“Multicultural Summer Institute” Report, January 5, 1986, pages 1-6, Faculty Meeting Minutes

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Title

“Multicultural Summer Institute” Report, January 5, 1986, pages 1-6, Faculty Meeting Minutes

Description

A report, entitled "Multicultural Summer Institute", details the purpose and features of the program, which is a summer program designed with "special concern" for underrepresented students. Notable features include a faculty team-taught curriculum drawing from the standard American Culture courses as well as World Cultures, a "Los Angeles in the Laboratory" segment, and special emphasis on Oxy's stress and crisis prevention resources. Developing leadership and communication skills amongst these is a special emphasis in the program, with this subject being discussed both inside and outside the classroom.

Source

Faculty Meeting Minutes

Publisher

Unpublished

Date

1986/01/05

Date Created

2015/11/03

Contributor

Raihana Haynes-Venerable

Rights

Rights resides with Occidental College Library. For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Bibliographic Citation

Faculty Meeting Minutes dated 01/06/1986. Special Collections and College Archives, Occidental College Library, Los Angeles, CA.

Mediator

CTSJ 320 Culture and Community

Rights Holder

Occidental College

Original Format

Report

Administrative Note

This is the beginning of the MSI program. It demonstrates the inception of an important program at Occidental which continues to make a difference and provide incoming students from marginalized backgrounds with skills and a community prior to entering their first year.

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Citation

““Multicultural Summer Institute” Report, January 5, 1986, pages 1-6, Faculty Meeting Minutes,” History of Equity and Diversity at Occidental, accessed September 25, 2022, https://oxyequitydiversity2014.omeka.net/items/show/247.