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Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs

Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs
Kansas State University
224 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506

Office Hours:
M-F: 8-12pm / 1pm-5pm

785-532-6276 office
785-532-6339 fax

Morris Family Multicultural Student Center

Kansas State University
Morris Family Multicultural Student Center
915 Mid-Campus Drive South
Manhattan, KS 66506

Summer Hours:
M-F: 8am-5pm


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Bolton, Debra J. H.  (2021, March 11, 2021). Strengthening Financial Avenues in Native American Communities. MoneyGeek. https://www.moneygeek.com/financial-planning/financial-resources-native-american-communities/#insight-from-native-experts 

Bolton, Debra J. (2020). Finding home: Displaced African Women in Rural Southwest Kansas. Chapter 9.  African Women and Their Networks of Support: Intervening Connections. Cloete, E., Mariah E. Crystal, and Martha N. Bannikov, Eds. Lexington Press.

Bolton, Debra J. and Charlotte Olsen (2018). Build Intercultural Relationships for Better Understanding of Your Neighbor. Extension Publication, MF 3340 and MF 3341


Krug, D., Bolton, D. J. and C. Olsen. (2018). Everyday Mindfulness. Extension publication MF 3424 and MF 3425


 Community Data Portal Website: Bi-variate data from a multi-lingual study focusing on health, well-being, and social connectivity of Southwest Kansas' multi-cultural populations.  If you want to learn how to access the data for your grants and other measurements, do not hesitate to connect with Debra Bolton or Shannon Dick.  The Community Data Portal can be found at https://wkssl.shinyapps.io/cap_v0_2/

 Bolton, Debra J. and Francisco M. Hernandez. (2017). Applying Global Perspectives on Fragility to Improve US Communities. Advances in Anthropology, 7, 22-33.

Bolton, Debra (2016). Essential Living Skills: Health and Wellness.

Extension Publication: SD 134

 Bolton, Debra and Francisco Hernandez. (2016). Fragile States: Beyond International Borders and into U.S. Communities. New Prairie Press, Kansas State University Libraries. Adult Education Research Conference. Paper 4.

 Bolton, Debra (2016). Essential Living Skills: Essential Home Maintenance.

Extension Publication: SD 134C

 Bolton, Debra. (2015). Know Yourself, Understand Others, Improve Relationships, Extension Bulletins: MF3215 and MF 3216. ksre.ksu.edu

Bolton, Debra and Shannon Dick (2014).  Harper County Community View Assessment

Bolton, Debra, and Shannon Dick. (2013). Finney County Community Assessment Fact Book

Bopp, Melissa; Fallon, E A.; Bolton, DJ.; Kaczynski, A. T.; Lukwago, S; Brooks, A. (2012). Conducting a Hispanic health needs assessment in rural Kansas: building the foundation for community action. Evaluation and Program Planning. 35, 453.

Bopp, Melissa; Fallon, EA.; Bolton, DJ.; Kahl, D. (2012). Engaging community partners to develop a culturally relevant resource guide for physical activity and nutrition. Ethnicity and Disease. 22, 2.

Bolton, Debra J. (2011). Relationships Matter: You and Social Capital. Extension Bulletin bookstore.ksre.ksu.edu/pubs/MF2992.pdf and http://www.bookstore.ksre.ksu.edu/pubs/MF2993.pdf

Bolton, Debra J. (2011). Social capital in rural southwest Kansas, Dissertation


 Martinez, Hector and Bolton, Debra J. (2007). Garden City: Multicultural Issues in Adult Education. Educational Considerations, v35 n1 p36-40.

Dr. Debra J. Bolton

Debra Bolton; photo credit: Terrance Hayes

Director, Intercultural Learning and Academic Success

Graduate Faculty

Ancillary Faculty, Geography and Geospatial Sciences


020 Morris Family Multicultural Student Center
915 Mid-Campus Dr. S
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS  66506
Phone: 785-532-6239
E-mail: dbolton@ksu.edu


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