Office of Multicultural Affairs
The Office of Multicultural Affairs leads and supports the College in interweaving diversity into the very fabric of our daily operation and into every aspect of our collegial practices. The office strives to create a welcoming environment for everyone by providing curricula and special programming that teach a fuller appreciation of the uniqueness among diverse groups.
Latest Multicultural News
Diverse conversations: School Diversity Program mirrors Workplace
February 18, 2014Business schools around the country are thinking about ways to implement programs that increase diversity on campus. Steve Reinemund, dean of the Wake Forest University School of Business, instituted the Corporate Fellowship program shortly after he arrived at the school in 2008, which helped the Master of Arts (MA) in Management program achieve the same kind of diversity found in today's workplace.
Colleges Step Up Efforts to Aid Growing Number of Disabled Students
February 14, 2014The problem is only going to get worse. A study published in 2011 by the American Academy of Pediatrics found that learning disabilities in children rose steadily from 1997 to 2008, while diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — often grouped with learning disabilities — jumped 33 percent. Learning-disabled students are far more likely than others to drop out of four-year colleges. Just 34 percent complete a four-year degree within eight years of finishing high school, according to the National Center for Special Education Research—compared to 56 percent of all students nationally who the National Student Clearinghouse reports graduate within six years.
Earnings Gap for College Grads Widest in 48 Years
February 13, 2014The earnings gap between young adults with and without bachelor’s degrees has stretched to its widest level in nearly half a century. It’s a sign of the growing value of a college education despite rising tuition costs, according to an analysis of census data released Tuesday.
"Assertive or Hostile? Intersecting Race and Gender Stereotypes in the Perception of Anger"
March 24, 2014
The 2014 Rural Migrant and Immigrant Farmworker Health conference
April 8-9, 2014
Education and Civil Rights: Historical Legacies, Contemporary Strategies, and Promise for the Future
June 6-7, 2014