The Importance of Diversity for Students
A rich diverse and cultural experience can help you can a better grip on history as well as current events. Without diversity a person can lead a sheltered and culturally isolate d life, which in turn can lead to seeing the world in a very limited way.
Honor College Student and member of the IUPUI Soccer Team
Diversity is important to the campus community because it can help alleviate the stigmas and stereotypes that become attached to certain cultures and minorities. Exposure to different culture can erase misconceptions. I believe that a campus with an assortment of cultures will allow students to develop the ability to interact with people who hold different views, and values. This leads to growth.
Colombian - American IUPUI student
Expressions of Diversity for Students
Joining as organizations that you can either identify with or seek to learn more about can be a way to connect with the campus community. There are numerous opportunities to enrich your campus experience