L&C Offers Minority Family Orientation Gathering

 

 

Lewis and Clark Community College’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion program recently offered minority student families an orientation.

The orientation provided information on the financial resources, available scholarships and educational opportunities at Lewis and Clark.

Vice President of Student Engagement Sean Hill said the orientation helped students and their families see what the college offers minority students for their educational and career goals.

L&C has been helping students in the multi-cultural sector since the college was established by supporting local community minority students and international students for their career opportunities and academic goals.

Hill said the orientation was very successful and helped students and their families.

Adrienne Reed works closely with minority students and international students as the coordinator of Office of Diversity and Inclusion program.

She said that many of the minority and international students have a hard time finding the help that Lewis and Clark Community College offers them. The orientation aimed to provide of the information that students need.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion assists minority students by empowering them, Reed said. The program also helps international students as they adjustment to a new culture, complete visa paperwork, execute assignments, research for financial information, apply for scholarships and seek career opportunities, as well helping them during challenging times.

L&C has had students from 21 countries, including Nigerian, Zambezi, Mexico, Asia and Colombian.

For more information, students can contact Reed at ayreed@lc.edu.

EKINDRA RASAILI
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