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Lawrence A. Dowdy Multicultural Center


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Lawrence A. Dowdy Multicultural Center

Sykes Student Union, Room 003
West Chester, PA 19382

Phone: (610)-436-3273

M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm

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The Lawrence A. Dowdy Multicultural Center (LDMC), was dedicated on October 21, 2016 in honor of Lawrence A. Dowdy for his years of devoted service to West Chester University.

Mission: To help provide and maintain a supportive environment that promotes the academic achievement and personal development of more than 3,700 African-American, Latino/a, Asian-American, and Native American Indian students at the University.


 - to promote multicultural student success by serving as a home-base and point for coordination of programs, services and referrals.

 - to serve as a campus gathering place and resource/programming center for all students and other members of the University community to enhance awareness and appreciation of diversity and inclusion.



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