Black Americans Demonstrating Unity (BADU)
BADU is a group formed to provide support (academic, social, moral, etc.) for students who are
African American. BADU also sponsors cultural events and activities implemented through unity, hoping to
continuously bridge the gap between traditional and nontraditional students, as well as other cultural clubs on
Hispanic Organization for Leadership Achievement (HOLA)
HOLA’s mission is to celebrate with and educate the Salem community about Hispanic culture while providing a support
group for Latina Salem students. We also strive to sponsor meaningful activities and service projects to benefit
Salem College and the Hispanic community of the Winston-Salem area.
The International Club fosters the interests of Salem students in international affairs, foreign culture, and study
abroad. It recognizes the contributions of international students to the Salem community and provides cultural and
academic events of an international nature. The group hosts an annual dinner/dance to celebrate International
Onua is a multicultural organization on campus, open to all students, that fosters awareness. The members are
concerned with promoting diversity and multicultural awareness, acting as a support group for all students, and
sponsoring activities and projects that give service to Salem College and the community.
Open Up is an LGBTQIA+ organization alliance at Salem College. Its purpose is to educate members of the Salem
community on the topic of sexuality and its effects on people in our everyday society. Open Up is a forum for the
exchange of ideas, views, perceptions, and opinions. It provides a safe space for students to share these feelings
and experiences without fear of harassment or ridicule. All faculty, staff, and students are invited to be a part
of Open Up.