The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Mentoring
The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Mentoring focuses on providing activities that promote cultural awareness and diversity. The activities include but are not limited to hosting nationally renowned speakers; ethnic movie nights; maintaining partnerships with local colleges and universities; attending ethnic conferences, theatricals, and concerts; administering mentoring programs and leadership workshops, as well as seminars that are directed toward the professional development of students and staff.
The Multicultural Center is housed on the third floor of the Schwalm Student Center and provides a comfortable space where students and staff are free to display their cultural distinctiveness without major distraction. The Multicultural Center is a place where everybody is somebody.
The Women’s Center
Among the activities sponsored by the Women’s Center include monthly discussion groups, the Women’s Mentoring Program, featured speakers, monthly film series, an e-mail discussion group, Women’s History Month events, and career exploration activities for young women.
The Women’s Center offers a place of solitude for reading and doing homework; a library of feminist and women’s history books; computers with Internet/e-mail access; a VCR and television; a small kitchen; a forum for group discussions, meetings, and workshops; and research sources on career information and employers.
Human Relations Committee
The committee provides a confidential forum for individuals to discuss concerns that may be of a discriminatory nature. The committee serves as a recommending body with respect to diversity issues in specific cases or for the campus community in general. Committee membership is drawn from all groups representing the Stevens community.