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Heritage, CWU say they won’t abandon race considerations, Yakima Herald-Republic, July 7, 2018

Heritage University campus scenes Sept. 30, 2016 at Heritage University in Toppenish, Wash. (GORDON KING/Gordon King Photography)

YAKIMA, Wash. — Last week, the Trump administration announced it would not encourage schools to use race as a factor in the admissions process, rescinding Obama-era guidance meant to promote diversity among students.

Officials at local colleges say that decision won’t change the way they admit students.

“The student learning experience is enhanced when all students get to learn and interact with students of all races and ethnicities and socio-economic levels,” said David Wise, vice president of marketing and communications at Heritage University in Toppenish. “The outcome is better for all students because they develop empathy and understanding.”

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Movie of Jurassic proportions coming to Heritage

Dinosaurs will be taking over Heritage University as part of a free outdoor movie night on Tuesday, July 17. Sit under the stars on the Great Lawn outside the Arts and Sciences Center and watch the blockbuster that started it all! Be sure to bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets, and bring all your friends and family. The movie will start at 8:30 pm. 
Counselors from the Admissions, Financial Aid and Advising offices will be on hand to help incoming students and those interested in enrolling to prepare for a fall start. All are invited!

Poster of Free Movie Night 7/17

For more information, call (509) 865-0440 or email studentsfirst@heritage.edu.