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Student Learning & Development Outcomes

Multicultural Competence

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of one’s own identity, culture, and heritage and seek to learn more about others
  • Confront prejudices and discrimination by promoting multicultural sensitivity
  • Communicate effectively with a diverse student population

Academic Excellence

Students will be able to:

  • Acquire and apply concepts and ideas to multiple aspects of the student experience
  • Identify academic skills, resources, and services that will enhance their academic development
  • Serve as a role model, resource or guide to peers in their pursuit of academic excellence

Leadership Development

Students will be able to:

  • Identify characteristics of leadership and define their own leadership philosophy and style
  • Communicate the importance of the role of Multiculturalism/Diversity in leading others
  • Exhibit democratic principles as a leader or group member

Civic Responsibility and Service

Students will be able to:

  • Identify needs and analyze the interconnectedness of multicultural societies
  • Educate and facilitate the civic engagement of others
  • Apply the skills developed and realize the opportunities to serve the cultural/service organizations within their community

Professional and Practical Competence

Students will be able to:

  • Recognize areas of development as it relates to their own personal and professional aspirations
  • Identify resources that will lead to their continued development in identified areas of growth and demonstrate skills learned
  • Effectively communicate their knowledge and experiences to peers and the campus community

Student Engagement

Students will be able to:

  • Develop a sense of belonging to the campus community
  • Build meaningful peer to peer relationships across the institution
  • Utilize their own skills, knowledge and resources to support the development of their peers

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