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Center for Student Diversity


The Center for Student Diversity was established to aid Mount St. Mary's University in its efforts of fostering inclusion, collaboration, and relationship building across campus. The Center provides academic, social, and transitional support in addition to programming, leadership training and inclusive workshops for ALL students and promotes exchange and dialogue between individuals of diverse backgrounds.

The Center for Student Diversity oversees the intercultural development, the Horning Fellowship, student support programs (including Third Century Scholars program and the American Indian program), and cultural programs. The office also supports cultural organizations, conducts diversity awareness programs, assesses the needs and climate of diverse groups and advocates on behalf of underrepresented students.

The Guiding Principles

  1. We serve All students, while paying particular attention to the needs of under-represented and marginalized groups on campus.

  2. We assist the institution recruit, retain, and graduate a diverse student body.

  3. We provide a welcoming, inclusive and supportive environment where all student can attain educational pursuits.

Contact Us:

Chianti Blackmon
Director of the Center for Student Diversity
Phone: (301) 447-5474
Fax: (301) 447-5860

Randall Phyall
Assistant Director of the Center for Student Diversity
Phone: (301) 447-5474

 
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