Friday, October 29, 2020

Find information for the Friday, October 29 sessions of the Diversity Symposium below.

9:00 – 10:30am - MURALS ’21

Engage in dialogue with MURALS ’21 winners as they present their scholarly work in the areas of STEMM, Social Sciences/Humanities, Creative Art as well as in Service Learning and Leadership reflecting who they are, their values and their academic success. The students who will be featured include:

MURALS ’21 Overall Winner

  • Janaye Matthews, Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

MURALS ’21 1st Place Winners

  • STEM – Rachel Jackson
  • Creative Arts – Alexa Ware and DeVon Washington
  • Social Sciences/Humanities – Sage Mednansky
  • Service Learning and Leadership – Maya Siegel

To learn more about the 2021 MURALS winners, read the Source story.

10:30am – 12:00pm Hungry to Learn Film Panel Discussion

In partnership with the ACT Film Festival, a panel discussion on the film Hungry to Learn will be held.

The panelists will discuss food insecurity at CSU and systemically across universities. They will speak to themes in the film, but will also address topics that are relevant and critical regardless of film viewing.


  • Kathryn Conrad – Rams Against Hunger Student Coordinator – Senior with a double major in Political Science and Women’s & Gender Studies with an Interdisciplinary Leadership Minor.
  • Uriel Diaz – Rams Against Hunger Student Coordinator – Junior with a Psychology major, along with a Spanish and Business minor
  • Shay Lentz – SNAP Benefits Specialist, Graduate Student in Social Work, and Administrative Assistant in Case Management
  • Michael Buttram – Basic Needs Program Manager
  • Moderator: Elizabeth Sink, Master Teaching Instructor, Communication Studies & Presidential Leadership Fellow

The film will be available for viewing October 25 – 29

  • Streaming Link for the film
  • The streaming link will go live on the morning of October 25th and will close after 500 households have viewed the film.