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International American Mixer

Student Engagement

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate, Faculty, Graduate, Postbaccalaureate, Postdoctoral, Pre-Collegiate, Staff

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Sun, Meng
msun13@gsu.edu

Address
33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Building
Sparks Hall

Campus
Atlanta

Funding

Institutional Funding (e.g., President's Office, Provost Office, College or Academic Unit, Departmental Funding)

Overview

ISSS/Multicultural Center co-coordinated event to bring together U.S. based students and international students to facilitate intercultural dialogue.

Benefits

1. promote and celebrate cultural diversity on campus
2. foster intercultural communication and interaction
3. showcase cultural diversity
4. improve cultural dialogue and exchange

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnic Group
Asian, Black, Hispanic/ Latinx groups, Multi-racial, Pacific Islander, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiians

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
02/06/2019

Number Served
101-500

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Meng Sun
William Britto
Chrissonia McCall

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

The event celebrates cultural diversity on campus and promotes intercultural exchange between domestic students and international students.

Self-efficacy Emphasis

Various cultural activities and conversations around different cultural topics

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

The event celebrates cultural diversity on campus and promotes intercultural exchange between domestic students and international students.

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment, Other

Other: Cultural Events

Participant Empowerment

Mentoring opportunities

Mentoring Components

Mentors are peers of program participants (near-peer, tiered peer, etc.), Mentors provide support with goal setting and or career planning, Mentees are allowed to attend events with mentors (i.e., dinners, social events, conferences, retreats)

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

1. Cultural activities to exchange ideas and perspectives 2. intercultural communication

Evaluation Methods

average attendance to events, external review/evaluation

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance

Outcome Milestones

Key Performance Indicators

1. Event Attendance 2. Students’ feedback

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
02/06/2019

Number Served
101-500

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Meng Sun
William Britto
Chrissonia McCall

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

The event celebrates cultural diversity on campus and promotes intercultural exchange between domestic students and international students.

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

Various cultural activities and conversations around different cultural topics

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

The event celebrates cultural diversity on campus and promotes intercultural exchange between domestic students and international students.

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment, Other

Other: Cultural Events

Participant Empowerment

Mentoring opportunities

Mentoring Components

Mentors are peers of program participants (near-peer, tiered peer, etc.), Mentors provide support with goal setting and or career planning, Mentees are allowed to attend events with mentors (i.e., dinners, social events, conferences, retreats)

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

1. Cultural activities to exchange ideas and perspectives 2. intercultural communication

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

average attendance to events, external review/evaluation

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance