Student leadership and development is an imperative aspect of our students' collegiate experience and success.

It is through student leadership development that our students develop:

The Center for Multicultural Affairs and Inclusive Education has an array of opportunities and experiences to help nurture our students’ leadership skills, voice, and success.

Student Organizations

The Center for Multicultural Affairs and Inclusive Education works to provide mentorship, advisement, and support to all organization under ESU’s multicultural banner.

These groups include but are not limited to:

Academic Based Organization

Culture Based Organizations

Cultural Fraternity and Sorority Organizations

Gender and Sexuality Based Organizations

Performing Arts Based Organizations

Religion/Spirituality Based Organizations

Multicultural Organizations Advisory Board (MOAB)

The Multicultural Organizations Advisory Board (MOAB) is an advisory board consisting of all multicultural organizations. The purpose of MOAB is to assist our student organizations with their organization’s identity development, program coordination, and success. This advisory board also aims to ensure organizations are being more efficient with the use and allocation of resources to make each organization better. MOAB meets every two weeks through the course of the month.

Conferences and Retreats

The Center for Multicultural Affairs and Inclusive Education offers a number of opportunities beyond ESU’s campus to network with other student leaders while learning at local conferences and retreats. Students have the opportunity to attend conferences such as:

  • Our very own "Do It for the Culture" Retreat & Conference
  • Bloomsburg University’s Latino Extravaganza and Sankofa Conference
  • Kutztown University’s Ujima Conference
  • West Chester University’s Ruby Jones Conference on Race, Social Justice & Civic Leadership
  • Black Male Summit at the University of Akron

If interested in knowing about upcoming conferences, please contact CMAIE for more information on upcoming experiences.

Students wearing conference badges, smiling around a table
Students attend the Sankofa 2020 Conference

The Center for Multicultural Affairs and Inclusive Education offers a number of opportunities beyond ESU’s campus to network with other student leaders while learning at local conferences and retreats. Students have the opportunity to attend conferences such as:

  • Our very own "Do It for the Culture" Retreat & Conference
  • Bloomsburg University’s Latino Extravaganza and Sankofa Conference
  • Kutztown University’s Ujima Conference
  • West Chester University’s Ruby Jones Conference on Race, Social Justice & Civic Leadership
  • Black Male Summit at the University of Akron

If interested in knowing about upcoming conferences, please contact CMAIE for more information on upcoming experiences.

Students wearing conference badges, smiling around a table
Students attend the Sankofa 2020 Conference

Internship Program

The Center for Multicultural Affairs and Inclusive Education offers an array of internship and practicum experiences. Our undergraduate and graduate experiences are purposed to promote a holistic learning (and unlearning) process while ensuring:

The center is dedicated to our student’s learning and education while here at ESU. We will work with students and their advisors to develop an experience that meets their academic needs and professional growth.

Contact Us

Please contact the Center for Multicultural Affairs & Inclusive Education with any questions about our programs throughout the year.

Contact Information

Campus Address
96 Normal Street
Phone:
(570) 422-3896
Fax:
(570) 422-3897 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Director, Center for Multicultural Affairs & Inclusive Education
Name
Lyesha Fleming
Phone:
(570) 422-3896