PawCast: Diversity at Penn State

Published by on Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 at 7:30 am
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Dr. Terrell Jones, Penn State vice provost for Educational Equity.

Dr. Terrell Jones, Penn State vice provost for Educational Equity. Photo courtesy of Penn State Live.

Ever heard the term “Disneyland diversity” or wondered how the University works to create an inclusive learning environment for all students? Well you can find out in the latest episode of PawCast! Listen as we chat with Dr. Terrell Jones, vice provost for Educational Equity at Penn State, and get a behind the scenes look at some of the plans for fostering diversity at the University.

In this informative episode Dr. Jones discusses how the Office for Educational Equity works to assist underserved/underrepresented students, including women, members of the LGBT community, veterans, returning adults, people with disabilities, and other minority groups.

Known for his engaging discussions on the topic of diversity, he chats with us about the need for facing and accepting cultural differences, the change in cultural climate, and shares some interesting anecdotes from his 35 years’ experience in higher education.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Dr. Jones share his valuable insight!

Take a quick listen to a clip from the interview.

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Gichuhi Kamau

About Gichuhi Kamau

As a member of the World Campus student communications team, I contribute to the Corner of College and Allen blog, and assist with sending out communications to students. As an alum coming from a family of Penn Staters, I'm happy to share the history and traditions of the University with World Campus students. Read more about me.

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