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The PONO Diversity Learning Community is a space for students and employees at Columbus State to build community and participate in open dialogue about diversity related topics during the course of a semester. There are two opportunities to join a PONO cohort each school year: Autumn and Spring. PONO sessions are typically held on Fridays from 2pm-4pm.

PONO Fall 2016 Cohort Schedule (Location: TBD)

Orientation - September 16

Family Dynamics - September 23

Race & Ethnicity - September 30
Gender & Sexual Identity - October 7
Religion & Faith - October 14
Class & Socioeconomics - October 21
TBD - October 28
Final Session - November 4 

If you are interested in participating in the PONO Diversity Learning Community, please click here to fill out the electronic application online now. 

Please feel free to contact Sarah Baker at 614.287.2426 or for more information.

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