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Cross-Cultural Leadership Center

Cross-Cultural Leadership Center

Temporary Virtual Services

Due to COVID-19, as of March 18th, 2020, The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center will not be open physically, but we are accessible and available to all students virtually. We will be continuing to provide services including virtual programming, dialogue and support groups during these times.

If you would like to connect to any of our services, please contact or any of the staff at the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center.

Opportunities to Connect

We acknowledge and recognize the challenges of working or studying from home can bring and we want to offer opportunities to connect and stay connected to a support system that will help you finish off this school year strong. We're here to connect you with resources on campus and within our community to help you meet practical everyday needs.

Here are a few things we will be doing:

  • Zoom rooms for you to login and virtually hang out with CCLC staff. Link will be available soon.
  • Virtual Programs to help you prepare for coming back strong in the Fall semester.
  • Support Groups to help talk about triumphs and challenges during these times.
  • Going Live! Live conversation with the CCLC staff about controversy in today’s society and how we can support each other through it.

We are here for you and will continue to provide live updates. Check us out on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter to connect with us.


Our Mission 

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center values and respects the richness and understanding that diversity brings. The Center exists to create an environment in which all students, regardless of their ethnicity, culture, or differences, feel respected, connected and affirmed.

Through a holistic approach of leadership development, cultural awareness, community education, and the creation of a constructive social change, we aspire to create transformational opportunities between and for all people that fosters community engagement.

Enhancement of Multicultural Understanding Award

This award will be granted to an individual student or recognized student organization and may be in the form of leadership, programs and events, or other noteworthy activities they were engaged in.

Enhancement of Multicultural Understanding Award

Six Pillars of Success

Interpersonal Relationships

Building intentional, cross-cultural relationships that upholds the value and dignity of all people is foundational to the work that we do.

Community Building

We are committed to building up the relationships and support infrastructure within diverse communities that increases the visibility and representation culturally inclusive communities on campus. 

Identity Exploration

Self-awareness is critical to one’s empowerment. Through understanding one’s story and experiences within a larger social framework is essential in equipping students to lead and create transformation within themselves and others.

Cultural Competency

Cultural awareness, knowledge and empathy are critical to the holistic academic experience of our students.

Transformational Leadership

We believe in the power of using our influence to create change in individuals and social systems. We aspire to create valuable and positive change within others that develops followers into leaders that promote diversity and inclusion.


By embracing our cultural and intellectual heritage, the CCLC supports student leadership in advancing our collective vision for community empowerment and social justice.