The Office of Multicultural Affairs is committed to creating a Christ-centered, inclusive, and equitable environment encouraging all students to celebrate their heritage while also understanding, valuing, and embracing the cultural diversity of others.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs provides students the opportunity to engage their minds through multicultural programming, cross-cultural enlightenment, and leadership development helping them to become better Christian servant leaders within their culturally diverse communities.
- Christ-centered Commitment: Integrate Christian values within all programming and educational experiences.
- Supportive Community: Support and encourage students of diverse cultures in leadership, cultural identity, self-identity, and career development.
- Enlightenment: Enrich and develop cultural knowledge for all students.
- Faith: Through the integration of Christ-centered values, students will develop the ability to serve others of different cultures while also embracing their Christian faith.
- Engagement: Through programming, education, and support, students will develop the knowledge and skills to succeed academically, culturally, and in lifelong endeavors.
- Leadership: Students will develop the ability to become Christian servant leaders for their callings to God and humanity.
- Community Involvement: Students will develop the ability to become active, productive, and vocal leaders within their culturally diverse communities.
Reporting: The Coordinator of Multicultural Affairs reports to the Vice President of Student Engagement.
Celebrating Black History Month on the Hill
|Monday, February 1, 2021|
Learn more about the true story of Walter McMillian, who, with the help of young defense attorney Bryan Stevenson, appeals his murder conviction, as we watch Just Mercy at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 1 in the Huffman Activities Area on the first floor of the Ornelas Student Center.
|Thursday, February 4, 2021|
Curls and Coils
Ladies, join Arlette Henderson at 7:00 p.m. in Marshall Hall 107, and learn more about how to protect your crown! Arlette will be going over hair and skincare tips, health insights, and tutorials just for you.
|Monday, February 8, 2021|
Black Student Association (BSA) invites you to join them for a time of guided discussion about current topics and events openly and respectfully. Real Talk will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 8 in the Edwards Governance Room on the second floor of the Ornelas Student Center.
|Wednesday, February 10, 2021|
Represent and celebrate your culture and wear your favorite statement t-shirt or by dressing up as a historical figure. There will be a photo booth set up in the Ornelas Student Center as well.
|Thursday, February 11, 2021|
Black Love: Mental Health
Join BSA for a night focusing on Black Love and Mental Health on Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Edwards Governance Room on the second floor of the Ornelas Student Center.
|Thursday, February 25, 2021|
Enjoy a blast from the past and watch a throwback TV show starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Ornelas Student Center on Thursday, February 25. We will be streaming this classic all day!
Open Mic Night
Joyful Praise Ministry invites you to participate with them on Open Mic Night, Thursday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Huffman Activities Area on the first floor of the Ornelas Student Center! If you would like to share a song, poem, or spoken word piece, please email Arlette Henderson.
|Monday, March 8, 2021|
African American Read-In Celebration
Join us for our annual African American Read-In on Monday, March 8, at 6:00 p.m. in Baker Chapel in the Rogers Spiritual Life Center. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to come and enjoy literature readings and worship that shine a light on cultural diversity. Light refreshments will be provided.