The Office of Multicultural Affairs aspires to create and support a diverse community that welcomes people of different races, cultures, ages, genders, sexual orientation, religions, socioeconomic levels, political perspectives, abilities, opinions, values and experiences.
We strive to reflect these differences in our decisions, curriculum, programs and actions.
As a university community, we seek to ensure that underrepresented groups have equal access to the education and resource opportunities available at Lenoir-Rhyne.
Cultural Series Celebrations
Throughout the year, we organize and also co-sponsor many university events to honor and celebrate diversity while educating the campus community.
Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Black History Month
Native American celebrations
Women's History Month
Asian Heritage Month
We strive to create an environment that brings out the best in all people. Through various programs, we seek to ensure that underrepresented groups have equal access to the education and resource opportunities available.
Our Leadership Challenge provides you the opportunity to learn more about diversity and explore multiculturalism. Our program focuses on four areas: excellence, care, curiosity and integrity and is by invitation only to talented first-year students.
Are you a Latino high school student wanting to explore college life? Our Dreamers Program allows Latino high school student wanting to explore college life to participate in an overnight camp where you are paired with a current college student to experience the academic and social aspects of college.
Our invitation-only Peer Mentor Program partners you with a sophomore, junior or senior who will work with you in both group and individual settings to help you in all aspects of your college experience.
In honor of her leadership and advocacy in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the healthcare field, Lesly Wilson James, Ph.D., associate professor of occupational therapy, has been named a recipient of the Ethel M. Bolden Award.