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Hormel-Nguyen Intercultural Center

Photo of Hormel-Nguyen Intercultural Center at Sproul Hall

Department Overview

The Intercultural Center (IC) provides programs and services that support the personal and intellectual development of Asian American, LatinX, Multiracial, Native American, Queer (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender), low-income, international, and first-generation college students at Swarthmore College. In addition, the IC promotes systemic change toward a multicultural perspective across the institution, and fosters community-building and collaboration among diverse groups both within and outside of the college.
 

AxAAHM

Come join the Asian X Asian American Heritages Month Committee for some great events to celebrate, uplift, and educate around Asian and Asian American identities. 

 

Asian X Asian American Heritages Month

Black Youth Project 100

BYP 100: Direct Action & Affirming Queerness in the Black Community

BYP100 is National, member-based organization of Black 18-35 year old activists and organizers, dedicated to creating justice and freedom for all Black people while using a Black queer feminist lens.

Past To Present: Celebrating 25 Years of The Intercultural Center

McCabe Exhibit Creation to Community: 25 Years of the IC

Panel at McCabe Exhibit opening with founders of the IC: Professor Peter Schmidt, Zed Bell '91, Gayle Isa '93, and Rita Burgos '93

VISIBILITY Zine Released!

In April 2017, the Swarthmore Intercultural Center released its second annual zine Visibility. The zine features content from across the IC community and showcases the creativity of the community while giving greater visibility to marginalized voices. View VISIBILITY Zine!

Meet the IC interns!

See the students who are currently working for the IC! 2018-2019 Team

Culture and Identity Appreciation Week

Culture and Identity Appreciation (CIA) Week aims to celebrate the various cultures, traditions, and histories of the people at Swarthmore as well as highlight the issues that affect the different identities on campus.

Intercultural Center Awards Dinner

The Intercultural Center (IC) celebrates the many contributions and accomplishments of our students, staff, and faculty at our annual Awards Dinner! 

 

Black Youth Project 100

BYP 100: Direct Action & Affirming Queerness in the Black Community

BYP100 is National, member-based organization of Black 18-35 year old activists and organizers, dedicated to creating justice and freedom for all Black people while using a Black queer feminist lens.

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