Unity Week at Brooklyn College
Bridging Cultures and Creating Connections
Friday April 4 to Friday April 11, 2014
Students who participate in Unity Week will be engaged in learning about the different cultures at Brooklyn College. Through the various programs and activities, students will gain a greater appreciation for our campus diversity and each program encourages the members of our community to commit to building unity on campus.
Unity Week provides opportunities for working together to build a dynamic and stronger campus community while engaging a generation of prospective college students. This year’s theme “Bridging Cultures and Creating Connections” reflects the goals of Unity Week.
Confirm your participation at a Unity Week 2014 event(s) by sending an email to email@example.com - use the subject Unity Week and include the event number and title along with your full name and contact information.
Unity Week 2014*
CPF: Learn, Sow, and Grow (1)
Friday, April 4, 9:30a.m. - 12p.m., Jefferson Williams, Student Center
Campus and Community leaders will share successful planning and community organizational strategies, during our Campus Planning Forum, reflecting Brooklyn's diverse needs.
Unity Basketball Tournament (2)
Monday, April 7, 5 - 9p.m., 322 Roosevelt Hall
Brooklyn High School and BC students reflect on "service" and play together in an intergenerational tournament.
Identity Tree: Showcasing Our Diversity and Making Connections (3)
Tuesday, April 8, 12:30 - 2p.m., West Quad (Rain Location: Clubroom, Basement of Student Center)
Collaborating on creative work that represents students’ diverse identities.
Annual Make a Difference Gala: Creating Harmony through Unity (4)
Wednesday, April 9, 7 - 10p.m., Gold Room, Student Center
Recognizing those who have contributed through their activities and by example toward building unity and community on campus.
Jeopardy-Feud: Building Unity through Cultural Diversity (5)
Thursday, April 10, 12:30 - 2p.m., Location TBA
Jeopardy/Family Feud “mash-up” game- testing cultural knowledge.
Civic Breakfast: Creating Identity and Community through Collaboration and Service (6)
Friday, April 11, 9a.m. - 12p.m., Gold Room, Student Center
BC students and high school students listen, learn and collaborate to build unity.
Invited alumni speakers
*Coordinating committee in progress. For more information about any of the programs, to get involved, or to join the Unity Week Committee, email firstname.lastname@example.org.