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COLLEGE DIVERSITY

The Office of College Diversity:

  • Works toward promoting and incorporating an appreciation for the multicultural nature of our society into every aspect of campus life.
  • Seeks to expand the multicultural and global perspectives of King's College students through educational, social, and cultural programs are the primary means of this office.
  • Assists many students of color with academic, social, and personal issues.
  • Allows for the inclusion of all who access our services and resources.
  • Works with individual students, student organizations, faculty members, and administrators interested in fostering an environment of respect and appreciation around issues of diversity, including but not limited to race, gender, ethnicity, and social justice. By working collaboratively, we can create an environment where intercultural dialogue and interaction is encouraged and expected.
  • Is student-centered and, therefore, provides many opportunities for students to initiate, coordinate, and implement programs which enhance their personal, social, and intellectual development at King's College.
  • Provides co-curricular activities and programs that compliment and augment the learning which takes place in the classroom while impacting and enhancing the total college experience. Programs are designed to enhance student's cognitive skills and heighten awareness concerning contemporary issues of diversity. It is important to provide King's students with a complete college experience inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Provides support and advocacy for all students, especially African, Latino/Chicano, Asian, and Native American students and other under-represented groups. The primary focus is to provide services and programs which meet the needs of the ALANA community while helping them build meaningful relationships with other King's students.
Required paperwork
Please note that all required paperwork for the immigration department is completed by the secretary to the vice president of student affairs whose office is located in John Lane House, 166 North Franklin Street. International students, upon their arrival on campus must meet with the secretary to review the required immigration documentation. All international students are required to demonstrate proof of health insurance that is valid in the United States.


Nathan L. Ward, M.S. Ed.
Office of College Diversity
King's College
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
570.208.5898
Email: nathanward@kings.edu

 

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