Bucknell University is an institution that celebrates cultures through both extracurricular activities and the classroom. Diversity is presented as a pillar in The Plan for Bucknell.

This allows the Bucknell community to advance our educational opportunities to learn about different cultures, build cultural competencies and truly become citizens of the 21st century. These goals are included in the very academic fabric that puts Bucknell in the forefront of liberal arts institutions.

MSS Ambassadors
MSS Ambassadors are a select group of student volunteers who represent the Office of Multicultural Student Services (MSS) at events focused on attracting prospective students from underrepresented groups to Bucknell.

Wacky Wednesday
A relaxing study break with refreshments held during the first Wednesday of each month in the Intercultural Equity and Advocacy (IEA) Multipurpose Room.

Bucknell "Point of View" (P.O.V.) Series
Vivid student dialogues focused on contemporary cultural, political and social issues.

Heritage Month Celebrations
MSS promotes cultural awareness and understanding through programs in support of annual heritage months including Hispanic/Latin@ Heritage Month and Black History Month.

T.E.A.M. Peer Mentor Program
T.E.A.M -- Together Everyone Achieves More Peer Mentor Program enhances the achievement and experience of underrepresented students by matching a first-year student scholar with a mentor who will act as a liaison with the academic, social, and cultural support mechanisms available at Bucknell University and within the Lewisburg community.

Civil Rights Alternative Spring Break Trip
An opportunity to explore the ongoing legacy of the Civil Rights Movement. Student and faculty/staff leaders investigate historic sites, museums, colleges and archives, interact with key historical players of the movement, and receive special behind-the-scene tours. Students partner with various community-based, national and/or civic organizations, serving a variety of local constituents in the trip area.

"This is Me" Play Project
An annual series of performances, co-sponsored by multiple offices, that features students, faculty and staff members performing monologues written by members of the Bucknell community that spotlight the diversity of experiences and identities represented at Bucknell.

Research and Scholarship Opportunities 
Details about the Brawley Fund, the Bucknell Undergraduate Research Program, and national resources for scholarships, internships, and fellowships.

 

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