Office of Multicultural Affairs
Valuing diversity is an integral part of the college experience.
We are committed to enhancing the academic, social, personal and professional development of all students through programming, support and activities. We also offer a vibrant student-focused center in the heart of campus.
Our office works in partnership with faculty and staff to create an environment that:
- Promotes diversity, pluralism and inclusion within the UTC community
- Offers interactive on- and off-campus activities aimed at increasing cultural awareness
- Provides the resources necessary for growth and advancement of minority students through leadership opportunities
- Affirms the inclusion of underrepresented populations in the institutional community.
Experience a calendar filled with engaging annual events including the International Festival, Cultural Heritage Month celebrations, Welcome Back Cookout, International Student Welcome Reception, UTC MLK Day commemorative events, Homecoming Yardshow, and Multicultural Graduation Celebrations.
The office partners with faculty and staff to promote lifelong learning one student at a time.
Staff develop intentional collaborations with other offices, organizations and departments to provide programming aimed at diverse groups of students. Some of these campus partners include the Center for Women and Gender Equity, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, the Counseling Center, the Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures Department , the Communication Department, the Student Government Association (SGA), the History Department, the Disability Resource Center, the Office of Student and Family Engagement, the Asian Student Association(ASA), the Black Student Alliance (BSA), the Hispanic Outreach Leadership Association (HOLA), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC),the Littleton H. Mason Singers, the Residence Hall Association (RHA), the Center for Career and Leadership Development, Veteran and Military Affairs, Campus Recreation, the Center for Global Education, and the Center for Career and Leadership Development, and the Division of Diversity and Engagement
The Multicultural Center provides a great space for programs and events, and is open Monday through Friday for regular student use.
Among the resources that we provide are resource center with streaming television, and larger comfortable lounge space with couches, tables and chairs with LED monitor. The resource center is equipped lounge seating with selection of magazines, books, DVDs, and games available to students. Student groups and organizations are welcome to use our facilities for their programs and activities throughout the year.