National Hispanic Latinx/e Heritage Month

As quarter students begin classes on September 20, we will be in the midst of celebrating Hispanic Latinx/e Heritage Month, September 15- October 15.   Join us for a variety of events that acknowledge how Hispanic and Latinx/e cultures enrich our lives.  Calendar of Events HERE.

August Happenings

August marks the end of summer quarter, and the beginning of fall semester.  Hopefully, our Eagles are getting much needed time for rejuvenation. Many of you are busier than ever with EWU summer session, new student orientations, a variety of youth camps, and the late August beginning of fall semester. Remember to show hospitality on our campuses as students, families, … Read more

June Diversity Events Are Here!

Summer is approaching, and June encompasses so many great events!  June is National Pride Month.  This month’s calendar includes Spokane Pride, EWU Commencement, Juneteenth, and Hoopfest.  EWU is representing all over this community.  There are a variety of events on and off campus this month to gather, connect and learn. 

Full Calendar of June Diversity Events  HERE

EWU Meetup to Walk in Pride Parade HERE

Spokane Pride Website HERE

EWU Commencement Information HERE

Juneteenth Events in Spokane HERE

EWU Hoopfest Information HERE

Hoopfest Website HERE

July 2023 Observances

July marks the National Disability Pride Month in honor of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in July of 1990.  In addition, we celebrated our nation’s Independence Day on July 4. 

Campus is bustling with EWU summer session, new student orientations, and a variety of youth camps taking place all summer long.  Please remember to show your Eagle Pride by being extra helpful to our students and visitors on campus. We are spending the next two months collaborating and planning robust DEI offerings for campus.  We will resume our Monthly Calendar of Diversity Events in September.

May is Asian American- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

May is the national recognition of Asian American – Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander Heritage Month. There are a variety of events on campus this month brought to you by campus partners that offer great learning opportunities. For up-to-date information about the events taking place, please visit the AA-NH/PI website: HERE

Diversity & Inclusion Week Starts April 17

Diversity & Inclusion Week starts Monday, April 17!  Join us for lectures, panels, and workshops celebrating our 12th annual Diversity and Inclusion Week.  Our D&I Week Site has details about each event, presenter bios, live streaming and/or recordings offered for many events, and a variety of in-person Cheney and Spokane offerings.  We will also have asynchronous events on our website … Read more

Diversity & Inclusion Week 2023

April 17-21, 2023Highlights:-Keynote address and performance-The Human Library at EWU-Diversity Festival with free food, free T-shirts, live performances, and multicultural pop-ups -Earth Day Sustainability Fair-Panels, presentations, and games

Award-Winning Film by EWU Student

We are pleased to offer a free screening of the short film, First Time Home, co-directed by our own EWU first-year student, Noemi Librado-Sanchez. This award winning film documents the journey of four teenage cousins who explore their indigenous Mexican roots while visiting their gravely ill grandfather in Mexico. The film was shot and directed … Read more