Center for Civic Leadership schedules October events

09/29/15 cu
HAYS, Kan. -- The Center for Civic Leadership at Fort Hays State University will host several events in October to promote civic engagement in the FHSU community.

The events are listed in chronological order.

"The Mask You Live in," 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, in the Memorial Union's Black and Gold Room, a film will be hosted by The Men's Action Network and Women's Leadership Project. The film explores the impact that a "narrow definition" of masculinity has on boys, men and society.

Times Talk, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Forsyth Library, hosted by the Women's Leadership Project. The subject of the prsentation is to be announced.

Alternative Weekend: Presbyterian Manor, 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct.10, in the Presbyterian Manor in Newton, hosted by Tigers in Service. Applications are available in Custer Hall, room 202. Volunteers will take the residents to a local restaurant for lunch followed by a movie at the Chisholm Trail 8 movie theater.

SWIPE, An all-day event on Saturday, Oct. 24, in Forsyth Library, hosted by the Global Leadership Project. "SWIPE Out Hunger," in its fifth year at FHSU, is a food packaging event in which students, faculty and staff are invited to package food. To volunteer contact

Jana's Jewelry, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in Memorial Union's Stouffer Lounge, hosted by Tigers in Service. This service project donates bracelets and fact sheets about teen dating violence to Jana's Campaign, a gender-violence prevention organization. Volunteers will create bracelets that will be distributed among the middle schools and high schools throughout the state.

Set up the "BOO Bash," Sunday, Oct. 25 to Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Hays Public Library, hosted by Tigers in Service. Volunteers will help the Children's Center set up stations for the upcoming Halloween party. To volunteer, contact Tigers In Service at

For more information on events, contact the Center for Civic Leadership at 785-628-5592 or at

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