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Multicultural Programs: Benefits

The inclusion of diversity in the title of our department, Student and Diversity Affairs, speaks volumes about the commitment of USC Upstate to the cultural education and support of our students.

Through interactions with Multicultural Affairs, students will:

  • Build stronger social relationships with various types of people
  • Develop stronger leadership skills through experiential opportunities
  • Learn more about various cultures and individual differences
  • Understand the importance of healthy and positive social relationships with others
  • Use Multicultural Affairs as a clearinghouse to campus, local and national resources on issues related to diversity
  • Receive support from the Multicultural Affairs staff

Faculty will:

  • Receive assistance in incorporating multicultural education into their courses
  • Have opportunities to display their knowledge, talents and individual differences
  • Interact with students on a co-curricular level
  • Become more aware of students’ needs and concerns on-campus
  • Use Multicultural Affairs as a clearinghouse to campus, local and national resources on issues related to diversity
  • Receive collaborative support from Multicultural Affairs staff

Staff will:

  • Receive assistance in incorporating multicultural education into their courses
  • Have opportunities to display their knowledge, talents and individual differences
  • Become more aware of students’ needs and concerns on-campus
  • Use Multicultural Affairs as a clearinghouse to campus, local and national resources on issues related to diversity
  • Receive collaborative support from Multicultural Affairs staff