BIPOC Student Support Services

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BIPOC Student Support Services

BIPOC Student Support Services

BIPOC Student Support Services is a resource for students from diverse cultural and identity groups, intended to promote the celebration of diversity, development of cross-cultural understanding and competency, and the inclusion of diverse people in the Rowan community. This space supports and initiates programs that promote the acknowledgment and acceptance of the differences that define the self-identity of faculty, staff, and students. 

Programs & Initiatives

SJICR Kick Off & Student Org. Fair
Celebration during Welcome Week to learn more about SJICR and Rowan's 50+ Cultural and Identity based student organizations on campus.  Free food, music, photobooth and prizes!

Dining for Diversity
Guest chefs/cooks from across campus prepare and share their cultural foods with participants providing space to talk about their experiences and traditions.  Dining for Diversity encourages folks to come together to break bread and create community and unity through food.
 
U Good F.A.M.? with Kha' Sadler, Psy.D
Fostering and advancing mental health and emotional well-being among students of color.
 
Dia de los Muertos
A celebration of Dia de los Muertos with an Ofrenda showing, movie screening, Mexican hot chocolate and Mexican bread.
 
Kwaanza
Holiday Celebration providing space for students to celebrate their African-American culture heritage.
 
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Celebration and Day of Service
This event provides opportunities for the Rowan community to celebrate the life and legacy of a true American visionary.This year, new opportunities will be offered through our Day of Service for the community to leave a lasting impact serving in the spirit of Dr. King.  All proceeds will provide four-year scholarships to our students through the William H. Myers Memorial Scholarships, furthering the University’s mission to provide an accessible, quality education at an affordable cost. 
 
Black History Month
A month long celebration and uplifting of Black History through a series of programs and events throughout campus.
 
Soul Food Sunday
A celebration of community rounding out the end of Black History month with cultural food and refreshments.
 
APIDA Heritage Month
A month long celebration and uplifting of Asian Pacific Des American (APIDA) identities, experiences, histories, and cultures.  Nationally, APIDA Heritage Month is recognized in May.  Since this is after the end of the academic year, we center the programming during April.
 
Sankofa
A Pre-Commencement celebration where participants are presented with a kente stole to be worn during graduation ceremony.

 

 

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