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Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Our Guiding Principle:

"We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams."   - Former President Jimmy Carter

Our Objectives:

The objective for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is to serve as a resource for all students of color, including, but not limited to African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and Native-Americans.  Our office provides assistance for academic, social, cultural, and personal well-being.  The office works cooperatively with faculty, staff and administrators to assist students in their pursuit of academic excellence at Mount Union. 

Mount Union believes that an appreciation of diversity among campus constituencies creates a welcoming campus environment that is crucial to the success of all our students.  Creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for our students is at the core of beliefs. 

Our Programs:

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion prides itself on continual practice of working with students, not only on a one-to-one basis, but also to foster an environment that celebrates and embraces diversity by providing programs, services, and other educational opportunities that contribute to student’s learning and their growth.  Such programs include:

  • Hispanic Heritage in September/October
  • American Indian History Month in November
  • Aids Awareness in December
  • Black History Month in February
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in February
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May
  • Multicultural Retreat in Spring and Fall
  • Sexual Awareness Programs in Spring/Fall
  • and many others   

Our Student Organizations:

  • Black Student Union (BSU)
  • Ladies of Soul Dance Troupe (LaSot) currently inactive

Come check us out!

We are located in the Student Affairs Office, directly behind the information desk inside the Hoover Price Campus Center (HPCC). Also, feel free to give us a call or send an email!

Telephone: 1 (800) 992-6682 ext. 7288 or (330) 823-7288
Email: Richard G. Jackson at jacksorg@mountunion.edu