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Types of Events


Yearly Events


Hispanic Heritage Month

In September and October there will be a variety of programming that recognizes the economic, cultural, and social contributions of the more than 45 million Latinos residing in the U.S. 

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We educate and inform students about domestic violence through various programs during this month.

Wildcat Welcome Weekend

During this weekend, we bring programs such as “Pop Culture, Sex & Scandal” to students to raise awareness about gender relations, life skills, values, and social constructs so that students can be productive in society.

Six Week Experience

This presentation is given to CWU residence halls in the first weeks of fall quarter to raise awareness about gender issues, relationships, and personal choices.

Native American Heritage Month

In November several programs highlight the influence that Native American have had on history, culture, development and the growth of the U.S.  These programs include the struggles that Indigenous people face today.

Gender  programs

Gender Symposium is an event aimed at exposing gender realities and educating students about various perspectives of gender from different points of view.


Black History Month

During this month there are several programs that highlight and pay tribute to the generations of African Americans who have struggled and continue to struggle with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month. During this month, we provide insight into the successes of women in history and where women are today.

Irish Heritage Month

March there is programming to honor the achievements and contributions of Irish immigrants and their descendants living in the United States.

Women’s Achievement Celebration

Celebrate local women and men who have succeeded as leaders and contributed to the success of women and traditionally underserved groups in our community.


Lunafest is a national traveling festival of short films by…for…about women. Each ticket sold raises money for Breast Cancer Fund and local nonprofit organizations.

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) is a program that acknowledges the past and current sports achievements, the positive influence of sports, and the struggle for equality and access for women in sports.

Equal Pay Day

This day, observed on a Tuesday in April, symbolizes how far into the year a woman must work, on average, to earn as much as a man earned the previous year.

Women Rock!

Women Rock is a spring concert series that celebrates local women musicians, especially CWU students, faculty, and staff.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In May there are several programs to highlight the generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have strengthened the US as a nation..


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month

Programs in the month of June celebrate the struggles and contributions of LGBT individuals and group.