Diversity Awareness Summit last March in Ogunquit, Maine. Supported by
a Middlesex Community College Foundation Annual Fund grant, the three-day
summit included a series of intensive workshops and discussions that centered
on issues of culture, identity and social justice.
dialogue about the cultural climate and student experiences at Middlesex,"
said Maryanne Mungovan, Director of Multicultural and Veterans Affairs.
"The students gained tolerance and a deeper understanding of one another
and of themselves."
the diversity summit. "At first I was a little intimidated to apply," said Wooding.
"But it was one of the best experiences of my life."
explained Wooding. "I learned to stand up for myself more," she said.
point in their lives. The summit helped me better understand, appreciate
and respect our differences. I became a stronger person inside and out,
and a stronger student."