Open Honor Committee Meeting
8:00 PM|Newcomb Hall Trial Room
The Honor Committee will hold its first meeting of the Spring 2015 semester on Sunday, January 25 at 8:00 PM in the Newcomb Hall Trial Room. As always, the meeting will begin with Open Session, and all are welcome to attend.
Dinner & Dialogue on Slavery and the University
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL EARLY IN THE SPRING SEMESTER. Look out for updates as new information becomes available!
The Memorial for Enslaved Laborers (MEL) Committee, in co-sponsorship with the Honor Committee and many other organizations, is organizing a forum to discuss the issues of slavery, specifically in regards to the history of UVA. The event will include a speaker from the President’s Commission on Slavery and a discussion meant to contribute to conversations about slavery at the University. The MEL intends to compile student opinions into a report in order to present to Vice President Martin who chairs the Commission. RSVP for the event HERE, all voices are welcome!
Fourth Year Tailgate
The Fourth Year Trustees will be hosting a tailgate on the Lawn for the last home football game of the season, along with the Honor Committee and many other organizations from around Grounds. It will begin two hours before the game begins. There will be plenty of food, a live band, and a designated area to sign a pledge stating that students will not be partaking in high risk drinking that day. If you’re a fourth year, please stop by and enjoy your final home football game with your fellow Hoos!
MSN & CSSS Dinner & Discussion
5:00pm|Newcomb South Meeting Room
This Thursday, the Mainland Student Network, Chinese Student & Scholar Society, and Honor Committee will co-host an event to discuss issues facing international students as they relate to the Honor System. A student who chose to file an Informed Retraction and has since returned to the University from the Honor Leave of Absence will discuss his experiences as an international student going through the Honor process. Dean of Students Allen Groves and members of the Committee will be in attendance, and will participate in the discussion along with attendees. Dinner is free, and all attendees should RSVP by clicking this link.
Community Relations and Diversity Advisory Committee Meeting This Week!
The Community Relations and Diversity Advisory Committee (CRDAC) will be meeting this Wednesday, November 12, at 8:15 in Newcomb Hall Room 481. All are encouraged to join CRDAC! If you have questions about CRDAC or the meeting, please email Martese Johnson, Vice Chair of Community Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Committee will be hosting a mock Honor Trial in Minor Hall on Monday, November 3.
Single Sanction Roundtable
6:00pm|Newcomb Hall Ballroom
What role does the Single Sanction play in our Honor system today? What role should it play? Come out for an open discussion of the history of the Single Sanction, its impact on the lives of students, and actionable ideas for the future at a roundtable event sponsored by Honor and Sustained Dialogue. Food and refreshments will be provided for attendees.
If you would like to join us, please RSVP to this event at: tinyurl.com/singlesanction2014
Pancakes for Parkinson’s “Power Hour”
9:00 AM|The Lawn
On Saturday, October 25, members of the Honor Committee and Support Officer Pool will be serving pancakes from 11AM-12PM as participants in the 11th Annual Pancakes for Parkinson’s at the University of Virginia to benefit the Michael J. Fox foundation. Come join Honor and the University Community on the Lawn for a morning of philanthropy & pancakes!
To learn more about Pancakes for Parkinson’s at UVa, visit there web site HERE.
MRC “Where are they now?” Panel for Endorsed Candidates
6:00PM|Newcomb Hall Kaleidoscope Room
On Tuesday, November 4, the Minority Rights Coalition will be hosting a “Where are they now?” panel in the Newcomb Hall Kaleidoscope Room following up with MRC-endorsed candidates from the Spring 2014 student elections. The panel will discuss ways that they have worked toward the egalitarian treatment of minority students at UVa, as well as ways that they have sought to improve the organizational issues putting these students at a disadvantage in their respective organizations. MRC-endorsed Honor Committee representatives and executive committee members Nick Hine, Martese Johnson, and Nick Lee will participate in the event, sharing their experiences and initiatives thus far.
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