April 17, 2015
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—This summer 12 Illinois Wesleyan students will focus on professional and personal growth as part of the Summer Enrichment Program (SEP). The program is open to current Multiracial, African-American, Latino-Hispanic, Asian-American, Native American (MALANA) and international students.
Throughout the 10-week program students will live on campus and take part in volunteer projects and cultural trips. There will also be team-building and leadership training workshops held once a week.
As part of the program, students have the opportunity to work in a paid internship with non-profit organizations and Bloomington-Normal businesses that relate to their future career plans
In addition to the internship, SEP participants will work together on a community service project. This year’s theme, “Shedding Light on Shadows,” reflects the activist approach the group will take in raising awareness on declining graduation rates of high school students.
The SEP program is an initiative of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The 2015 SEP participants include:
By Kathy Tun ’16