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Multicultural Scholars Program in Education

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Overview

Developing New Generations of Leaders

Our Goal

The School of Education is committed to enhancing and maintaining a diverse and dynamic faculty, staff and student population. A diverse student body strengthens the School by allowing a variety of perspectives to be integral to the School's programs, policies and practices that more accurately reflect our diverse society and world. The goal the School of Education's Multicultural Scholars program is to continue to increase our diversity within the professional careers in education, particularly, the health and teaching fields.

Our Program

StudentsAs a member of the Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP) you will immediately become part of a community of students who will help make the transition to KU and to the School of Education a smooth and positive one. This program addresses academic, social, and personal aspects of your experience at KU and in the School of Education. As a member of the School of Education's Multicultural Scholars Program you will also be eligible to receive a scholarship.

When you apply and are accepted into the School of Education's Multicultural Scholars Program we offer you academic, social and personal support through to graduation. As a junior or senior, you will be expected to serve as a role model and assist newer students to the program.

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Financial support is critical to the Multicultural Scholars Programs, and gifts designated for scholarships are especially beneficial.
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MSP Contact

Michele Casavant Michele Casavant
SOE Minority Scholars Program
Director
casavant@ku.edu
785-864-7096

MSP at KU

Today the KU Center for Sustainability awarded Dr. Robert Harrington, professor in the Department of Psychology and Research in Education for his work on social climate and education. His research and writings have been used to make classroom environments more welcoming to all students, no matter race, sex, disability, learning style, ethnicity, language, age and class, among others, and thus lead to better educational outcomes. Read more here: https://news.ku.edu/ku-center-sustainability-announces-2014-sustainability-leadership-award-recipients
Center announces 2014 Sustainability Leadership Awards | The University of Kansas
Center announces 2014 Sustainability Leadership AwardsMon, 04/21/2014ContactJeff SeverinCenter for Sustainability785-864-5804jseverin@ku.eduLAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Center for Sustainability will present the 2014 Sustainability Leadership Awards on Tuesday, April 22, as part of KU's Earth…

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$938,377 in scholarship funds awarded to 420+ students
Research expenditures of $36,804,773 for 2011-12