Updates from the ALANA Intercultural Board

Meet the Executive Board

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This Week's Organization Spotlight

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Les Femmes de Substance

Les Femmes de Substance (LFDS) is a pre-professional organization for women of color.

The purpose of Les Femmes de Substance is to foster community and leadership within the Black female population on Cornell University's campus. Through educational experiences and professional programming, Les Femmes de Substance strives to create true women of substance who will lift up their fellow sisters.

• Les Femmes de Substance pledges to assist Black women at Cornell pursue leadership roles and develop their professional ambitions.

• Les Femmes de Substance pledges to reach out to freshman and aid them with their transition into the Cornell community.

• Les Femmes de Substance pledges to host programs that pinpoint issues that affect women of color, within the Cornell community and beyond.

• Les Femmes pledges to take a critical look at the disunity on our campus and take action toward unity in the form of a retreat.

• Les Femmes pledges to give Black women on campus what they need to be women of substance and an asset to the world.

• Les Femmes pledges to uphold the grace and dignity of all women by representing ourselves as true Women of Substance

For information contact: or checkout their website:

If you would like to nominate an organization for the weekly organization spotlight please email Saiyara at!

Upcoming ALANA Events

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Come celebrate All Hallows' Eve with

ALANA Intercultural Board
Cornell University Panhellenic Association
Cornell University Multicultural Greek Letter Council
Cornell University Interfraternity Council
and Southside Community Center

** If you are hosting a booth, please arrive at 3:30PM for setup**

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Apply for Funding

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Upcoming Umbrella Organization Events

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MCFAB x CAPSU Proudly Present:
The writer of "Fresh Off the Boat" - Eddie Huang!

What: "Race, Food, and Who We Are"
When: November 6th, 7 PM with doors opening at 6 PM
Where: Alice Statler Auditorium

$5 in advanced in the WSH Resource Center
$10 at the door

Upcoming Member Organization Events

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Autumn has arrived.

The Black Women's Support Network

cordially invites you to...

Autumn Evening:

Harlem Renaissance

Saturday, November 14th

Statler Hotel

Carrier Ballroom

Doors open at 8pm

Join us as we go back to the

Harlem Renaissance nightlife

with live performances, delicious hors d'oeuvres,

and the crowning of one accomplished senior

woman as Miss Autumn!

Come join us for the banquet of the season

and a night you will never forget!

See you there,

The Black Women's Support Network

Job, Internship and Scholarship Opportunities



*Tuesday, November 3, 12:00 p.m., 103 Barnes


Wednesday, November 4, 4:35 p.m., 103 Barnes

*Pre-registration required for noon-time session at

Attn. sophomores and juniors:

Are you committed to the environment? Planning a career in environmental public policy? Interested in alternative energy, sustainable development, or waste management? Going into environmental law? The Morris K. Udall Scholarship of up to $7,000 supports a) sophomores and juniors who demonstrate outstanding commitment to careers related to the environment and b) Native American and Alaska Native sophomores and juniors who demonstrate commitment to careers related to health care or tribal public policy. Many fields are eligible such as the natural sciences, engineering, government, history, urban planning, policy management, economics, agriculture, health care, cultural studies, and others.

Interested but can’t make it? For an appointment, call 255-6931 or contact the Fellowship Coordinator at

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Consider Hosting for IVYQ!

IvyQ is a pan-Ivy League LGBTQ+ conference that takes place annually at one of the eight Ivy League institutions. IvyQ provides a forum for students to come together, discuss LGBTQ+ issues facing college students and young people, and prepare to become LGBTQ+ leaders in the real world. This year, the conference will take place on November 12th to the 15th at Cornell!

This is where you come in…

At this year’s conference, we are expecting upwards of 300+ students from different schools to be staying with us, attending workshops, and enjoying Cornell’s beautiful campus from Thursday night to Sunday morning. Without a place to host these students, there can be no conference! As a host, we ask that you provide a safe space for a student to stay for all three nights, and that you remain available to answer questions as they arise. (ex. where is the nearest dining hall? How can I find Bailey Hall?). You by no means have to stay with your hostee at all times. IvyQ attendees will be attending workshops on Friday at Saturday beginning at 10am, and will be going to keynote speakers and social events at night.

Please note that to be eligible to host, you must be living in a university-owned property. To host, please follow this link:

If you are interested in the conference itself, registration will be open until November 1st!

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