McKendree University Office of Multicultural Affairs Director Brent Reeves is Today’s Honoree

BrentBrent Reeves is the Director of  Multicultural Affairs & International Student Services at McKendree University. The Office of Multicultural Affairs and International Student Services work to encourage all students to participate in campus events and leadership opportunities. This office implements cultural activities that are of interest to non-majority groups of all kinds, sponsors meetings, training sessions and workshops that discuss issues of multiculturalism, diversity, leadership development and academic skills enhancement. The office also serves the needs of international students through advocacy, support, intervention, advising, leadership and access to opportunities in the United States.

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m in Clark Hall, Room 115.

Services:

•   Co-sponsors campus-wide events that promote diversity and cultural awareness, such as the commemoration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, Black History month and Hispanic Heritage month.

•   Sponsors meetings, workshops and training sessions that discuss issues of multiculturalism, diversity, leadership development and academic skills enhancement that are geared to student retention and degree attainment.

•   Plans free or low cost off-campus trips to student leadership conferences yearly that focus on ethnic heritage and self-pride.

•   Advises student groups such as the Black Student Organization (BSO) and the Black Men of McKendree (BMcK).

Visit Brent Reeves for more information.

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