Student Diversity and Inclusion Center serves the Westminster
community through co-curricular programs and initiatives that promote
diversity and inclusion. The center provides opportunities to develop
salient social identities and spaces for discussion on issues of power,
privilege, oppression, and social engagement.
Diversity and Inclusion Center promotes student engagement and cultural
intelligence by promoting fellowship, academics, and social engagement
through its programs and initiatives.
The Student Diversity and Inclusion Center, located in Bassis 105, is
a space where students from all backgrounds can come together and build
a community. The space can be used for meetings, study sessions, or
just hanging out. Drop in any time Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Heritage Series seeks to examine various social justice issues through the lens of cultural awareness months. Heritage aims to provide dialogues that speak to the factors that contribute to social inequality and oppression while also highlighting the strengths in our social and cultural diversity. It is our hope that this series will inspire connections – not only between ideas and movements – but also between people who are agents of positive social change.
Queer Compass is a student-led, administratively supported initiative through the Student Diversity and Inclusion Center that serves the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual/Ally+ (LGBTQIA+) population on Westminster's campus.
Raza Visible is a student-run program at Westminster that aims to provide a judgement free space for Latinx Griffins. We serve as a resource to students and seek to promote inclusivity and visibility to issues that impact the Latinx community. Please join us for our meetings and events!
The Asian American and Pacific Islander Life program at Westminster grew out of a desire to break down stereotypes and open a space for members to share and discuss identity. AAPI Life explores diversity under the umbrella of Asian American and Pacific Islander, and fosters a judgment-free space for students.
The Student Diversity and Inclusion Center provides ongoing education and training on issues of power, privilege, oppression, identity, and social engagement.
The Legacy Scholars Program focuses on the social and academic integration of first-generation and traditionally underrepresented students. This program provides student cohorts with academic support, scholarship enrichment, faculty-to-peer mentorship, and scholastic and professional preparation. The Legacy Scholars Program is a collaboration between the Student Diversity and Inclusion Center and the Dumke Center for Civic Engagement.
“To me, [being a human] means being aware of social issues, standing up and being an advocate, not just an ally.”