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

Students honored at Phillips-Perry Black Excellence Awards ceremony

The 22nd annual event honored students for academic achievement and excellence in the Elon experiences.

Cherrel Miller Dyce presents at conference

Cherrel Miller Dyce, assistant professor of education and faculty fellow for the Center for Race, Ethnicity, & Diversity Education, presented a program model for mentoring black males at The Association for Social and Behavioral Scientist, Inc. 80th Annual Conference in Fayetteville, N.C., March 18-22, 2015.

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.

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