“What do you think Concordia can do to bring more diverse students into the campus community?” This is a question I frequently hear from staff and students working in one way or another to recruit “diverse” students to Concordia. This same question was asked again during the MLK panel discussionContinue Reading

According to enrollment information for fall 2016 found on the Concordia College website, 2,066 undergraduate students returned to Concordia to start the fall semester, international students made up 4 percent and students of colour made up 8 percent of the admitted population student population. Let me break it down: thisContinue Reading

Africa is the world’s second largest and most populous continent, with a population of over 1 billion people. From the North to the South and the East to the West, Africa showcases a lot of cultural diversity, beautiful landscapes and happy people. There are 54 countries in this beautiful continentContinue Reading

“Where are you from?” “I am from Kenya,” says Caroline Murigu, a freshman. “Oh wow, so do you have lions in your house?” Where people get these idea is what baffles many international students who have to answer weird, funny, and sometimes disturbing questions. Sometimes I try to blame theContinue Reading