“aimed to help new students feel welcome”
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The College Fix reports:
University hosts separate orientation for black freshmen
Incoming freshmen at George Mason University recently had the opportunity to attend another orientation created specifically for black students.
The event was called the “Black Freshman Orientation.” Hosted by the Black Student Alliance, the additional orientation occurred on August 25 at the university. It has become an annual event there.
Incoming black freshmen at GMU did not have to attend the Black Freshman Orientation, and if they decided to attend, they still were required to go to the university’s regular orientation as well, according to the university.
As for the Black Freshman Orientation, it aimed to help new students feel welcome at the public, Virginia-based university.
“This event is dedicated for the incoming freshman who identify as black or are supporters of black people. The Black Freshman Orientation will offer ways to be involved at Mason not only with the black organizations but also mason as a whole. This event allows incoming students for an outlook on how the Black Community at Mason is like,” a Welcome 2 Mason website about the event states.
On a seperate website, GMU Campus Labs, it described the event as a chance to network.
“The Black Freshman Orientation is a Black Student Alliance event that occurs annually at the beginning of the school year. This year, the Black Student Alliance will be collaborating with other on campus organizations to make the experience even more valuable and enriching for all who attend,” it stated.
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