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Diversity-focused Student Organizations 
 

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Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council

The organization assists the HHD Office for Diversity and Inclusion with innovative ideas and programming that will support students from underrepresented groups in the college and/or interested in human services fields.
 

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The Minority Association of Pre-Medical/Health Students (MAPS)

MAPS is a national organization affiliated to the Student National Medical Association. The purpose is to increase the number of underrepresented students entering and completing health professional education.

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The National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH), Pennsylvania State University Chapter

NSMH serves to be the premier professional organization for developing exceptional minority student talent and leadership.

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The National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

NSSLHA aims to inspire, empower, and support students in the field of CSD. We give you the tools to navigate your academic career while preparing you for your professional one

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National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (NBASLH)

NBASLH's mission is to maintain a viable mechanism through which the needs of black individuals with communication disorders can be met.  NBASLH is the premier professional and scientific association addressing the communication interests and concerns of black communication science and disorders professionals, students and consumers.