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The Office of Multicultural Affairs is committed to shaping a strong community among students of color while promoting an understanding of cultural diversity for the Smith community as a whole. The director coordinates activities that encourage exploration of one's identity, culture and heritage and an understanding of those of others. The office emphasizes the interests and needs of those who identify as students of color, beginning with the first-year preorientation program. The multicultural affairs office serves as a source of guidance and advocacy for students of color as they navigate their Smith experience.

Announcements

Bridge-ing Abroad Information Session

Noon - 1:00 pm, Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Global Studies Center - Wright Hall

Please join the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of International Study in attending a study abroad information session for students involved with the Bridge program as well as all students of color. The session will provide basic information about the study abroad process and a great opportunity to hear from and receive advice from students of color who studied abroad last year. A hot lunch and beverages will be provided for the first 30 students.

Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy and Leadership Conference

The 15th annual Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy and Leadership Conference will take place February 19-22, 2015. A disproportionately low number of underrepresented groups enroll in graduate programs in Public Policy and International Affairs. This is an opportunity for first and second year undergraduate students who are either US citizens or permanent residents to apply for this unique opportunity to learn about these fields. Check out their online flyer to find out more!