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Diversity Collaborators

Student Diversity Collaborators help plan programs and events to create a welcoming campus environment and community network for students at UP. Diversity Collaborators plan annual events in order to further enrich the appreciation of diversity at University of Portland.
The Diversity Collaborators have office hours hours every week. Office hours are held weekly
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Sabrina Legaspi | she/her/hers - Class of Junior
Psychology, Sociology

"I became a diversity collaborator because coming from a very diverse hometown, I experienced high culture shock when I came to Portland and wasn't used to the lack of diversity in this society. I wanted to bring more diversity and cultural experiences to the forefront of this campus to make those identities heard."

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Marisa Johnson| she/her/hers - Class of Senior
Social Work

"I am a diversity collaborator because it is important for me to exist on a campus where all students feel at home and are treated equitably. "

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Stephen Laphen | he/him/his - Class of Sophomore
Marketing Management

"I chose to be a Diversity Collaborator to stay involved with diversity and inclusion and exposure to communities. "

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Hazel Stange | she/her/hers - Class of Freshman
Philosophy and History

"I wanted to be a Diversity Collaborator because cultural pride and education is something that is extremely important to me. I want to make sure that UP campus is safe space for every person of every origin. It is essential that every student is empowered to be authentic to who they are and where they come from. "

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Karl Kahambwe | he/him/his - Class of Freshman
Political Science

"I chose to be a Diversity Collaborator because I want people to be educated and respectful of cultures that are not their own. "