Lake Forest College students have experiences that develop understanding, respect, and appreciation for the diverse cultures of the community members around them. Students will be prepared to live, work, and serve, respectfully and responsibly, on campus and in the global community.
Even before classes start, our students feel the extra support our community provides when they attend First Connection, a pre-orientation program that provides an extra cushion for incoming students as they transition to life at Lake Forest College, both within and outside of the classroom.
The Office of Intercultural Relations provides ample opportunities and programs for students to learn more about the diversity that embraces them at the College. Whether it’s listening to someone on campus share their experiences at Soup and Stories or tapping their feet to the music played at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Program, our community embraces its cultural diversity.
News from the Office of Intercultural Relations
A simple Google search for “community service work” last spring turned into a life-changing experience for Trang Ho ’15. Thanks to support from some members of the College community, she attended a weeklong leadership summit in Singapore last summer that left her feeling empowered to take on a project designed to bring knowledge to the countryside village in Vietnam that she calls home.