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Alliance Theme Community

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE COMMUNITY

The purpose of the Alliance TC is to allow students interested in learning more about their own intersecting identities and cultures outside their own the ability to participate in meaningful dialogue, find campus resources that support their identity, and connect with their community.

Locations: Statesboro Campus, Watson Hall   /   Armstrong Campus, Windward Commons


COMMUNITY OUTCOMES

Students in this community will…

  • Explore how their own culture and identity has influenced and been influenced by their life experiences, while gaining an understanding of how these aspects have affected others experiences.
  • Learn how to have meaningful and supportive dialogue with others from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Be able to identify campus and community resources that allow them to learn more about topics of identity, diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as find support networks in their community to support their own identity development.
  • All students in the TC pay a $20 student activity fee each semester that helps pay for the cost of specialty programming.

SPECIALTY PROGRAMMING

What makes our theme communities so special is the ability students have to live with those who have similar interest as them – including their Resident Advisor!  Using the theme of the community, programs are planned based on student interest, special events, and more.  In order to make the most out of your experience, we highly recommend active participation in community activities.  Some of the opportunities offered within Alliance may include, but are not limited to:

  • Alliance Welcome Social
  • Tour of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
  • Alliance TC Student Org Fair with Diversity & Culturally Based Organizations
  • Attending “Talk Tuesdays” with the OMA’s Diversity Peer Educators
  • TV/Movie Premiere & Discussion Nights
  • Game nights at the LGBTQ+ Center (New on the Statesboro Campus!)
  • Volunteering as a Community for Local Non-Profits/Events
  • Identity Exploration Nights
  • Taking part in Identity Exploration Week events, such as Pride Prom, National Coming Out Day Celebration, Campus Affinity Group Discussions, Indigenous People’s Day activities, and More!
  • Participating in campus wide cultural and awareness programs, such as the Holi Festival, Vagina Monologues, Drag Night, MLK Day Commemorative Speaker, Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Dinner in the Dark, It’s On Us, and More!
  • Completing Campus Wide Training’s, such as Safe Space I/II, Bystander Intervention, the Diversity, Inclusion, & Fairness Conference, and More!
  • Being a Member of the Alliance Student Advisory Board (SAB) and planning social events for members of the community

 

Last updated: 3/1/2019