Minority Outreach: Carl Sandburg College is committed to the development and educational needs of minority students. Minority Outreach is dedicated to taking a pro-active approach to providing support, guidance, and strategies that instill good character values that broaden the mind and explores the challenges that minority student experience in life.
Carl Sandburg College Diversity Statement
Carl Sandburg College is a community of lifelong learners that welcomes, values, and respects diversity. The college fosters a climate of mutual respect that celebrates diversity by embracing our similarities as well as our differences. We demonstrate this commitment by serving students, faculty, staff and community members with fairness and equality.
Black History Month
Black History Month is a celebration of Black History in the month of February it is a month of event surrounding the African American culture, heritage and facts of African American.
Hispanic Latino Heritage Month
is a celebrated Holiday starting September 15th through October15th it celebrates culture, heritage and facts about the Hispanic Latino culture.
Blue Heat Dance Team
The Blue Heat Dance Team is a dynamically diverse student run team. The group strives to promote cultural diversity through the Art of Dance. The Troupe's repertoire includes, but is not limited to, a vast array of dance styles such as African, Caribbean, ballet, jazz, spiritual, modern, contemporary and hip hop. Dance Team members have opportunities to serve in leadership positions and to choreograph dance routines. As choreographers, members have the artistic freedom to create dances that embrace the past, present, and future as it relates to different heritages and cultures.
Black Student Association
The Black Student Association (BSA) is an organization that focuses on providing a better scholastic, cultural, political and social life for students of color at Carl Sandburg College. Overall the organization strives to enhance the general welfare of all culturally diverse populations while promoting high scholastic standards and nurtures unity and pride among African American students. Given that, BSA also is concerned with the entire student population and its diversity. The Black Student Association (BSA) is here to be of service to the minds and bodies of the entire community on campus and off. All bold, bright, and brave students can unite under the organization to act in a concerted effort to improve multiculturalism at Carl Sandburg College and all the issues and concerns that lie within that term in the new millennium. Open to all students of all cultures in order to promote intercultural communication and friendships!!!
Hispanic Latino Student Association(HLSA)
This student organization focuses on providing a desire to share the rich culture and heritage of Hispanic Latino students and to establish cross cultural communication between other cultures. To provide academic, and social activities that will benefit the Hispanic Latino students in the community. Open to all students of all cultures in order to promote intercultural communication and friendships!!!
Men of Distinction and Women of Character Honorary Organizations
Men of Distinction (ΜΟD) and Women of Character (WOC) are premier honorary organizations that are focused primarily on building relationships with first- and second-year students to help them become successful throughout their college experience. These organizations stand for EXCELLENCE, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY and RESPECT.
The purpose of Men of Distinction (ΜΟD) and Women of Character (WOC) is to continually strengthen bonds between STUDENTS; develop leaders through community service, while increasing cultural awareness both academically and socially on Carl Sandburg College’s campus and throughout the community.
Membership is open to any currently enrolled student in a University Transfer Program, Specialized University Transfer Program, General Degree Program, Career Certificate, Applied Science Degree or Advanced Certificate program offered at Carl Sandburg College. Members must also be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours at the time of membership and should be focused on successfully completing the program in which they are enrolled. Members will also be expected to actively participate in group activities which will include; study hours, peer mentoring, community service and participation in campus events.