“Adaptability is a good trait to have. If you’re not adaptable, you may lose out on valuable opportunities that arise,”

Wayne State University is home to students from many different ethnic backgrounds and 80 different countries, according to WSU’s website, making it Michigan’s most diverse campus.

International students bring a unique atmosphere to WSU; however, adapting to life in Midtown may be a challenge for students from foreign countries.

“Adaptability is a good trait to have. If you’re not adaptable, you may lose out on valuable opportunities that arise,” said Louise McKenzie, a social work major and a mentor for the Warrior Vision and Impact Program, which is an organization designed to help incoming freshmen transition to college and help them excel and graduate on time.

McKenzie added, “Celebrating uniqueness and being willing to have courageous conversations about identity is a big hurdle to jump but is rewarding.”

What has multiculturalism brought to WSU?

WSU senior and Transfer Ambassador at the Transfer Student Success Center (TSSC) Jessica Friend said, “Multiculturalism adds an inclusive atmosphere and comfortability among students.” 

The inclusive atmosphere Friend mentioned is shown with the over 400 student organizations on campus, 43 of which are ethnic and multicultural groups.

How can multicultural students get engaged on campus?

The Transfer Student Success Center and the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement (OMSE) are just two of many resources on WSU’s campus that are available for multicultural students to transition comfortably into college life.

Latonia Garrett, assistant director of OMSE, explained multiculturalism in one word, “Belonging.”

She added, “OMSE lives off the philosophy of being invited to the party.”

(2) comments


The general population who are intriguing to get think about in Canada ought to get this chance. This sort of event did not come back over and over and this is the most ideal manner by which you can without much of a stretch and pay for my essay to get the nationality of the Canada. I am occupied with this chance.


Our success rates in the past two years have been absolutely impressive, thanks to our happy customers who are now able to proper their careers in the fast lane. Examsout is the number one choice among IT professionals, especially the ones who are looking to climb up the hierarchy levels faster in their respective organizations.

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.