The Center for Race, Ethnicity & Diversity Education

Our mission is:

  • To advance the conversation on student diversity education campus-wide to develop intercultural competence and provide race and ethnicity related advocacy, services, and programs to promote the intellectual achievement, personal success, and social belonging of all students, faculty, and staff, particularly those from underrepresented and historically marginalized communities.


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CREDE News

Communications students enjoy 'whirlwind' networking trip in New York City

School of Communications seniors Marisa Moody and Erin Turner traveled to the Big Apple in February to participate in the American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Program, the advertising industry’s premier multicultural recruiting initiative.

Elon recognizes Lunar new year

Come explore, & learn more on Wednesday, February 25th from 4:00-7:00 pm at Numen Lumen Pavilion's McBride Gathering Space hosted by The CREDE and Truitt Center.

Elon professor represents father at 'Friendship Nine' exoneration

The father of Kenn Gaither, associate dean in the School of Communications, helped shape the Civil Rights Movement when he was among a group of young men who in 1961 used a "jail, no bail" tactic at a segregated South Carolina lunch counter. Their convictions were vacated on Jan. 28, 2015 - nearly 54 years to the day after their arrests.

Elon honors three middle school students in MLK essay contest

Annette Varghese and Cincere Childress in Guilford County, and Emmanuel Lopez in Alamance County, were honored Jan. 23 for their entries in the university's 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Essay Contest.

Campus conversation held on issues related to race at Elon

Nearly 100 students, faculty and staff met on Jan. 26 at a forum sponsored by the Black Cultural Society and The Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education.

 

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