcome through their college and university experiences.
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Apply for the CU Diverse Doctorates in Business (DDB) Program
Are you an undergraduate student interested in contributing to the inclusivity and diverse representation among faculty in business schools? If so, we encourage you to apply to the Diverse Doctorates in Business (DDB) program.
Apply Here

Latinx Communication Studies Course

Spring Online 2021
The course will count toward the Latinx Certificate in Ethnic Studies and is cross listed between COMM and ETST: COMM 4710 and ETST 4574 (sec E01). Both UG and grad students are welcome and there are no pre-requisites.

Sex for Everyone
Demystifying sex: undoing the harmful myth that we all know what we're doing
text: (720) 443-1634

Success Looks Like Me
A Student Government initiative to help CU-Denver students from underrepresented populations visualize different paths to success. The goal is for students to visualize themselves as successful professionals by seeing successful professionals with similar identities in similar fields on interest.


Ongoing Programming

LGBTQ Connections Program

LGBTQ Student Resource Center Virtual Engagement Opportunities

Steve's Office Hours
Monday's from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Healthy Pursuits Zumba
Tuesday's from 12 pm - 1:00 pm

Healthy Pursuits Yoga
Wednesday from 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Additional Support

Auraria Immigrant Art Journal: A digital space for Auraria immigrants to describe their or their families’ experience through various forms of art

Center for Identity & Inclusion and Lyft's Denver Community Team Free Ride Program

CU Denver students have access to the Lynx Food Pantry and Mobile Food Pantry to access free food and hygiene products.

Phoenix Center at Auraria Help Line

Sign up for the Student Life & Campus Community Newsletter

Get more events and updates: Lynx Central Student Announcement and Lynx Central Student Events, is your weekly source for additional campus news and virtual events. Updated every Monday.


Phoenix Cast - The Phoenix Center at Auraria Podcast

Keep talking with the Phoenix Cast Story Submission

What Are You? - A Mixed Identity Experience

Additional Opprotunities

Black Lives Matter Survey

COVID-19 Research Study

Event Recordings

Día de los Muertos Virtual Cooking
WAP: We are Against the Patriarchy
Asian American Student Services YouTube Channel
Student Life & Campus Community YouTube Channel

Ethnic Studies

Advising information

Cultural Diversity Certificate

Declare Your Major or Minor

Spring 2021 Courses

African American American Studies Certificate  Launching Fall 2021

LatinX Studies Certificate Launching Fall 2021