CLA Diversity Initiatives
- CLA Diversity Symposium
Research presented at this one-day symposium includes cultural variables, race relations, women's issues, accessibility and disability services, community outreach, multicultural competency, governmental diversity initiatives, the history of diversity issues, and more. Presentations propose research that explores collaboration, conflict, influence, and reinvention of the many factors related to diversity.
- Department of Music
The Department of Music is committed to increased outreach initiatives in the area of recruiting minorities and underserved populations. Those initiatives include offering free or reduced tuition waivers for our Summer Music Camps and Music Festivals hosted throughout the fall and spring on campus.
- Diversity Scholarships for Academic Enrichment
Description: The Diversity Scholarships for Academic Enrichment provide up to $3000 to CLA students who are enrolling in study abroad programs or who are engaging in an extensive unpaid internship which is closely related to their career goals. The Diversity Scholarship program promotes diversity and student participation in enrichment activities. To be eligible to apply, an applicant must be a full-time student who demonstrates diversity as determined by the goals of the Auburn University Strategic Diversity Plan. Furthermore, students must have completed at least 30 credit hours at Auburn, have an unadjusted cumulative AU GPA of at least 3.0, and be enrolled in classes at Auburn during the term of their internship or study abroad.
Application and Deadline Information:
To apply for a CLA Diversity Scholarship for Academic Enrichment, you need to print an application to be completed and submitted. Applications are due August 1 for programs beginning Fall semester; November 1 for programs beginning Spring semester; and March 23 for programs beginning Summer semester.
- Lift Every Voice
For the past four years, senior acting students in the BFA Theatre Performance Program at Auburn University have taught a series of performance workshops in the Loachapoka Extended Day Program, which culminate in a public performance of African-American Praise Poetry.
- Diversity-related Projects in Journalism
Outreach initiatives sponsored by the School of Communication and Journalism are a positive effort in the area of recruiting minorities and reaching out to underserved populations. Those initiatives include the AU Summer Journalism Workshop, the AU High School Advisers Workshop and the PACERS Workshops hosted in the fall and spring semesters.
Last Updated: October 01, 2013