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Multicultural Student Leadership and Empowerment

Welcome to Multicultural Student Leadership and Empowerment! Our mission is to encourage student learning through the co-curricular and foster an inclusive campus environment.  With a commitment to increasing cross-cultural awareness and competency, we support students and student organizations in their efforts to offer a wide variety of programs and initiatives that explore both the shared and unique experiences, histories, and heritages of our diverse community. We do this through supporting more than 150 student organizations, advising key programs and organizations, promoting peer to peer mentorship, and advocacy.   If you are interested in supporting our efforts or wish to join our diverse multicultural student organizations please contact us at msle@cornell.edu and we can help you get connected.

OUR VALUES:
Advocacy, community building, diversity, empowerment, identity and leadership development.

Multicultural Student Leadership and Empowerment

To be registered as a Multicultural Student Leadership and Empowerment organization your organization's mission and cornerstone events must align with our work to strive towards social, cultural, and educational equity for all students on campus.  Follow us on social media to stay updated!

Multicultural Student Leadership and Empowerment-Advised Student Organizations

Registered Multicultural Student Organizations:

  • ALANA INTERCULTURAL BOARD
  • ALPHA KAPPA DELTA PHI INTERNATIONAL SORORITY, INC.
  • ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.
  • ASHA CORNELL
  • BARAKA KWA WIMBO
  • BLACK BIO MEDICAL AND TECHNICAL ASSOCIATION (BBMTA)
  • BLACK ENTREPENEURS IN TRAINING
  • BLACK IVY PRE-LAW SOCIETY
  • BLACK STUDENTS UNITED (BSU)
  • BLACK WOMEN SUPPORT NETWORK (BWSN)
  • BUILDING OURSEVES THROUGH SISTERHOOD AND SERVICE (BOSS)
  • CHINESE STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
  • COALITION OF PAN AFRICAN SCHOLARS
  • CORNELL ANJALI
  • CORNELL ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER STUDENT UNION (CAPSU)
  • CORNELL BHANGRA
  • CORNELL BIG RED RAAS
  • CORNELL BUSINESS ANALYTICS
  • CORNELL CHINESE DRAMA SOCIETY
  • CORNELL CLUB OF TAIWAN
  • CORNELL FILIPINO ASSOCIATION
  • CORNELL INDIA ASSOCIATION
  • CORNELL INDONESIAN ASSOCIATION
  • CORNELL KENDO CLUB
  • CORNELL LENDING LIBRARY
  • CORNELL STUDENTS FOR ANIMAL RIGHTS
  • CORNELL TARANA
  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY DEMOCRATS
  • CUBAN AMERICAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
  • DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC.
  • DYSON STUDENTS OF COLOR COALITION
  • E.MOTION
  • FIRST GEN STUDENT UNION (FGSU)
  • GHANAIANS AT CORNELL
  • HAITIAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
  • HANCHUM KOREAN TRADITIONAL DANCE CLUB
  • HAVEN: CORNELL’S LGBTQ STUDENT UNION
  • HINDU STUDENT COUNCIL
  • ILLUMINATIONS CHINESE DANCE TROUPE
  • LA ASOCIACION LATINA (LAL)
  • LA UNIDAD LATINA/LAMBDA UPSILON LAMBDA FRATERNITY INC
  • LAMBDA PHI EPSILON
  • LATINAS PROMOVIENDO COMUNIDAD/LAMBDA PI CHI
  • LINK
  • MAINLAND CHINA STUDENT ASSOCIATION
  • MALIK FRATERNITY, INC.
  • MECHA
  • MINORITY ANIMAL SCIENCE STUDENTS
  • MINORITY ILR STUDENT ORGANIZATION
  • NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS AT CORNELL (NASAC)
  • OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INC.
  • PHENOMENON STEP TEAM
  • PI DELTA PSI FRATERNITY, INC.
  • PRE-MEDICAL MINORITY MENTORSHIP PROGRAM (PREM3)
  • QUISQUEYA
  • SCHOLARS WORKING AMBITIOUSLY TO GRADUATE (SWAG)
  • SIGMA LAMBDA UPSILON/SEÑORITAS LATINAS UNIDAS SORORITY
  • SOCIETY FOR INDIA
  • SOUTH ASIAN COUNCIL
  • SSTUDENTS AGAINST SEXUAL SOLICITATION OF YOUTH (SASSY)
  • THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE)
  • URBAN BLAZE
  • WANAWAKE WA WARI
  • WOCC

Information for Funding & Accessing Transformative Experiences

Cornell provides many opportunities for undergraduate students to earn funding to finance transformative experiences. Some funding opportunities within the resource below are specific to a certain program and college/school, while others are open to any student. This resource is meant to serve as a beginning to your search process. Learn more about information for funding Transformative Experiences.

MSLE has also compiled a list of organizations, companies, and government agencies offering internships and other opportunities designed to provide access to transformative experiences. Some opportunities listed in this resource are broad, while others are discipline-specific. For example, the resource includes experiences such as STEM summer research programs; internships within fields such as human rights, public policy, business and finance; and information for funding study abroad programs. Learn more about these Transformative Experiences.

In addition to these resources, please review Experience Cornell and the Career Services websites.

*Note: You may come across an opportunity that is not listed within the resource, and in that case, please feel free to email msle@cornell.edu and it will be added. Both documents will be updated on a regular basis. Students are encouraged to review them frequently.