Explore on-campus programs, training and workshops that engage community members on topics related to belonging, identity-development, and empowerment
The Office of Student Culture and Belonging supports all students to engage on campus and in the world as inclusive leaders, advocates for students from underrepresented backgrounds and provides ongoing training and consultation for the Stevens community. The office oversees the Intercultural Space, the Lore-El Center for Women’s Leadership, the Quiet Space and support services for the LGBTQ+ community.
To provide support and resources that center the needs and voices of underrepresented and underserved students, facilitate dialogues and educational workshops that promote inclusive leadership, and engage all Stevens students, faculty and staff in co-creating a socially conscious community.
To cultivate a university culture of inclusive excellence which supports leaders who are uniquely prepared to create constructive and sustainable change in our interconnected world.
Identity Development: Create opportunities to learn about social identities, their socio-historical context, intersections with others, and personal meaning
Social Justice Education: Foster cultural consciousness through ongoing learning about systems of power, identities, and innovative practices for inclusion and equity
Community-Building: Connect intracultural and intercultural communities through dialogues, multicultural celebrations, networking, and civic engagement
Empowerment: Support underrepresented students in developing the cultural capital (awareness of resources, access to knowledge, mentoring opportunities), sense of belonging, and validation needed to thrive at Stevens and beyond
Allyship: Cultivate a community of allies through expanding awareness of inequities, developing empathy and engaging in collaborative action