August 22, 2021 2:30 PM to 4:30 PMUptown Campus
In 1963, Tulane admitted the first Black students to pursue their academic goals of earning advanced degrees. Almost six decades later, we are welcoming more than 500 first year students who identify as Black Indigenous, Latine/ Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Islander, and people of color. We are also welcoming a growing community of queer and trans students to the Tulane community. To honor the continued growth while centering students who hold multiple identities, we will give new students a cultural pin. During this ceremony students will hear from Dr. Anneliese Singh, Dr. Paula Booke, Carolyn Barber-Pierre, faculty, staff and student leaders of the Multicultural Council and Gender & Sexual Advisory Council about what it means to be a part of the legacy of diversity at Tulane. This program will be followed by an outdoor welcome reception featuring various student organizations, affinity groups, and a group photo.