Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) researches, designs and implements unique programs that promote the pursuit of academic success, retention and graduation of students, with an emphasis on African American, Native American, Hispanic/Latinx, and Asian Pacific Islander South Asian American students.
Our programs and services expand students’ cultural horizons while honoring their respective experiences. MSA works with university departments and colleges on programs related to recruitment, orientation, retention and graduation in addition to academic, personal, professional and cultural development, which foster skills and strategies for success at NC State.
Multicultural Student Affairs facilitates intercultural initiatives, programs, and opportunities that promote a sense of belonging and community for students, faculty, and staff. Our programs center on holistic student development, identity affirmation, and academic success.
To enhance the success of underrepresented and underserved students through advocacy, community-building efforts, and leadership development. Through impactful and intersectional programming, we also increase campus awareness around equity and social justice while affirming and celebrating the identities of the students we serve.
- Facilitate community and strengthen relationships across students, faculty, and staff.
- Provide opportunities for students to gain leadership development skills and practice leadership within a supportive environment.
- Positive impact learning outcomes focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion through dynamic programming and training.
- Strengthen a collaborative approach to student advocacy and resource connection.