The A-List

May 3rd - May 8th


The ALANA A-List showcases the top events in the multicultural community happening on campus. Listed below are events you do not want to miss!


Please email lce29@cornell.edu to be featured on the next edition of the A-List. Submissions are due on Sundays at 11:59p EST. Anything submitted after this deadline will be on the following week's edition.

Introducing your 2018-2019 ALANA Executive Board!!

President: Yilin (Elaine) Liu ‘19

Treasurer: Aaliya Khan ‘19

Vice President of External Relations: Kathleen Li ‘19

Vice President of Internal Relations: Barbara Esuoso ‘19

Vice President of Programming: Shemar Christian ‘21

Vice President of Public Relations: So Yon (Ariel) Noh ‘21


Congratulations! :)

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Meet the ALANA 2017-2018 E-Board!

Top: Marisa Knox (President), Richard Escobar (VP of Internal Affairs), Lovette Ekwebelem (VP of Public Relations), Adaugo Ezike (VP of External Affairs), and Haris Hassan (Programming Coordinator)

Bottom: Janee Dennis (Public Relations Coordinator), Elaine Liu (VP of Programming), Kathleen Li (Programming Coordinator), Keri Gill (MCFAB Chair), and Evelyn Ambriz (Faculty Advisor)

Not pictured: Carol Huang (Programming Coordinator), Aaliya Khan (Treasurer)

ALANA Updates

Evelyn's Hook 'Em Party! :D

Dear Students,


With mixed emotions I write to share that Evelyn Ambriz, Assistant Dean of Students will soon end her time at Cornell. Evelyn has an interest in policy, and this fall took a big step applying to doctoral programs and has chosen to make Austin and The University of Texas her new home as a doctoral student in Educational Leadership and Policy. Evelyn will work with Dr. Liliana Garces to explore policy implications as it relates to the experiences of students of color at predominately white institutions.


A Cornellian (BS ’11, MPA ’15), Evelyn first joined the staff ranks as a Graduate Student Adviser in Engineering and then made a move to the Office of the Dean of Students leading Student Development Diversity Initiatives (SDDI) in July 2016. She works tirelessly to support the vision of the student organizations she advises and offers advice and support to dozens of student organizations who seek out her knowledge. This year she advised a collective group of student organizations to successfully host the inaugural CUlture Fest, coached the student leaders of the Lending Library as they work to expand their support of low-income students. A strong campus collaborator, Evelyn brought students and staff from SDDI, A3C, Akwe:kon, the Latino Living Center, Ujaama Residential College, ALANA Intercultural Programming Board, Intercultural Programs, and the Intergroup Dialogue Project to develop impactful programming for students of color. As she ends her time at Cornell, she is investing in the womxn and the work of B.O.S.S. as they expand their one-day mental health conference to two days. Evelyn puts her love for Cornell and the success of students into every project she begins and completes.

We joyfully celebrate her next steps as a full-time Ph.D. student but will miss Evelyn’s fierce advocacy for students and institutional knowledge.

Evelyn’s last day is July 6th.

Evelyn plays an important role in the lives of students, so we are offering a time for students to wish her well and share their memories on Tuesday, May 8th from 4-5pm in 6-2-6 (626 Thurston Ave).


Sincerely,

Maria

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2018-2019 WICC E-Board applications are open!

Women In Computing at Cornell (WICC) executive board applications are open!

Apply for positions in our various directorships including Outreach, Mentorship, Community Discussions, Faculty & Alumni Relations, Treasury, and more.

If you are passionate about our mission, we would love to see you apply here! We welcome students of all genders, majors, and years. Applications are due by Friday, May 4th at midnight.

And if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to WICC Co-Presidents Katie Gioioso (krg48) and Avani Bhargava (ab2387). We can’t wait to see your applications!
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Holi 2018

Looking for something fun to do THIS Saturday? Join Hindu Student Council for HOLI 2018!


EVENT DETAILS:

When: On Saturday May 5th, 1:30-4:30 pm

Where: Arts Quad

What to wear: Sunglasses and old (preferably white) clothes/Holi T-shirt


Holi is a popular Hindu holiday commemorating the arrival of spring, love, and diversity of nature. During the celebration, everyone gathered enjoys throwing powders of various colors onto one another. As per ancient Hindu tradition, multiple colors are used to symbolize the beauty of the spring season and the unity of all people, despite differences based on skin tone, age, and the like.


This student favorite is on the list of 161 Things Every Cornellian Should Do. In the past, this event has attracted around 1500-2000 people. This year, tickets are ONLY $5, henna and samosas included!


Bring all your friends, and contact cornellhsc@gmail.com or visit the facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/178230576163213/?ti=as for more details or to see how you can get tickets!

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SENIORS! Kente Stole with Class of 2018 Key Chain

Available for Purchase Beginning: Monday, April 9

Kente Stole with Class of 2018 Key Chain


Seniors may purchase a Kente Stole with a Class of 2018 key chain ($10.00 cash only) at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, 626 Thurston Avenue. See Kelli King, Room G04, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am -12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Supplies are limited.

Join the 2018-2019 BBMTA E-Board!

BBMTA is looking for people to join our Executive Board for 2018-2019! It is open to anyone interested in ANY health-related career field (pre-med, pre-vet, pre-dental, health admin., etc.)! Click the link for more info and to apply: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0GwiD34oGb889JX

Wari Summer 2018 Housing!

Looking for an affordable place to live over the summer?

Consider living in Wari Cooperative!

Please see the attached flyer below and fill out this google form with your information.


*Note: There is no formal application for summer housing at Wari. Housing is available to all Cornell students of all gender identities who will be on campus for academic purposes this summer. Please feel free to emailwaricoop@cornell.eduwith any questions or concerns.

BOSS Mental Health Summit

Mark you calendars for the annual BOSS mental health summit, open to all self-identifying womxn! This year’s theme is “The I of the Storm: Finding Calm Amongst Chaos” We want to hear from you! Please fill out this survey about what you’d like to participate in at this year’s summit:

https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_37VH2q4B1xn4o9D

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