Tag: multiculturalism

5 Questions to Evaluate Multicultural Commitment on Campus

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Assistant Director of Admissions, Waynesburg University

In the early 1900s, the United States of America became known as a "melting pot," a nation whose culture was defined by the fusion of people from differing racial and ethnic backgrounds. read more

Multiculturalism on Campus: Where Does it Live?

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Dean of Admission, Santa Clara University

Here are a few questions to consider as you begin to look under the hood and kick the tires of the colleges on your list: is multiculturalism an integral and intentional component of campus life? read more

Defining Diversity

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Assistant Dean of Admissions, Co-Director of Multicultural Recruitment, Swarthmore College

A diverse college or university is an exciting and beneficial place to be a student. Why? Students who have classmates, professors, and mentors from different backgrounds are exposed to new viewpoints and perspectives. As a result, they are more likely to become open-minded and global thinkers. read more

Creating an Inclusive Identity

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Senior Assistant Dean of Admission, Reed College

Colleges and universities talk about inclusion, identity, and diversity on campus, but what do these things really mean--and what role do you, as a new student, play in them? We turned our campus spotlight on some of the multicultural programs at one school in particular to find out. read more

The Top 10 Myths About Attending University in America

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Director, International Student Services, Pepperdine University

Many students who come to study in America have expectations about campus life shaped by television and movies, or by offhand comments from well-meaning friends and family. Here's the truth behind some of the most common myths. read more