About the Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement

  • The Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement (MCSLE) houses five interworking offices: Fraternity/Sorority Life and Student Engagement, LGBTQIA+ Support, Multicultural Affairs and Student Success, Programming and Events, and Student Involvement and Leadership Development.

    Mission

    MCSLE is a center that provides experiences, programs, and facilities of a diverse and inclusive nature, to maximize collaboration between students and the community. The Center offers wide-ranging opportunities for students of all identities that encourage mindful inclusion and a more just and liberated world. 

    Vision 

    MCSLE aspires to create an inclusive community based on a philosophy of multiculturalism and social justice. The following principles guide our work: 

    • Advocacy 
    • Student Leadership 
    • Cultural Competency 
    • Global Citizenship 
    • Identity Growth and Awareness 
    • Collaboration 

    Objectives

    • Educate the community on social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
    • Create diverse programming that supports development of student’s sense of self.
    • Provide resources that help meet student needs for self and/or organization development.
    • Create opportunities for cultural competence, academic success, leadership development, and local engagement.
    • Provide students with spaces and information to stay fully engaged and connected to IUP.