Embrace the Diversity Around You.

Annual Programs

  • Black History Month
    BHM is a small but necessary tool dedicated to recognize the struggles of black men and women destined to overcome the bitterness of slavery. A number of events are hosted during the month that include guest speakers, award ceremonies, artistic expressions, exhibits, etc. Past speakers have included: Nikki Giovanni, Harry Belofonte, Stephen A. Smith, Tavis Smiley, Judge Greg Mathis, and Spike Lee.

  • Diversity Ambassador Program
    A new program geared toward diversity, inclusion, and the education of different cultural organizations on campus. Students participant in a series of workshops/trainings that include topics such as stereotypes, power and privilege, LGBTQ, and feminism. For more information and/or how to become a Multicultural Ambassador, view the DAP information webpage.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month
    Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated on September 15 through October 15. HHM represents the independence of five Latin American countries—Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Throughout the month, a number of activities and events are held in order to promote awareness of Hispanic culture.

  • Multicultural Festival
    The purpose of the festival is to assist in eliminating social ignorance through cultural awareness and education. Organizations bring food and other cultural artifacts for students to experience. Additionally, several student organizations perform cultural dances, songs, and monologues.

  • Multicultural Mixer
    Held each year during the fall semester, the Multicultural Mixer is a social gathering for organizations to recruit new members.

  • Multicultural Student Leaders Retreat
    Executive board members of multicultural organizations are invited to attend the annual Multicultural Student Leaders Retreat which is held the week prior to the beginning of the fall semester. Students receive information about policies and procedures of being an RSO and are able to plan for the upcoming year.

  • Tiger Success Institute
    The Suder Foundation, in collaboration with Northern Arizona University and The University of Memphis, invites first-generation students to participate in the Tiger Success Institute and become a First-Generation Ambassador. Undergraduate students at all class levels are encouraged to apply.