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David Pilgrim in conversation with Franklin Hughes— Expect Diversity

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In this episode of Expect Diversity, host David Pilgrim initiates conversation with Franklin Hughes, Ferris State’s Multi-Media Specialist for Diversity and Inclusion, about Ferris State’s past and some of the first international students.

Together they discuss a few extremely successful individuals that went to Ferris State, international students that might not have been able to have an education elsewhere during this time period.

They leave us thinking about how the founder of Ferris, Nathan Ferris, was inclusive of all race and nationality back in the early 1900’s and we should follow in his footsteps by learning to look past race.

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