Office of Equity and Inclusion: Resources

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

The committee promotes understanding of oneself and others to create cultural competency for members of the Marywood University community and the regional communities. Contact the chair of the committee, Dr. Yerodin Lucas at for more information or to provide suggestions for the committee.

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Lactation Rooms

Lactation rooms are available for mothers who need to express breast milk in the O’Neill Center for Health Families. For more information, please contact Robyn Hachan at or 570-348-6298. Students may also utilize Room 210C in the Nazareth Student Center. If the room is locked, please call Campus Safety at 570-348-6242.

Office of Disability Services

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Office of Diversity Efforts

The Office of Disability Services ensures that the university is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Students are encouraged to contact Disabilities Services if you qualify for services.

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STARS Program

The Students Together Achieving Remarkable Success (STARS) program is an education-based program that seeks to address the academic needs of Latinx youth in the 7th to 12th grade through tutoring, mentoring, and workshops. The STARS program has created a positive impact in the community by not only servicing Latinx students, but also their parents by providing workshops for parents and breaking down language barriers. If you are interested in volunteering for the STAR Program, contact

Student Organizations

Global Unity Club

This club promotes social diversity and educational interests of all students, especially international students, study abroad students, and minority students. The club strives to inform and promote an understanding of cultures around the world and within the United States itself. By working closely with the community at large, the club hopes to bring people of all walks of life closer together and create a sense of unity in our interdependent world. Its main goal is to provide a more visible and viable ethnic community and exchange. This group is involved in projects that facilitate sharing among different cultures. Membership is open to all students. Contact the Global Unity co-presidents, Desiree ( or Gabrielle (

Ally Club/Sexuality & Gay Alliance (SAGA)

The Ally Club is an organization for anyone interested in LGBT+ issues and equality. This club is a place for information and community pertaining to events and education. It will also meet weekly to support and work on projects on and off campus. Contact Madison Harm,

Peers on Wellness

Peers On Wellness (POW!) is a peer education group on the campus of Marywood University. They focus on topics including stress management, sexual assault, healthy relationships, body acceptance, and alcohol awareness. POW! is well-known for their stress busters that take place throughout the semesters. They also do our reach programs by presenting at local schools and organizations along with passive programming that students can see throughout campus. Contact Emily Loftus,

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Title IX

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Veteran Affairs

The Office of Military and Veteran Services is here to help with the unique educational needs of our Veteran, current Military, and dependent students at Marywood University. For information contact

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