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Pride Week 2012

Celebrate the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning community with events all week long.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2731


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Office of Diversity Programs & Services, (703) 993-2700


National Alcohol Screening Day

Alcohol, Drug & Health Education, (703) 993-3686


Pride Week 2012: Fox-May Scholarship Awareness

Johnson Center, Kiosks

The scholarship, organized by StandOUT, is given to someone who displays strong support of the LGBTQ community. Stop by the Johnson Center, Kiosks during the week to find out more information.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Spring Break Sports and Recreation Camp

Prince William Campus, Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center

Ages 5-12.  Camp will include sports and recreation, arts, crafts, swimming and fun.  Send camper with tennis shoes, snacks, lunch, swimsuit and towel.  Register at least one week in advance to avoid cancellation.  Before and after care included.


Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513

Web Site

10 am - 12 pm

Doctoral Dissertation Defense

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, Room 602

Legacies of the Past: Coinciding Inequality, Trust and Entrepreneurial Capabilities of Nations presented by Hezekiah O. Agwara.

School of Public Policy, (703) 993-2280,

Web Site

11 am - 2 pm

National Alcohol Screening Day

Johnson Center, Kiosk F

How much is too much? All members of the Mason community can stop by the JC to take a confidential questionnaire, enter a raffle for ITunes cards and get some some free lemonade! 


Elaine Viccora, (703) 993-6349,, Office of Alcohol, Drug and Health Education

Web Site

11 am - 3 pm

Pride Week 2012: Season Opener

Johnson Center, North Plaza

Come join Mason's LGBTO community at our outdoor fair with vendors selling pride gear, community organizations, and music.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site

1 pm - 2 pm

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Sessions

Johnson Center, Room A

Learn more about opportunities to study, teach English, or conduct research abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program!  Open to all interested students, both undergraduate and graduate.  The Fulbright program operates in more than 145 countries worldwide and is open to U.S. citizens in nearly all fields and disciplines.

Kay Agoston, (703) 993-3131,, Office of the Provost

Web Site

3:30 pm - 6 pm

Pride Week 2012: LGBTQ Photo Voice Community Forum

Mason Hall, Room D3 A&B

A critical dialogue about the LGBTQ community and Mason's campus climate. Student participants in the OUTLook on Mason LGBTQ Photo Voice project will share their work, experiences, and their recommendations.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site

5 pm - 6 pm

Career Services Workshop: Get LinkedIn to Your Network

Student Union Building I, Room 3400

Learn how to develop your personal brand, build relationships with professionals and alumni, and maximize the resources found on LinkedIn, your professional social networking site.

University Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

6 pm - 7 pm

Pride Week 2012: StandOUT Meeting

Student Union Building I, Room 3A

StandOUT is the LGBTQ activism and advocacy student group. Please stop by our meeting to learn about overlooked identities in the community.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site

7 pm

Ringling Brothers Circus: Fully Charged

Patriot Center

Don’t miss Fully Charged, the all-new surge of circus entertainment from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® where megawatts of thrills explode off of the arena floor with breathtaking dare-devilry, superhuman stunts and never-before-seen performances that energize children of all ages!

$110, $75, $55, $30, $18, $14

Patriot Center Box Office, (703) 993-3000

Web Site

7 pm

Association of Public Interest Law -14th Annual Auction and Happy Hour

Bailey’s Pub & Grille, Ballston Commons Mall, Arlington, VA

All of the auction proceeds go toward the Summer Scholarship Program, which assists students spending their summers working in unpaid public service legal work. Auction begins at 7:30pm.

School of Law, (703) 993-8000

Web Site

7 pm - 9 pm

mark. Beauty Bash Fundraiser

Johnson Center, Room F

The Mariposa Mentoring Program and Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Incorporated invite you to join them for their mark. Beauty Bash! A mark. representative will discuss all the hottest cosmetics and accessories out on the market today, and provide helpful beauty tips.


Carolina Ruiz,, Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc.

7:30 pm - 9 pm

Pride Week 2012: Positively Queer

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall, South

Alum Ri Marchessault of NYU joins us for an evening of interaction, discussion, and fun exploring Safer Sex in our community.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site

7:30 pm - 9 pm

Linguistics Film Series: The Linguists (2009)

Johnson Center, Room D

The Linguists follows David Harrison and Gregory Anderson, scientists racing to document languages on the verge of extinction. David and Greg’s ‘round-the-world journey takes them deep into the heart of the cultures, knowledge, and communities at risk when a language dies.

Steven Weinberger, (703) 993-1188,, English - Program in Linguistics

Web Site

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Art Olympics

Art and Design Building, Sculpture Studio

Teams of art students and instructors will go head to head in five artist competitions. Come watch contestants paint with mustard, sculpt with candy, and do a fashion photo-shoot in five minutes. Who will be victorious? Watch and root for your favorite team as they work in sculpture, photography, graphic design, new media, printmaking, painting and drawing.


Christin Boggs, (703) 993-8898,, School of Art

Web Site

8 pm

Mason Players: The Life of Galileo

Harris Theatre

Written by Bertolt Brecht, translation by David Edgar, directed by Rick Davis.

$15; $10

Center for the Arts Box Office, (703) 993-8888

Web Site

8 pm - 9:30 pm

Chi Upsilon Sigma eXpresso

Student Union Building 1, Room 3A

An informational meeting for those interested in seeking or getting to know more about the membership of Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Inc. 

Jakeline Merino,, Fraternity & Sorority Life

Web Site