Summer Digest: Why Juneteenth Matters, Fitness Classes, and Other Opportunities, 6/7-6/21

June 07, 2022

Dear Students,

We hope that your summer is off to a good start. Here are some events and tips to help you make the best of it. Enjoy!

Upcoming Events

  • Summer Fitness Classes at Dodge (In-Person and Virtual). Join Columbia PEREC for low-cost fitness classes this summer! From yoga to personal training, join Dodge Fitness Center for any of their 10-week fitness programs. Please note there is a small fee to participate in the summer classes. Learn more here.
  • Why Juneteenth Matters (Virtual). CUIMC’s African, Black, and Caribbean Employee Resource Group is hosting a virtual presentation featuring Dr. Tyesha Maddox who will discuss the history, traditions, and significance of Juneteenth in American history. This event is open to all students. Wednesday, June 15, 1:00-2:00 PM. Register here.
  • Activating Accomplice-ship at Columbia. Alice! Health Promotion is facilitating this 5-week interactive, virtual curriculum for white-identified students to engage in an exploration of their identities and build community and accountability around deconstructing whiteness and white privilege to facilitate the development of an antiracist lens. Wednesdays, June 15 - July 13, 5:30-7:00 PM. Learn more and register here.

Get Involved

Visit University Life’s website, Instagram and Facebook for more information and events, and please reach out to [email protected] with any suggestions or questions.

Take care,

Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
University Life
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Ixchel Rosal
Associate Vice President for Student Life
University Life
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