Vision Statement:

Advancing students’ intentional engagement with globally diverse populations to promote thriving communities which foster a sense of belonging for all.

Mission Statement:

The Center for Inclusive Communities provides students with educational, programmatic, and experiential opportunities that empower students to become engaged citizens with the knowledge and skills to build international, national, and local communities, where everyone is valued and matters regardless of identity and/or difference.

Values:

In alignment with the vision, mission, and values of Furman University the Center for Inclusive Communities embrace the values of advocacy, belonging, and education in meeting the goal of empowering students towards being engaged citizens that can navigate a multicultural world with a global perspective.

Advocacy: The CIC values advocating and serving as a resource for all students while specializing in serving international and institutionally marginalized students.

Belonging: The CIC values assisting students in exploring concepts of creating environments where everyone matters.

Education: The CIC values individual and shared opportunities to explore and understand how to navigate a growing diverse multicultural world respectfully.

Furman is a close-knit community that values the distinctive contributions of individuals, encouraging empathetic discussion and bold intellectual inquiry.

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Programs & Partnerships

Programs & Partnerships

Our programs and events help our community break down barriers between groups.

Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Furman has more than 150 student organizations.

Student Resources

Student Resources

Raise awareness and explore different ways to embody inclusive allyship.

International Students

International Students

The Center for Inclusive Communities supports our growing international community.

  • 18%
    Multicultural students at Furman
  • 2%
    International Students at Furman
  • 22
    Countries represented in Furman's student population
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