A Celebration of Transgender Day of Visibility, CU Film Showcase, and Other Events and Opportunities, 3/30-4/13

March 30, 2021

Dear Students,

We’re excited to share these great events coming up in the next two weeks! 

University Life Events and Opportunities (All events are ET)

Also, save the date for University Life’s upcoming panel event The Rom-Con: A Discussion of Romantic Relationships in Contemporary Media on Friday, 4/9 at 11:00 AM. Panelists include experts from NYU, Barnard and Columbia Sexual Violence Response. Stay tuned for more information!  

Other University-wide Events and Opportunities

Support and Community Spaces
For Morningside Students:

  • Asian Identified Students. This is a virtual support space for Asian International and Asian American Columbia students to speak openly in a safe environment about their experiences and reactions to the recent increase in anti-Asian violence. Thursdays, 4/1 - 4/22, 12:00-1:00 PM. To register, please email [email protected] or [email protected] with “Asian Identity” in the subject line.
  • Female-Identified Students. This workshop provides support and a safe space to discuss the impact of the recent shootings in Atlanta and other forms of violence and aggression directed towards women. Wednesdays, now - 4/14, 2:00-3:00 PM. To register, please email [email protected] or [email protected].
  • Additional Ongoing Support Groups. These support groups, created in response to student concerns, address issues like bereavement, building resilience during the pandemic, coping with trauma and more. Learn more.

For CUIMC Students:

  • Asian Identified Students. This virtual drop-in group is for students of all genders who identify as Asian who want a space to reflect on experiences of bias or discrimination and/or the rise of anti-Asian violence amidst COVID-19. We also welcome conversations about experiences of resilience at the individual and community level. Date and time TBD. For more information, please email Ritu Agarwal at [email protected].
  • International Students. This virtual drop-in group is designed to promote connection among CUIMC international students living domestically or abroad through discussion and sharing of relevant resources. Biweekly Wednesdays, 6:00 -7:00 PM. For more information, please email Kaiwen Liu at [email protected].
  • Additional Ongoing Support Groups. These virtual groups and gathering spaces are not group therapy, but rather spaces for skill-building and support. Facilitators are able to link students to therapy, where appropriate. Learn more.

Learn more on University Life’s websiteInstagram and Facebook, and reach out to [email protected] with any questions or concerns.

Have a great week,

Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
Office of University Life
Gender Pronouns: He/Him/His

Ixchel Rosal
Associate Vice President for Student Life
Office of University Life
Gender Pronouns: She/Her/Hers