“Ethnicity should enrich us; it should make us a unique people in our diversity and not be used to divide us.”—Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Politician


This community is designed to be a space for people who identify with or are interested in learning more about diversity and ethnic heritage backgrounds. This community offers resources, programs, events, and networking opportunities that can enrich the academic experience and promote success as a student. Importantly, we offer a support system to promote the academic and personal success of each student!

The Ethnic/Racial Heritage Identity/Affinity Community brings together faculty, staff, alums, and community members seeking to invest early in our next generation of leaders: diverse students who have succeeded through trials and are ready to lead the way toward finding solutions to problems in our society today. Our ethnic heritage informs how we may be unique and different from others, and how we can learn to complement each other and collaborate toward reaching our goals. Because of our diversity, many members of non-majority groups are at the end of oppression and lack of access. This community is designed to recognize, appreciate, celebrate, promote, and support each individual because of their diversity and contributions. This is a space where students can focus on becoming ready to develop as early career professionals.

If you are interested in participating in and/or supporting this community, please feel free to share your experiences, provide resources that may support students’ pathways to development, connect with students to offer insight and support, and inform the broader community of internships, community engagement, or job opportunities.

Student Spotlight: Deja Santana C’21

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Deja Santana C’21
Major: Sociology
Minors: Computer Science and Neuroscience
Launch Career Community: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government and Science, Technology, Engineering & Sustainability
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: First-Generation, Ethnic / Racial Heritage, and Commuter / Transfer/ Non-Traditional
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How to Prepare for the LSAT by Law & Lattes

How to Prepare for the LSAT by Law & Lattes

If you’re stressed out about how to prepare for the LSAT then you should definitely check out this article for some pointers on how to be as efficient as possible when you prep.

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Top 3 Cliches To Avoid In Your Law School Personal Statement by Stratus Admissions Counseling

Top 3 Cliches To Avoid In Your Law School Personal Statement by Stratus Admissions Counseling

If you are a pre-law student who has finished taking their LSAT and are now ready to apply to law school then check out this article outlining 3 cliches to avoid in your law school personal statement!

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LGBTQ people of color keep breaking election barriers.

LGBTQ people of color keep breaking election barriers.

Check out this NBC News article to learn more about these record-breaking election results.

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Student Spotlight: Adriana Cordova C’21

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Adriana Cordova C’21
Baldwin Honors Scholar
Majors: Art History and Spanish
Minors: Museum Studies and Cultural Management
Launch Career Community: Arts, Communications & Languages
Launch Identity/Affinity Community: Ethnic / Racial Heritage, Visible / Invisible Disabilities
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