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.