National Collegiate Honors Council

 

Date of this Version

2010

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Published in 2010 by National Collegiate Honors Council
110 Neihardt Residence Center
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
540 N. 16th Street Lincoln, NE 68588-0627
(402) 472-9150 FAX: (402) 472-9152
Email: nchc@unlserve.unl.edu
http://www.NCHChonors.org

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© Copyright 2010 by National Collegiate Honors Council

International Standard Book Number 978-0-9825207-2-7

Abstract

Contents:

Acknowledgements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Jonathan D. Kotinek

Introduction: Changing Our Selves, Changing the World: Setting the Table for Diversity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Lisa L. Coleman

Part I: Defining Diversity in Honors: Setting the Table for Diversity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Ellen Riek and Kathryn Sheridan

African American Males and Honors Programs: Why Are Enrollments So Low? What Can Be Done? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Bridal Pearson and Deborah Kohl

Welcoming Einstein: Students with Disabilities in the Honors Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Doreen Arcus

Mira al Espejo: A Reflection on Serving Latina/o Honors Students in Texas . . . . . . 61

Michael R. DeLeon

International Students and the Challenges of Honors. . . . . . . . . . . . 77

Gergana Yaneva, John Zubizarreta, and Natalia Miteva

Part II: Diversity Challenges and Opportunities

African American Males in Honors Programs: Suggestions and Best Practices for Success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91

Esther Materón-Arum

How Honors Programs Can Assist in the Transition of Gifted First-Generation and African American College Students . . . . . . . . . 99

Lisa Brockenbrough Sanon-Jules

The Dominican University Honors Program and Service Learning: Case Studies Focusing on Engaged Learning and Social Responsibility in Diverse Communities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115

Jayati Ghosh, Julia van der Ryn, Rizza Alcaria, Asta Haman-Dicko, Alma Delia Martinez Torres, and Peter Hoang

A Place for Diversity: Experiential Projects in Honors Curricula. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

Marcella L. McCoy

A Scientific Perspective on Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Discussions of Race, Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151

Bridget M. Newell and Bonnie K. Baxter

Nonviolent Ways to Win the War on Terror: A Student’s Reflection on Study Abroad Placed into the Institutional Context of the UNF Honors Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . 171

Kelly Heber, Ronald A. Lukens-Bull, and Charles R. Paulson

Psyche as Text: Diversity Issues and First-Year Honors Composition . . . . . . . . . . . . 201

Lisa L. Coleman

Part III: The Call for Transformative Diversity

Passing for Black: White Privilege and Black Identity Formation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229

Jonathan D. Kotinek

The Problem with Diversity: Moving Past the Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239

Finnie D. Coleman

Part IV: Appendices

Appendix A: Collected Statements on Diversity from NCHC Member Institutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253

Appendix B: Structural Diversity Survey of NCHC Member Institutions. . . . . . . 255

Part V: Contributors

Contributor List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265