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Are you hosting an event for National Coming Out Day? Every year on National Coming Out Day, people celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally. Today, Oct. 11, 2016, marks the 28th anniversary of National Coming Out Day.  On Oct. 11, 1987, half a million people participated in the March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. It was the second such demonstration in our nation’s capital and resulted in the founding of a number of LGBTQ organizations, including the National Latino/a Gay & Lesbian Organization (LLEGÓ) and AT&T’s LGBTQ employee group, LEAGUE.  The momentum continued...

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Constitution Day -

On Constitution and Citizenship Day, we are grateful for the freedoms that the Constitution has enacted 229 years ago. Thank you to all the colleges and universities who allowed us to live out our dream by utilizing the Constitution Day Event in a Box to inform their students, faculty, staff, and community and to be reminded of what a privilege it is to live in the United States of America.

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Hispanic Heritage -

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15 - Oct 15) CLICK HERE for a great article from the Pew Research Center with 10 key facts. 

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Planning -

Planning campus events is one of the most exciting opportunities for students on a programming board of for professional staff. At EVOX we realize the planning process is quite tedious which takes time but the payoff is priceless.  Below are four planning tips and a checklist from our team: Step One: Curating Assess the needs and interests of your target population. Develop a purpose and set outcomes for the program. Brainstorm ideas for a program. Remember, at this point, every idea is a good idea! Step Two: Program Development  Research—look into costs, space availability, projected attendance and funding sources. Create...

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Adventure, Survival, Wilderness -

Providing a wilderness adventure event on your campus is a perfect way to get the summer started and to help everyone learn safety tips and tricks in the most important areas of wilderness survival to ensure everyone learns just what survival means!  “SURVIVAL” means: S = Size up the situation U = Use all your senses R = Remember where you are V = Vanquish fear and panic I = Improvise V = Value living A = Act like the natives L = Live by your wits  Survival Facts: Your body loses heat 25 times faster in water than it does in air Snow is a good insulator. It is filled...

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