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Female studentsFreshman Interest Groups (FIGs)
FIG is a comprehensive and integrated program that helps new students explore their academic interests, develop interpersonal relationships, and familiarize them with the campus resources available to them.

Educational Equity and Diversity
The Office of Educational Equity and Diversity Programs supports and serves as an advocate for diverse populations within the college community. In addition to addressing the specific concerns of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic minorities, it also works in support of students with disabilities, international students, LGBT students, and women.

Critical Incident Response Team
The Behrend College Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) was developed to mitigate the psychological impact of a traumatic campus event; prevent the subsequent development of a post-traumatic syndrome; and serve as an early identification mechanism for individuals who will require professional mental health follow-up subsequent to a traumatic event.

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