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Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome to Sullivan’s Diversity & Inclusion Page!

Sullivan University is committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive community. A place where students feel safe and welcome. We support all our students and want to provide a space to listen, educate, respect, and appreciate each other.

Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Learning Goals

Diversity and Inclusion – Students will support development in cultural awareness and encourage respectful interactions with a diverse community. 

Valuing other cultures by understanding history, beliefs, faith, and practices to create a mutual understanding is vital as members of society. Students will support an inclusive and sustainable community, where people of all backgrounds interact compassionately. 

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Students will be able to express how their personal culture interacts with the cultural identity of others.  
  • Students will be able to define and describe the various issues related to other backgrounds. 
  • Students will be able to use inclusion skills to build and support a sustainable community. 

Sullivan’s Notice of Nondiscrimination

Sullivan University is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. All forms of discrimination are prohibited, including but not limited to that based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status, and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admissions of its students, in the administration of its educational policies and programs, or in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Sullivan University adheres to all applicable state and equal opportunity laws and regulations. All Sullivan University faculty, staff, and students are responsible for understanding and complying with the non-discrimination-policy

Resources and Training

Welcome to the Sullivan University Library Research Guide on Diversity and Inclusion! This guide is designed to help you access reputable resources on diversity and inclusion. Some resources on this guide will require your Sullivan University login.

This guide serves as an introduction to topics related to diversity and inclusion; it is not an exhaustive listing. If you would like research assistance, please contact library staff here.

Student Experience

BSU

The Black Student Union, or BSU, is an organization designed specifically to support African American students on campus and in the community. The purpose of the BSU is to serve the University’s African American students by recognizing the unique collegiate journeys they experience. The BSU acknowledges the need for unity among African American students and is open to all students who wish to promote political, social, cultural, and academic health as it pertains to the African American community. 

SAGA

The Sexuality and Gender Alliance, SAGA, is a club dedicated to the support of students who identify themselves as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. SAGA seeks to provide students with the opportunities to overcome daily challenges, have a strong voice among peers, and unite under the common goal of ensuring that everyone on campus is safe and welcome regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. SAGA plans events for its members, participates in community outreach initiatives, and raises awareness about the struggles faced by the LGBTQ+ community.

CRU

CRU is an interdenominational Christian campus ministry that allows students of a similar religious background to come together in community and study the Bible. CRU meetings consist of studying and asking questions about the Bible, sharing the highs and lows of the week, and students providing support to each other during their everyday college life. CRU meets every Monday night at Gardiner Point Residence Hall. 

Heritage, Awareness, and Celebratory Months

For upcoming event information, refer to the SU mobile app events page!

 

Events by Month