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unity multicultural education center UMEC is a welcoming space for all students, providing educational opportunities that cultivate mindfulness, intercultural development and support the benefits of a pluralistic and inclusive environment. LOCATION: Hemmingson Center, Suite 317

E-MAIL: umec@gonzaga.edu

PHONE: (509) 313-5836

WEB: www.gonzaga.edu/umec

Throughout the year, we provide innovative programs and activities that honor and affirm the value of human difference. Some of the initiatives we hope you will participate in are:

leadership, education, academic development, success skills BEGINNING SEPT. 5, 2016

Leadership, Education, Academic Development, Success Skills (LEADS) is a mentoring program designed to support students who are in their first year at Gonzaga and come from multicultural backgrounds and/or first-generation by connecting students with peer mentor as well as a faculty or staff member for their entire first year. These relationships are transformational in enhancing academic and campus engagement.

intergroup dialogue BEGINNING SEPT. 19, 2016

IGD is intentional, 10-week, small group interactions that bring together people from diverse backgrounds to create caring communities by developing abilities to engage in difficult dialogue.

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courageous conversations

BEGINNING SEPT. 29, 2016 In collaboration with GSBA, Courageous Conversations offers an environment to ask, learn, and reimagine our campus culture while addressing a different topic each month. Creating an inclusive community through dialogue!

diversity monologues MAR. 30, 2017

The Diversity Monologues provides a forum for students to share their experiences with diversity through their personal cultural lenses. This two-hour program consists of eight students sharing their stories, followed by a performance by a recognized and acclaimed poet.

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