Serves as an educational safe zone for individuals of all backgrounds, nationalities, abilities, ethnic groups, sexual orientations, religions, and social identities. The MLKC is dedicated to helping students cope with the challenges associated with succeeding and graduating from Mansfield University. The primary task of the MLKC is to advance and celebrate the ethnic richness and diversity of our University campus community and to advocate for the needs of its students.
The MLKC in collaboration with the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and other Campus Diversity Partners provide programs, forums, conferences, educational tours, and cross-cultural activities that promote the exchange of cultural traditions and experiences to enhance the sensitivity of the campus and region. The MLKC houses a collection of books, magazines, video tapes, documentary cassettes, DVD's and other reference materials that are available on loan for employee and student use. The MLKC also serves as a location for community, club and small group meetings, mentoring and tutoring sessions, personal development and diversity training workshops, cultural receptions, and multicultural celebrations. The mission of the MLKC is to promote and advocate for ways to increase awareness and understanding of the rich variety of cultural identities in our communities.