February is Black History Month!
Join the Furman Community in a variety of events and stories throughout the month of February to honor Black History Month. Remember to check syncDIN or follow @furman_cic on Instagram for the most up-to-date calendar of events and links to access virtual events. Here are some upcoming events:
The Politics of Black Twitter (CLP)
Feb. 11 at 8 p.m., sponsored by SLBC, NAACP, Politics & International Affairs, and Communication Studies
Melanated & Hydrated Self-Care Day
Feb. 16 at 7 p.m., sponsored by SLBC
Battered and Beautiful: Universities’ Legacies (CLP pending)
Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m., sponsored by SLBC and NAACP
Issa Vibe Paint Party
Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m., sponsored by the Center for Inclusive Communities and SLBC
Hungry? Bon Appetit has you covered!
Noodle Bowl Night
Pick from various toppings and create your very own noodle bowl to go!
- 15, 5-7 p.m. in the South Housing Quad
- 16, 5-7 p.m. at the Clark Murphy Patio
- 17, 5-7 p.m. at the North Village Pavilion
Snatch-a-Snack Food Truck
Keep an eye out in your residential area on Feb. 18 starting at 9 p.m. – surprise theme! No swipe needed!
BIG Ideas Competition
Have an idea but don’t know where to go to get it off the ground? The Big Ideas Competition gives you 90 seconds to share your problem, solution, and target audience! Sponsored by the Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, the competition will be held virtually via Zoom on Feb. 16 and Feb. 23 from 1-3 p.m. Click here to sign up!
Kappa Kappa Game Night
Join Kappa Kappa Gamma on Feb. 16 from 6-7 p.m. for a virtual game night. Direct message @furmankkg on Instagram for the Zoom link.
Careers with Government Agencies
Do you feel drawn to public service? Want to effect change within your community? A career in government may be the place for you! Join the Malone Center for Career Engagement on Feb. 16 from 6-7 p.m. to hear from experts in government work (and Furman alum!) discuss how to be successful and advance your career in this field. Click here for more information, including the link to register for this event.
Spring Student Involvement Fair
Looking to get plugged in on campus? Interested in joining a new student organization? Stop by the Spring Student Involvement Fair on Feb. 17 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in front of the Trone Student Center.
DIY T-Shirt Produce Bags
Have an old t-shirt lying around? Eco Reps will be hosting DIY t-shirt produce bag events around campus! Bring your own t-shirt and learn how to upcycle it into a reusable produce bag! Instructions and other materials will be provided. For additional info and to see when they will be in your residential area, check out the syncDIN events calendar!
Virtual Ripple Interfaith Conference – Free Access!
The goal of the Ripple Conference, hosted by Elon University, is to empower and inspire interfaith student leaders by offering time to learn, engage, reflect, and share. Participants will learn about other traditions, including religious, spiritual, and secular worldviews, engage in social justice and interfaith dialogue, and have the opportunity to share their own perspectives. This year’s virtual conference, which will take place on Feb. 19 and 20, will focus on intersectional interfaith and features keynote speaker Blair Imani. Click here to learn more. The Office of Spiritual Life is providing registration for any students who are interested in participating, contact Kate Taber for access.
Meeting Space Reminder!
A friendly reminder that academic buildings continue to be closed to all student organization and non-academic class meetings. Classrooms also should not be used as individual or group study spaces. Should you need a space to meet and/or study, you can find information about available spaces on the Furman Focused website.
Check out the syncDIN events calendar for the latest student org events and other happenings around campus!