USCGA to hold unique program for incoming underrepresented cadets

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  1. Luigi59

    Luigi59 Banned

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    The R.I.S.E. Program aims to ease the transition into cadet life for incoming students of diverse backgrounds.

    (Emboldened text by me) - I'm not sure why this has to be separate from the normal incoming swab orientation, as I would hope that ALL incoming swabs have the same resources introduced to them.

    But I don't make those decisions.
     
  2. Packer

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    There is no such thing as seperate but equal. These programs are disappointing as the say "these swabs are not good enough to make it without extra help".
    I am sorry to see this.
     
  3. nigel

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    Haven't they been doing something like this for several years now?

    Nicole
     
  4. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Agree.

    The diversity officer at CGA angered a number of grads in a recent letter to the editor of the Bulletin.

    Just call it camp. Swab Summer is a crucible for all involved. There is nothing unique to underrepresented segments of the population that makes Swab Summer any hard or easier. Either they can do it, or they can't. And if they can't they shouldn't be there in the first place.
     

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