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Undergraduate Admissions Multicultural Outreach

Our team holds events, travels to meet with future Penn Staters across the U.S., and serves the Penn State University Park Campus.

About

The Multicultural Outreach office in Undergraduate Admissions seeks to create a diverse student body through access and exposure to PennState opportunities and resources.

The Multicultural Outreach team holds events, travels to meet with future Penn Staters across the U.S., and serves as a liaison to other Penn State offices including the Vice Provost for Educational Equity and the Multicultural Resource Center.


Events

Multicultural Outreach events bring students from throughout Pennsylvania and surrounding states to University Park to experience everything that the campus has to offer. Our main programs include:

Spend a Summer Day Bus Trip

Held in conjunction with our Spend a Summer Day events, this overnight program provides a glimpse into everything Penn State has to offer. Prospective students and their families stay overnight in a residence hall and attend the Spend a Summer Day open house. Meals and lodging, and transportation are provided for a small fee.

¡Vámonos a Penn State! Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Penn State Admissions' Office of Multicultural Outreach is excited to invite you to an exclusive virtual event. Come experience a day full of Latinx unity and learn all about what Penn State has to offer! Sessions will include a campus tour, academic programs, student resources,college readiness presentations and a chance to meet current student leaders from multicultural student organizations!

En honor al Mes de la Herencia Hispana, la Oficina de Admisiones de Multicultural Outreach en Penn State estaentusiasmado de invitarte a un evento exclusivo virtual. Ven a participar en undíalleno de unidad Latinx en Penn State y aprender todo sobre lo que esta universidad tiene para ofrecer. Las sesiones incluyen un recorrido de campus, programas académicos, recursos estudiantiles,preparación Universitariay la oportunidad de conocer estudiantes que sonlíderes en organizaciones multiculturales!

Spend a Fall Day

This event is intended for students who have applied to Penn State and are looking for more information about financial aid and other next steps in the admission process. Spend a Fall Day is planned for high school seniors who have maintained a minimum of a 3.0 grade-point-average (83% or B average) from grades 9-11; students must provide confirmation of a submitted application prior to attending.

Let's R.I.D.E

Let's R.I.D.E (Reach Individuals and Direct them to higher Education) In honor of Black History Month, the Penn State Admissions Office of Multicultural Outreach extends invitations to visit to our University Park campus. Students experience a full day including a campus tour, an admissions workshop, and social activities with our multicultural student ambassadors.

All meals, transportation, and activity fees will be sponsored by Penn State Admissions.

Achievers

The Achievers event recognizes students who have received offers of admission to University Park and showcases the breadth of our multicultural student organizations.These organizations network with attendees and form relationships that continue for years to come. Achievers participants also have the opportunity to connect with faculty and staff from the academic college to which they were offered admission.


Contact

Multicultural Outreach
Undergraduate Admissions Office
The Pennsylvania State University
201 Shields Building
University Park, PA 16802-1294
P: 814-865-1764
E: admissions@psu.edu

Staff

Antonio Moore
Director

P:814-863-1412
E: amoore@psu.edu
Edward C. Zayas, Jr.
Assistant Director

P:814-865-0168
E: ezayas@psu.edu
Yaczin Hernandez
Multicultural Outreach Counselor

P:814-863-8487
E: yhernandez@psu.edu
Kenyatta Shelton-Burleigh
Staff Assistant

P:814-865-1764
E: ksburleigh@psu.edu

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