Minority Perspectives on Enhancing Engagement and Belonging in a Liberal Arts Environment

  • Michelle Dunlap Connecticut College
Keywords: Higher Education, Minority Perspectives, Community Engagement


Three women of color-a professor and two students-describe the role that community engagement has played in helping them gain a sense of belonging in a predominantly white, liberal arts college environment. They discuss how engagement with one another within these three domains assists in their adjustment and retention, as well as how their engagement contributes to the community.