When we recognize our interconnectedness and the fundamental dignity and equality of every human being, we help to build a world that is more accepting, secure and free.”—Barack Obama


The International Student community is designed to be a space for people who identify with or have an affinity to the international student body at Drew. Drew is ranked top 10 nationally in enrolling international students and currently hosts about 400 students from all over the world on campus, which brings both an opportunity and a responsibility to the Drew community. We have the opportunity to meet with and learn about the cultures and perspectives of our international classmates. And we have the responsibility to create a safe and welcoming environment for these international students.

Thus, this community’s purpose is twofold: First, to offer resources, programs, and support that cater to international students’ specific needs to help them succeed at Drew. Second, to bring together faculty, staff, domestic students, and the greater Drew community around how to best host international students and to enjoy the benefit of a highly diverse and internationalized campus.

If you are interested in participating in and/or supporting this community, please feel free to share your experiences, provide resources that may support Drew as a leader in college campus internationalization.

Students of Color Peer Mentoring Interest Form

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“My name is Gabriella Ramirez. I am a rising Sophomore here at Drew University. During my first year at Drew as a Latinx woman, I felt alone, isolated, and that I had no support as a student of Color. Feeling …

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Decolonizing your Bookshelf – Summer 2020

Decolonizing your Bookshelf - Summer 2020

Are you looking to decolonize your bookshelves by reading authors of Color and have dialogues about topics such as intersections of race, class, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, mass incarceration and more? The Office of Student Engagement is continuing one of Drew’s …

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What Underrepresented Law School Applicants Should Know

What Underrepresented Law School Applicants Should Know

Check out this link to learn about “What Underrepresented Law School Applicants Should Know.”

Includes important information about enrollment and identities.

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Systemic Racism Explained

Systemic Racism Explained

You likely have heard the term systemic racism but perhaps are not entirely sure what it means, its impact, and what to do about it.  This video from Act.Tv illustrates the impact of systemic racism and offers solutions toward solving …

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Student Spotlight: Bongiwe Bongwe C’20

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Bongiwe Bongwe C’20
Major: International Relations
Minor: Media and Communications
Baldwin Honors Scholar
Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha
Launch Career Communities: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government, Arts, Communications & Languages, and International Opportunities
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: International …

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