Cultural Events and Programs

The Rangel College of Pharmacy hosts a number of programs and events that promote and celebrate diversity.

Student Organization Fair

When: August 10, 2017, 4-6pm

Where: Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy Lobby

What: Student Organization Fair held during General Orientation week to educate the incoming P1 class about each organization on opportunities they offer and are available at the College of Pharmacy. CDC had the opportunity to showcase all of the events and activities we hold as an organization and our unique contribution to the College of Pharmacy to promote cultural diversity and awareness.

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Kleberg County Health Fair

When: October 13, 2018

Where: Dick Kleberg Recreational Hall, 501 E. Escondido Rd.

What: CDC had the opportunity to collaborate with other student organizations as well as faculty at the College of Pharmacy to provide basic health screenings for city employees at the annual Kleberg Health Fair. CDC members were able to educate patients about the MyPlate Method while earning required service learning hours for the semester.

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4th Annual Cultural Diversity Committee Healthcare Colloquium

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9-1pm

Where: Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy

What: To promote the pharmacy profession, current impact of pharmacy in healthcare, and cultural diversity to high school and undergrad students by providing hands-on experience in compounding, patient communication, Q&A sessions, and Trivia games.

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Cultural Diversity Committee’s 1st Annual Mr./Ms. College of Pharmacy

When: April 10, 2018

Where: Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Center, 6-8pm

What: A college-wide philanthropy and social opportunity for the Texas A&M College of Pharmacy student body to collaborate and promote cultural diversity. This event will allow students to showcase their cultural competence in patient health outcomes and demonstrate the importance of leadership. The winning Mr./Ms. College of Pharmacy represented the College of Pharmacy in promoting cultural philanthropy by holding a motivational discussion aimed to inspire students at Boys & Girls Club. Mr./Ms. College of Pharmacy motivated the younger minority generation in the Kingsville community by being role models for them to embrace their heritage and overcoming their adversities to achieve their dreams.

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Cultural Diversity Committee’s Annual Cultural Extravaganza

When: April 21, 2018, 12-2pm

Where: Santa Gertrudis School (803 Santa Rosa, Kingsville, TX 78363)

What: A cultural celebration where students come with their cultural attire. The event includes performers, shows as well as cultural presentations and food. Students also have the opportunity to win awesome door prizes!

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Cultural Diversity Committee’s General Meetings

When: 9/6/17, 10/4/17, 11/8/17, 2/7/18, 3/7/18

Where: Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy

What: General meetings for Cultural Diversity Committee provides members an insight on various countries throughout the world in regards to their cultural traditions, information, as well as healthcare and pharmacy. Members also get to eat homemade cultural foods corresponding to each meeting country theme and engage in a Kahoot game afterwards for door prizes. General meetings offer presentation opportunities for CDC members.

 

Cultural Diversity Committee’s 2017-2018 Fundraisers

When:9/18/17, 10/18/17, 11/6/17-11/10/17, 3/7/18-3/12/18, 3/28/18,
4/9/18

Where: Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy Lobby, & Texas A&M University Kingsville Campus for Thai Tea Fundraiser

What: Fundraisers throughout the 2017-2018 school year by the Cultural Diversity Committee to raise funds for the organization’s events as well as to promote cultural diversity and cultural awareness.

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