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The Global Diversity and Inclusion Center

photo of young ladiesAt Columbus State, we value diversity and believe our differences help create a better learning environment. By collaborating with other offices and groups on campus, the Global Diversity and Inclusion Center strives to support our diverse communities at the college, sustain inclusive spaces and provide educational opportunities for Columbus State students, employees, and guests. 

event imageThe Global Diversity and Inclusion Center includes the offices of Diversity Services and International Student Services. 

Diversity Services provides several opportunities to get involved at the college including joining a cohort based student group like MAN Initiative or Women's Connection, participating in a diversity learning community (PONO), completing our advanced leadership series (CSLS Advanced), or attending various cultural celebrations, workshops, and other special events. 

Check out our upcoming events calendar and a full list of our student life programs to see how you can get involved!

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2017 MEN of the Year Awards

Wednesday, May 3 @ 6:00pm


 Join us for dinner and an evening of celebrating "men of character" at the annual MEN of the Year Awards on May 3 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm in the WD Conference Center Ballroom. Family and friends are welcome to attend. For more information check out the hub event page.




CSCC Spring Soccer Tournament

Saturday, May 6 @ 9:00am


Register as a team or individual to participate in this recreational 5v5 indoor soccer tournament being hosted by GDIC in the Delaware Hall Gymnasium on May 6. Every team is guaranteed to play at least 3 games, followed by single elimination bracket play. The cost is only $5 per person and includes lunch. Contact with questions. Click here to register.



Are you interested in making a difference on Columbus State's Campus while being a student employee? Becoming a Diversity Peer Educator during the 2017-2018 school year may be a great fit for you!

The Diversity Peer Educator (DPE) program is a student leadership position that allows students to be at the forefront of developing cultural competency and an appreciation for diversity at Columbus State. Each DPE will have the opportunity to be a student facilitator for a GDI initiative and assist with other exciting projects including marketing, special event planning, and recruitment. DPE's will be equipped with the skills they need to be successful campus leaders by receiving ongoing support from the Global Diversity & Inclusion office including orientation, team building, supervision, professional development, cross-training, networking, and more!

Programs DPE's will help facilitate
• Man Initiative
• SafeZone
• Women's Connection
• Dream Network
• PONO Diversity Learning Community

Program Benefits
• Paid student worker position
• Resume builder
• Leadership development
• Representing the student perspective
• Opportunity to work with and learn from Columbus State faculty and staff
• Develop your professional network
• Create new initiatives that meet needs of fellow students
• Enhanced campus experience

Click Here to register for an information session! 

Questions? Please contact, Sarah Baker- Specialist 




For more details & to register for events visit the Columbus State Hub: