Contact Info

          The Center for Diversity and Inclusion
          Frank G. Pogue Student Center
          405 Scotland Road
          Edinboro, PA  16444
          Phone: (814) 732-2912

          Pertrina Marrero
          Director of Diversity and Inclusion
          Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Suite 236
          Phone: (814) 732-1561
          Email: pmarrero@edinboro.edu  

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          Multicultural Student Organizations



          The Edinboro community hosts a number of student organizations that are dedicated to fostering diversity, understanding, sensitivity and support.

          students participating in a Center for Diversity and Inclusion event

          You can help promote diversity on campus by joining any of the following organizations, which serve to provide forums, cultivate understanding and create networks of support for minority populations.

          Active Multicultural Student Organizations

          African Student Association

          The purpose of ASA is to improve the University and local community through community service projects as well as to enhance the educational and social experience of its members. ASA will also provide a forum for students of African heritage, serve as a vehicle of intercultural and scholars exchange, and assist in the spread of awareness of the African heritage in the community at large.

          Anthropology Club

          The purpose of this club is to expand and encourage interest in other cultures, of the past and present, not normally discussed in the classroom, enhance the educational opportunities of those interested in anthropology and to continue the speakers program and educational trips.

          Asia Club

          Asia Club is an organization that focuses on building a bridge between Asian students and Edinboro University. We are trying to make all the Asian students learn the college faster and better in order to put more effort on academic life. Moreover, we are working on exchanging our culture and food with American students as a Multicultural club.

          Black Student Union Association

          The purpose and vision of the Black Student Union Association, BSUA, is to promote activities of common interest, as well as cultural and educational benefits for the African American student body. In addition, the BSUA is the "umbrella" organization of many of the African American student organizations, providing a forum for them to voice their differences, goals, and ideas. Furthermore, BSUA encourages cooperation between its member organizations and the African American student body.

          Diversity for Society

          The purpose of Diversity for Society is to aid students of all colors to cope with the pressures of higher education. Diversity For Society is a liaison for minority team building and character enhancing. We encourage students to not judge one another by color, but instead lend a helping hand. Members partake in organized community service projects each semester as well as different events that educate and encourage our members.

          Identity

          Identity is Edinboro's LGBTQIA inclusive club we make sure that we create a safe place for others to express yourself without fear.

          International Student Affiliation

          The purpose of the International Student Affiliation is to support foreign/international students at Edinboro University and to encourage interaction between American students and international students at the University.

          Iota Iota Iota (Women’s Studies Honor Society)

          The purpose of this organization is to encourage and support scholarship and excellence in the area of Women’s Studies at EU and to improve the University and local community through community service projects. Membership shall be open to any EU student, without regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, differing abilities, economic class or sexual orientation. The student must be either an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full- or part-time in a degree program. The student must either be enrolled in the Women’s Studies Minor program or be a student, undergraduate or graduate, who demonstrates a strong interest in Women’s Studies. Students must have achieved third semester standing with at least 6 credits of women’s studies coursework with a GPA of 3.0 and an overall GPA of 3.0.

          Latino Student Organization

          The Latino Student Organization exists to develop activities that provide students opportunities to network with others who share similar cultural backgrounds and interests. We encourage all students to achieve their academic and professional potential through individual and group interaction, campus administration and the community while emphasizing the importance of Latino cultural and family values.

          United Brothers and Sisters

          The United Brothers and Sisters is an organization committed to providing a forum for students to exchange ideas, opinions and plans in which to better themselves and eradicate the negative stereotypes placed upon black men and women and other people of color. Membership into the organization of the United Brothers and Sisters is open to all students enrolled at Edinboro University, regardless of race, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, handicap, veteran status or sexual orientation. Anyone can become a member provided they are in good academic and disciplinary standing with the University, possess a minimum GPA of 2.0 and have the best interests of the organization at heart.

          United Voices of Edinboro

          The United Voices of Edinboro are students who come together to praise God through many different gifts. Whether it’s through Gospel rap, mime, dance or lifting our voices to God in song and prayer, we feel free to experience everything that the Holy Spirit has in store for us. We do not discriminate of any race or disability. All you need is a willing spirit to worship and praise God.

          Women's History Month Committee

          Edinboro University’s Women’s History Month provides a platform to increase the awareness of the invaluable contribution women have made to the world.  Every year a new program is created with both educational and entertaining opportunities: lectures, artistic presentations, films, interactive panel discussions and social events.

          If you would like to create a new club on campus, reactivate a nonactive club/organization, or would like more information about a club/organization, please contact the Student Government Association (SGA) at parliamentarian@edinborosga.com.