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Multicultural and Leadership Development Center

Empowering Leaders and Embracing Diversity

We cultivate a campus-wide community that celebrates diversity, empowers students to grow beyond their personal barriers, strengthens their understanding of diversity and social responsibility, and develops leadership skills.

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Multicultural Development

Be your best and grow through multifaceted opportunities that are student-oriented and focused on an optimal educational experience in and out of the classroom for students from diverse backgrounds.

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Leadership Development

Our programs and services provide students with a holistic experience through leadership development opportunities that empower individuals to question critically, think logically and live ethically.

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Designed for You | Our Students

The Multicultural and Leadership Development Center exists to educate, challenge and support students in leadership development and appreciating diversity. We accomplish this by providing high-impact programs and retreats that address intellectual growth, personal leadership styles, understanding of self, effective communication, community building, exploring social identities, multicultural competencies, career readiness and inclusive excellence. 

Visit us — we will empower you and give you the confidence to soar as a leader.

Find what inspires you

Spotlight | Beyond The Lines

Beyond the Lines is a weekend retreat geared towards understanding and empowering students to learn more about different cultures and identities. With social justice in mind, students will become more knowledgeable about oppression, privilege, microaggressions, and ways to create positive change and promote inclusivity on campus.

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Contact Details

Multicultural & Leadership Development

Cohen Student Union 255

10501 S. FGCU Blvd. S.

Ft. Myers, FL 33965
239-590-7990 | Contact Us

Office Hours
Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.  | Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.