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This organization creates an awareness of Asian culture for the diverse USC Upstate population, while interacting with all students who are interested in the Asian community. For more information, contact Qiliang He at (864) 503-5726.
Black Student Leaders (formerly African American Association)This group strives to increase cultural awareness, foster harmonious interracial relations among all the members of the University community, and promote the development of its members as individuals. Annual participation includes a variety of Black History Month activities and active contributions to campus life. BSL is open to all students. For more information, contact Stacey D. Mills at (864) 503-5122.
Common is a support group formed to educate students and employees on a variety of GLBT issues. The mission of Common is based on the principle of People Respecting Individuality and Diversity through Education. Following this principle, Common provides GLBT awareness programs, activism, and social events for the comunity at large and the University of South Carolina Upstate. This organization shall be non-discriminatory in providing these services and activities for GLBT students, faculty, alumni, and their allies. This organization strives to promote diversity and education throughout the entire campus community. For more information visit the PRIDE website or, contact George Williams at (864) 503-5285.
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Hispanic Awareness Association (HAA)
The purpose of the Hispanic Awareness Association is to provide support and guidance of Hispanic students and to educate and share the many facets of Hispanic culture with USC Upstate. HAA is open to all students." For more information, contact Shannon M. Polchow (864) 503-5654.
This group promotes understanding and appreciation of the cultural diversities that exist in the world and in the community, and attempts to provide related educational experiences. The International Club is open to all students. For more information, call (864) 503-5675.
Special Education Club
This organization helps students gain an understanding of special education outside of the classroom that will enhance their teaching abilities. For more information, contact David A. Alford at (864) 503-5506.
Multicultural Clubs & Organizations
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