What We Do

Programming  

The Center has been developed, coordinated, and implemented various types of educational events for the diverse student populations that the Center serves.  

Educational events include but are not limited to 1) Cultural Celebrations & Heritage Experiences throughout the year; 2) Special Events (i.e. Annual Multicultural Congratulatory Ceremony, The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast, etc.); 3) Film Screening (movies and documentaries); 4) “Reading & Conversation with Faculty” series; 5) Diversity Podcasts and Diversity Panels; 6) Diversity Open Lecture series____  

Training

Guided by university’s shared fundamental values, the Center provides trainings that are developed for students to learn about, experience, and reflect on diversity understanding. Aligning with the mission of the university, the division, and the Center, we provide two models of trainings to the campus community.  

Diversity is Beautiful 

Delivery Options: In-person or online 

Timeframe: 4 hours 

Description: By attending this interactive training, participants will be able to acknowledge the cultural differences, to identify the factors that influence individuals’ reactions with people who are demographically dissimilar from them, to increase comfort level when addressing diversity issues with diverse people, to be more aware of the DEI services and support provided on campus, and to learn about some methods to reduce prejudice and to prevent discrimination.  

Title: SAFE ZONE 

Delivery Options: In-person or online 

Timeframe: 4 hours 

Description: By attending this interactive Safe Zone training, participants will be able to have a foundational level of knowledge about the LGBTQ+ community, including significant LGBTQ+ movement and important timeline. Participants will learn the key terms and core vocabulary, as well as the usage of inclusive language. Participants will understand the importance of creating safe spaces and learn about how to advocate for the LGBTQ+ social justice and equality as an ally.  

Student Support Services 

The Center serves international students, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) students, non-traditional students, first-generation students, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities etc.  

Supporting Student Identity Groups