Rosa Parks African American Theme House

Rosa Parks African American Theme House at Stevenson College

Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing (R.PAATH) is a student-initiated living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African American, Black, and Caribbean peoples.

R.PAATH fosters Cultural Competency/Cultural Intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social and economic issues of the African Diaspora.

  • R.PAATH is designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of Black/African American/Caribbean peoples. This is a primary focal point for the staff supporting R.PAATH.
  • Educational seminars, programs, dialogues, and speaker series are structured to encourage solidarity and unity among students from all cultural backgrounds.

R.PAATH is located at Stevenson College and is available to students of any college affiliation. The R.PAATH community includes residence hall and apartment housing.

Did you know...

  • Ethnic residential theme houses benefit both minority and majority students
  • Ethnic residential theme houses contribute to increased satisfaction of those students involved
  • Special campus services designed to support minority students, including racial and ethnic theme houses, positively contribute to minority student retention

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