Programs & Services

Parental/Family/Student Support

Office of Multicultural Affairs encourages family involvement by visiting the  Parent and Family Support Programs  Web site. 

Falcon Success Initative

The Office of Multicultural Affairs fosters students’ academic success and personal development through efforts such as the Falcon Success Initiative Program. The Falcon Success Initiative Program pairs students with a Multicultural Affairs Mentor, who will work with each student on an individual basis. Our primary goal is to support concerning transitional issues from high school to college, social integration into the campus culture, and academic and student support resource referrals.  Our motto is “When in doubt, reach out!”  We are here for you throughout your entire academic career through to graduation.  For more information, contact Matthew Cooney.

Multicultural Success Seminar (UNIV) 1510

The focus of this course is on diverse team building to support targeted populations with developing successful academic, personal, community and cultural strategies that advance the skills needed for full participation as culturally competent, intellectually engaged, life-long learners. The course builds academic skills, cultural identity awareness, confidence and community engagement. For more information, contact Dr. Emily Monago.

Diversity Education

Diversity training efforts for the Division of Student Affairs are developed and coordinated at Multicultural Affairs. Diversity educators are available to conduct workshops in residence halls, classrooms, or for student organizations. Requests for workshop presentations should be made to Multicultural Affairs. The office also sponsors lectures and conferences that address cultural diversity in a global society. For more information, contact Dr. Krishna Han

LGBT Resource Center

The Center provides services and programs for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, ally, or questioning students, as well as educational programs designed for students, faculty and staff wishing to learn more about issues facing LGBT students. For more information contact Vern Cooper.

Ethnic Student Center

The Ethnic Student Center was added to the Office of Multicultural Affairs in the spring of 2011 as a place where diverse student organizations can collaborate and meet. The mission of the Ethnic Student Center is to stimulate collaboration within the ethnic and cultural student organizations and their allies to contribute to a diverse learning environment at BGSU. For more information, contact Dr. Krishna Han.