Our mission is to develop positive, forward-thinking individuals from diverse backgrounds by assisting them with attaining their academic goals and promoting multicultural competencies.

  • Leadership: To develop positive, forward-thinking individuals and responsible citizens; by providing and facilitating opportunities for leadership experiences, academic growth, and community engagement. 
  • Scholarship: To assist students from diverse backgrounds with attaining their academic goals; by serving as a resource and an advocate to them and encouraging academic excellence. 
  • Collaboration: To promote multiculturalism and assist with the advancement of the University's vision, mission, and diversity initiatives by collaborating with campus and community organizations on multicultural and diversity projects to support a healthy, caring community. 
  • Globalization: To promote an understanding of cultural, ethnic, and diverse elements of our region, nation and world: by fostering multicultural competencies of our students and by demonstrating the interdependence among diverse peoples.


group of students playing dominoes outside

Students playing Dominoes at our tournament in Oct. '21

high school students at round tables listening to presentation

Granted Access Program (GAP) students visiting KU in Nov. 2022

colorful display including table and banner for Dia de los Muertos

Table Setup for Dia de los Muertos

student and staff member holding ice cream cones smiling

Dean of Students and Chief Diversity Officer Jerry Schearer attending MCC spring Open House with MCC student worker Jay!