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Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion

Join us on Monday, January 21, 2018 for a day of service in honor of Martin Luther Kind, Jr.  - please register using the link on the left of this page.

Vision Statement

Penn State Scranton creates tomorrow’s diverse leaders. We challenge individuals to discover their full potential, appreciate, embrace, respect and celebrate all cultures.

Mission Statement

We are a diverse community of students committed to achieving success in academics, leadership and personal growth. The mission of Multicultural Programs is to educate the Penn State Scranton student population on issues of diversity, inclusion and cultural competence.


By furthering the University’s mission and goals, Multicultural Programs will empower students to engage in discussions, initiatives and holistic learning experiences that prepare students for a global workforce.


  • Diversity Circles - Groups of up to 12 individuals meet over five weeks to share individual points of view. These are free and open to the public.  Register here
  • Movie Discussions - Evening movie showings followed by a facilitated discussion relevant to diversity and inclusion.
  • Speakers – We host a variety of speakers on campus and support speakers and programs hosted by the Northeast Pennsylvania Diversity Education Consortium (NEPDEC) both on and off campus.
  • My Life, My Story – This series celebrates the lives of our staff, students, and faculty. 
  • Annual Events – MLK Jr. Day celebration, Holi, and Diwali.
  • Peer Mentoring – Students helping students with the transition to college while promoting intellectual, social, cultural and personal development.


Contact Information:

Eric Lee
Study Learning Center, Room 119
(570) 963-2685