Thanks for visiting the homepage for the Center for Race, Ethnicity, & Diversity Education (CREDE), which was formerly the Multicultural Center. Here, you will see that the CREDE is not only a physical space located on the second floor of Moseley, but is also the center of support for our ALANAM (African American/Black, Latino/Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan Native and Multiracial) communities and the convener of student diversity education campus-wide. As you explore our website, I invite you to consider how the CREDE’s mission intersects with your interests. With various skills and expertise, the entire staff shares an authentic desire to assist students in their identity development and intercultural competence. We are constantly seeking opportunities to partner with students, faculty, staff, and others excited about “creating a campus where all members exercise inclusion and individuals flourish.”
Enjoy your stay on our website, visit often, and connect with us through social media to learn about the ever-growing programs, trainings, workshops, and services that we offer in the development of students. Colleagues, too, will find value!
Randy Williams, Ph.D.
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LEADSTRONG Week is an opportunity to celebrate leadership at the university with a theme this year of "Spotlighting Change Agents at Elon."
Miami Herald syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. delivered the 2015 Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture on Thursday night where he shared insights about race, “personal responsibility” and how to foster social justice for all people.
The Elon group took part in a workshop on "Navigating Privilege and Identity in Multifaith Engagement" for the President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge.
Elon University's Brooke Barnett and Randy Williams offered wisdom and advice in a newspaper guest column for how people can start conversations about race.
Staff, faculty and students shared thoughts in a Friday program hosted by the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education that concluded with handwritten notes of support to a South Carolina church where nine people were killed days earlier because of their race.
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