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2017 Fall Semester 

September 11 – LMU Remembers

  • An interfaith prayer observance of September 11
  • 7 pm, Elizabeth D. Chinnock Chapel

September 15 – Reading Without Borders Book Club

  • Reading selection: “Night Comes to the Cumberlands”
  • 1:00 p.m. Dining Hall

September 15 – Drum Circle

  • A celebration of life, music and community!
  • 8 pm, Greek Rocks

September 20 – Courageous Conversations

  • A monthly series of roundtable dialogue where we engage and speak the truth on topics of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, poverty, immigration, and other issues of social justice. Topic for this discussion is what it is like being Hispanic/Latino in today’s U.S. political environment.  
  • 6:30 pm, Appalachian Room at Carnegie Vincent Library

October 8 – Pride Festival, Chattanooga, TN Van leaves Student Circle at 7 a.m. sharp and returns at 9 p.m.

October 9 – 13 Celebrate Appalachia Festival

  • A series of week-long events that highlight and celebrate the rich culture of Appalachia.
    • October 9, 11 am, Beekeeping Demonstration, Organic Gardening Center
    • October 9, 5 – 7 pm, Cherokee Genealogy, classroom
    • October 10, Enjoy a selection of Appalachian foods at the Dining Hall dinner buffet
    • October 10, 7 pm, Encore performance of “Moonshine Macbeth,” Duke Auditorium
    • October 11, 5 – 6 pm, Sweet Hour of Prayer, Elizabeth D. Chinnock Chapel
    • October 12, 11 am – 3 pm, Arts & Crafts Showcase, Under the big tent behind the Dining Hall
    • October 12, 6:30 – 7 pm, Denton Loving Book Reading, Gap Creek Coffee House
    • TBA Herb walk with Dr. Mary Beth Babos and Dr. Aggy Vanderpool

October 9 – Oktoberfest Potluck Dinner Hosted by International Student Union

  • 5:30 - 8:30 pm, 316 Student Center

October 18 – Courageous Conversations

  • A monthly series of roundtable dialogue where we engage and speak the truth on topics of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, poverty, immigration, and other issues of social justice. Topic for this discussion is the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses.
  • 6:30 pm, Appalachian Room at Carnegie Vincent Library

October 20 – Reading Without Borders Book Club

  • Reading selection: TBA
  • 1:00 p.m. Dining Hall

October 24 – Allies Project

  • Following the national Safe Zone curriculum, Allies Project prepares participants, through a two-hour workshop, to be supportive, trustworthy, and sensitive to the needs and concerns of those who are LGBTQI+.
  • 6 - 8 pm, Brooks Reading Room at Carnegie Vincent Library

November 15 – Courageous Conversations

  • A monthly series of roundtable dialogue where we engage and speak the truth on topics of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, poverty, immigration, and other issues of social justice. Topic for this discussion is the challenges for LGBTQI+ living their authentic self.
  • 6:30 pm, Appalachian Room at Carnegie Vincent Library

November 17 – Reading Without Borders Book Club

  • Reading selection: TBA
  • 1:00 p.m. Dining Hall

November 20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance

  • A memorial for those transgender individuals whose lives were ended tragically and far too soon. Lunch is provided. Must RSVP.
  • 12:00 pm,

December 1 – World Aids Day

  • TBA

2018 Spring Semester

  • January 15 - Dr. Martin Luther King Day Observance with guest speaker, Ambassador George Staples
  • February 1 - World Hijab Day
  • February – Black History Month
  • March – Women’s History month
  • TBA - International Dinner & Entertainment Show
  • Courageous Conversations continues
  • And more!

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Harrogate, TN 37752