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Welcome to SDSU and the Harambee Scholars Program

Guiding African /African American college students to academic and social success at San Diego State University.

to come together 
Harambee is Swahili for "to come together." This exemplifies the purpose of the program in bringing African/African American college students to academic and social success at San Diego State University.

photo: male students tabling at harambee weekend 2017

 

Through the program, students will learn about career paths and professional fields and enhance their personal and professional networks. At the same time, the program aims to provide mentors with a venue for staying engaged with the San Diego State University Commuity.

Benefits to You

  • Culturally-Responsive Leadership Development
  • Community Service Learning Experiences
  • Academic Support and Research Opportunities
  • Engaging Faculty and Administrative Mentors
  • Workshops, Seminars, Field Trips and Study Abroad
  • Conferences, Internships and Career Opportunities
  • Community Development through Social and Cultural Activities

"The Harambee Scholars Program helped me find a mentor who genuinely cares about my transition and adjustment in college. I appreciate the fact that the program got me motivated to try new things and get involved on campus.."

—
Asia Fuller, Freshman 2016-2017, Comparative Literature Major


About the Harambee Scholars Program

The Harambee Scholars Program at San Diego State University supports SDSU's Strategic Plan, and will guide students to make connections with on-campus faculty, staff, departments and student organizations to create a positive experience for students. The Harambee African Diaspora students succeed both socially and academically at San Diego State University with support provided through the program.

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For more information:

Harambee Scholars Program Coordinator
Quincey Penn
(619) 594-3368

Center for Intercultural Relations
(619) 594-7057
interculturalrelations@mail.sdsu.edu
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182



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