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Affinity Groups for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students

Affinity groups provide forums for employees to gather socially and share ideas outside their particular campus departments.  The benefits of an affinity group are to promote the value of diversity and cultural awareness and to foster an environment that attracts, welcomes and retains diverse talent.

Asian faculty and staff - Group forming. Contact our office,
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Black faculty and staff - contact Tabitha Thomas, 701-231-8052,
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Chinese scholars, faculty and staff - Contact Nan Yu 
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Graduate Prism - social affinity group for LGBTQ and Ally Graduate Students.

Hispanic faculty and staff - contact Juan Osorno,
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Indigenous faculty and staff - A group made up of NDSU Indigenous faculty and staff members who meet monthly on campus.  Contact Jaclynn Davis Wallette at 701-231-7314 or
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Pride Network (LGBTQ) -

Multicultural faculty and staff
- Group forming. Contact our office,

Multi-ethnic graduate students - The Multi-Ethnic Graduate Students Affinity Group is a non-formal organization that meets once a month at NDSU.  It is a great place to meet other multi-ethnic graduate students, socialize and network. Contact our office, For more information, click here

Veterans - Click here for more information - or contact Kevin Kettner

If you are interested in any of these affinity groups, please contact the Office of Multicultural Programs.




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Office of Multicultural Programs
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-1029
Campus address: Memorial Union 178
Physical/delivery address: 1401 Administration Ave | Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept 4630 | PO Box 6050 | Fargo, ND 58108-6050

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Last Updated: Monday, October 27, 2014 4:37:46 PM