Celebrating Diversity

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Wright State University celebrates diversity. Our daily life is made rich by the diversity of individuals, groups, and cultures. The interplay of the diverse stimulates creativity and achievement in all facets of our existence.

Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center

The word bolinga means love in Lingala, an African language. The Bolinga Center functions as an advocate for academic, cultural, and personal concerns of Wright State's African American students. Cultural and educational programs include a Minority Speakers Series, Community Speakers Series, and an Educational Film/Video Series.

The Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center (Bolinga Center) provides a variety of special programs, activities, and student services that celebrate individual cultural identity while fostering lasting friendships among all groups of people. The Bolinga Center began as a tribute to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Learn more about the Bolinga Center.

Asian/Hispanic/Native American Center

AHNA was created to support the academic, social, and cultural needs of Asian, Hispanic, and Native American students, faculty, and staff at the university. The center serves as an informational resource center and creates an appreciation and understanding of the diverse Asian, Hispanic, and Native American cultures represented within the community. It plays a vital role in serving as a cultural liaison to the university and surrounding Dayton region communities.

The AHNA Center also provides special programs, such as workshops, newsletters, heritage month activities, cultural events, film series, and leadership programs

Learn more about the AHNA Center.

Women's Center

The Wright State University Women's Center serves women on campus and in the surrounding areas through facilitating connections, providing resources, and advocating for equitable experiences and opportunities for all people. The center actively seeks to create an environment in which women are supported, encouraged, and less isolated than what has been documented historically.  The Center provides community space, programs and events, resources and information, and institutional and individual advocacy.

Learn more about the Women’s Center.

GLBTQA Resource Room

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Ally (GLBTQA) Resource Room is designed to cultivate community for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions. Education, programs, and services establish a network which supports, embraces, and strengthens the GLBTQA community at Wright State University.

Learn more about the GLBTQA Resource Room.