Embracing Different Cultures
In collaboration with other departments, Multicultural Services sponsors programs and celebrations that enhance the campus environment by increasing the awareness and appreciation of different cultures. Multicultural Services incorporates the colleges value of diversity and actively promote, advocate, respect and value differences by fostering a welcoming environment of openness and appreciation for all. Likewise, through the creation and operation of the “Cohort Project” our office works to actively recruit and retain potentially at-risk students of diverse backgrounds with the ultimate goal of increased graduation. In its second year, we have begun to recognize a strong relationship between our outreach initiatives of this program and student persistence. The office celebrates and recognizes the achievements and accomplishments of the following:
Champions for Diversity Award
The signature program of Multicultural Services is the Champions for Diversity Award, held in April, which recognizes a student, community member and club advisor who has demonstrated a commitment to diversity through their involvement in campus and community activities. Multicultural Services is located within the Office of Student Engagement.
More information and nomination forms can be found on the Multicultural Services website.