Mission & Vision


Mission & Vision

In support of the overall mission of USC Aiken and as part of Student Life, our office seeks to foster a warm, welcoming, and supportive environment for the diverse members of the campus community; to provide minority and international student support services and programs that assist with campus efforts to mirror the retention, graduation, and career placement rates of the larger student population; to work with various departments and committees of the university to provide programs and activities for the campus and local community that encourage an awareness and appreciation of cross-cultural perspectives; and to help equip members of the campus community with practical leadership and interpersonal skills to prepare them for living and working in an increasingly multicultural society.

Global Studies & Multicultural Engagement:

Provides support, services and initiatives which encourage an inclusive and welcoming campus environment.

Assists traditionally underrepresented student populations in successfully transitioning to USCA.

Offers leadership and co-curricular activities which engage, educate and enhance personal, academic, vocational and cultural development.

Provides minority/international student support services and programs that assist with campus efforts to mirror the retention, graduation, and career placement rates of the larger student population.

Collaborates with university departments and the Aiken community to provide programs and activities that encourage an awareness and appreciation of cross-cultural perspective.