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Diversity Peer Educators

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Diversity Peer Educators

The Diversity Peer Educator (DPE) program is a new student leadership position that allows students to be at the forefront of developing cultural competency and an appreciation for diversity at Columbus State. Each DPE will have the opportunity to be a student facilitator for a GDI initiative and assist with other exciting projects including marketing, special event planning, and recruitment. DPE's will be equipped with the skills they need to be successful campus leaders by receiving ongoing support from the Global Diversity & Inclusion office including orientation, team building, supervision, professional development, cross-training, networking, and more!

If you are interested in developing your leadership potential, getting engaged on campus, & making Columbus State a more inclusive place please contact the Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion, Brett Welsh, at or by phone at 614-287-2426.

Programs DPE's will help facilitate: (create links for every program below):
     • Man Initiative
     • Columbus State Leadership Society Advanced Experience
     • Safe Zone
     • Women's Connection
     • The Dream Network
     • PONO

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Collateral assignments:
     • Marketing and social media
     • Special event planning (e.g. MLK Celebration, Women Her-story Month, Black 
        History Month, Week of Welcome, Films, Guest Presenters, etc.
     • Recruitment
     • Developing new initiatives
     • Serve on campus committees
     • Serve as representative of GDI department at college and community events

Program Benefits
     • Paid student worker position
     • Resume builder
     • Leadership development
     • Representing the student perspective
     • Opportunity to work with and learn from Columbus State faculty and staff
     • Develop your professional network
     • Create new initiatives that meet needs of fellow students
     • Enhanced campus experience

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