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Summer Bridge Scholars Program

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Minority students -- United States -- Discipline, First-generation college students, Higher education -- Administration, Program evaluation in education, Curriculum-based assessment, Inclusive education, Critical pedagogy, Academic achievement -- Psychological aspects, Motivation in education -- Psychological aspects, Educational equalization -- United States, Student-centered learning, Social justice, Higher education -- Social aspects, Minorities -- Education -- United States, Racial equity



  • Lindsay Romasanta, Ed.D. - Assistant Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion
  • Michelle Lee - Coordinator for Asian & Pacific Islander & Desi Student Services
  • Pedro Torres - Assistant Director, Cultural Resource Centers

About Global Diversity and Inclusion:

Global Diversity and Inclusion is the central division that leads and facilitates the continuous quest for Inclusive Excellence. We structure our ongoing diversity, equity, and inclusion journey through four pillars:

  • Student Support and Programs
  • Equity and Compliance
  • Diversity Advocacy
  • Diversity Education and Learning

Presentation Outline (Agenda):

  • Activity
  • How we support BIPOC students at PSU
    • Multicultural Retention Services
    • Cultural Resource Centers
    • TRIO Programs
  • Practices to consider when referring BIPOC students to our services
  • Asset Based Strategies
  • Question and Answer

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