Nexus

Complicating Community and Centering the Self: A 20 Year Retrospective of a College-Based Community Center (First Edition)
edited by Edwina Welch, with Joseph Ruanto-Ramirez, Nancy Magpusao and Sandra Amon
©2015, 412 pages

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    Geared to diversity practitioners and multicultural affairs professionals, Nexus: Complicating and Centering the Self presents a case study of how cross-cultural centers can work successfully on university campuses.

    The book critically explores the establishment and growth of a campus cross-cultural center through the memories and voices of those who left their marks on the center and on the university. It sheds light on questions about the significant experiences of those who pass through such centers during their time on campus, the community building these spaces create, and the continued dialogue on intra and interpersonal coalition building on college campuses.

    Readers learn about the inner workings and energies of such an organization, and the potential effectiveness centers have on campus climate and retention in higher education settings.

    Nexus: Complicating and Centering the Self offers valuable insight to those studying diversity in higher education, student development theory and practice, or the practice and praxis of cultural centers.

    Edwina Welch holds a Ed.D. in educational leadership from a joint program between University of California, San Diego, San Diego State University, and California State University San Marcos. Dr. Welch has taught courses in educational research methodology and diversity in education, been a co-facilitator for social justice and diversity programs, and for almost twenty years served as the Campus Diversity Officer and Director of the Cross Cultural Center at the University of California, San Diego. She has written and presented extensively on diversity issues, and is a founding member of the California Council of Cultural Centers in Higher Education.
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