Commission On Multicultural Understanding


Programs, Projects, and Events

Staff Diversity Luncheon

The Teachable Moments Committee presents the 2nd annual Staff Diversity Luncheon. March 7th 2013. All of us can make a difference in our workforce environement. Join other staff members across campus for lunch and engage in conversations about diversity and inclusion within your organization. The event will begin at 11:00 am in the Grand Hall of the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center.

Diversity Lounge

Next event TBA

Diversity LoungeSpring Welcome Reception

Each year, the Orienatation and Welcome Committee hosts a welcome lunch in the spring for new incoming students. This event provides students an opportunity to meet with COMU representatives to learn more about resources available on campus. There are 2 event dates to choose from, January 2nd and 3rd, 2013 6:15-7:15 pm in the University Club of the IMU To sign up, contact Tanner Terrell

Suicide Prevention Retreat

The Retreats and Recognition Committee in partnership with the Suicide Prevention Coalition and MOASIC are providing a 1 day retreat Saturday, April 13th at the Monroe County Public Library from 11am -4pm. The event will include lunch, a panel, film showcase, and discussions on the effects of suicide among youth.

COMU Awards Reception

The Retreats and Recognition Committee is proud to present the 24th annual COMU Awards Reception, Tuesday April 2, 2013 in the Georgian Room of the Indiana Memorial Union. Visit the COMU Awards page for more information.

COMU Awards Reception 2013

Trading Laces

A new program and website with FYE to promote understanding and participation in diversity events on campus. Click here for more information.


Circle of 6 App

The Student Coalition is promoting the new Circle of 6 app. Circle of 6 is a new, free app meant to promote safety and healthy relationships. It won a national contest for apps preventing violence, and it can be downloaded in the app store.
To use it, you select 6 of your contacts whom you wish to receive any emergency texts. You can choose to ask them to call you and give you a distraction, to come and get you (will automatically tell them your location), or to talk to you about healthy relationships. All texts are pre-written and take only a few clicks to be sent.
The app also allows you to easily call different hotlines (including ones you have added) with a few clicks.

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