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Multicultural Student Network (MSN) Representatives

Purpose

The purpose of the Multicultural Student Network (MSN) is to heighten diversity/cultural awareness and sensitivity within the TWU community. Representatives will become student diversity educators and will provide diversity education and training to the TWU community. MSN will plan and implement cultural celebrations, activities and events for educational purposes. MSN will also serve as the student advisory board for the Office of Intercultural Services and serve as liaisons of the office to multicultural organizations where they can express their ideas, concerns and suggestions.

Program Description

Formally known as just the Multicultural Student Network, the MSN Representative positions have been created to allow for a more formalized approach to cultural programming sponsored by OIS. Energetic student leaders are chosen to represent various cultural communities (i.e., African American, Hispanic, Asian, European, LGBT, etc.) and serve as advocates for these communities and diversity education. They are responsible for programming, peer advising, office assistance, diversity education, and serving as a representative of OIS, Student Life, and TWU.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in the planning, coordination, implementation, and assessment of OIS programs
  • Serve as an advocate for all cultural groups represented at TWU
  • Serve as a liaison to various multicultural student organizations at TWU
  • Assist in the functioning of OIS daily operations and responsibilities
  • Act as a representative of OIS, Student Life, and TWU
  • Be available for peer support
  • Participate in ongoing professional and leadership training

Minimum Requirements

  • Full-time student
  • At least sophomore status at TWU
  • Ability to work 10-15 hours a week
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Eligible for student employment or work-study

For More Information Contact:

Michelle Prudhomme-Coleman
Program Coordinator
Office of Intercultural Services
Jones Hall, Suite 200
(940) 898-3679
MPrudhommeColeman@twu.edu

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