The Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center supports the undergraduate community—with a particular focus on AHANA (people of African, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American descent), multicultural, multiracial, and OTE students—in navigating college life and fulfilling their potential. 

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Sister Thea Bowman

Who was Sister Thea Bowman

Our work is inspired by the life and philosophy of Thea Bowman, a Catholic nun of the Franciscan Sisters of the Perpetual Adoration, who “helped people everywhere she went to explore their identity and to find their deepest humanity.”

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Meet the Staff

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The BAIC staff are dedicated to helping all undergraduate AHANA students excel academically, personally, and in the pursuit of leadership opportunities.

What Is AHANA?

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More than an acronym, the term “AHANA" was coined by students in 1979 to celebrate the cultural differences present in the BC community and in our society.

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