Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Multicultural Identities & Student Development: Strategies for the Classroom
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 10, 4:00-5:30 Davidson Room
Over the last several decades, scholars have sought to understand how students develop
in college. As a result of this research, there is an extensive body of literature
that describes college student’s psychosocial, identity, and cognitive development.
In an effort to utilize theory to strengthen practice, this workshop will provide
faculty with a basic understanding of the developmental issues of today's college
students. Specifically, presenters will share identity development models of African
American and Latino(a) students. Utilizing case studies, participants will leave this
workshop with concrete communicative strategies to use in the classroom and advising
Sellers, R.M., Smith, M.A., Shelton, J.N., Rowley, S.A., & Chavous, T.M. (1998).
Multidimensional model of racial identity: A reconceptualization of African American
racial identity. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 2(1), 18-39.
Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Mellon Center and the CETAL