Multicultural Clubs & Organizations

BLACK STUDENT UNION (B.S.U)

The Black Student Union aims to increase political, social and cultural awareness of the African American community. Out goal is to promote unity and diversity to revamp and stabilize a presence on campus through a series of events, socials and forums. The mission of the BSU is to be positive and productive representation of the African American community on and off campus. We promote proactive leadership, scholarship, community outreach, and student empowerment. We embrace our cultural heritage, unity, and the appreciation of diversity.

CONTACT:

BSU@CSP.EDU

STAFF ADVISOR:

Amani Stumme-Berry
Academic Advisor
Phone: (651) 641-8790
E-Mail: stummeberry@csp.edu

CONCORDIA HMONG UNITY STUDENT ASSOCIATION (C.H.U.S.A)

Image may contain: 7 people, including Anthony Hawj, Cy M. Yang, Finola Xiong, Suwan Thao, Karisma Vang and Jeff Yang, people smiling, people standingCHUSA offer students a channel to make meaningful connections with other students and the overall campus. From intramural sports to the annual Hmong Awareness Night. The presence of CHUSA provides educational, cultural, and experimental opportunities for the CSP community and the outside community.

ANNUAL EVENTS:

  • Welcome Back BBQ Collaboration among other organizations
  • Secret War Simulation
  • Ua Tsaug (Thank you) Night
  • Celebrating Asian Heritage Month
  • Hmong Awareness Night

CONTACT:

CHUSACLUB@GMAIL.COM

STAFF ADVISOR:

Brenda Vue
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Phone: (651) 603-6275
E-Mail: bvue@csp.edu

Louisa Vang
Program Coordinator of Diversity Affairs/Diversity Center
Phone: (651) 641-8851
E-Mail: lvang@csp.edu

CONCORDIA SISTERHOOD OF EMPOWERMENT (C.S.E)

CSE offer students to participate in related initiatives that empower women and to promote self confidence in communication skills. CSE want to empower each individual to become better leaders in the community.

ANNUAL EVENTS:

  • Sexual Violence Conversations
  • Self Defense Sessions
  • Celebrating Women’s History Month
  • Professional Women’s Panel

CONTACT:

CSE@CSP.EDU

STAFF ADVISORS:

Kimberly Newton
Student Activities Coordinator
Phone: (651) 641-8757
E-Mail: knewton@csp.edu

Louisa Vang
Program Coordinator of Diversity Affairs/Diversity Center
Phone: (651) 641-8851
E-Mail: lvang@csp.edu

GLOBAL STUDENT CLUB (G.S.C)

GSC is a club for all CSP students who are interested in learning about new cultures, countries, and global topics. GSC provides a place for any enrolled CSP student to share their global experiences, learn from other students about their global experiences, learn about new cultures, and have fun!

CONTACT:

GSC@CSP.EDU

STAFF ADVISOR:

Kate Larson
C.A.L.L. Center Coordinator
Phone: (651) 641-8285
E-Mail: klarson@csp.edu

Tiffanie Loeb Schneider
Director for International Student Services
Phone: (651) 641-8321
E-Mail: loebschneider@csp.edu

PEOPLE ENCOURAGING ACCEPTING CONNECTION AND EQUITY (P.E.A.C.E)

PEACE is for students who find them selves outside of society’s hetero-normative standards, for their allies and friends, and for those who seek greater understanding and desire to foster a climate of mutual respect and open communication. The club provides a safe space on our campus for all.

CONTACT:

PEACECLUB@CSP.EDU

STAFF ADVISOR:

Adrian Perryman
Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Phone: (651) 641-8843
E-Mail: perryman@csp.edu

Matt Ryan
Assistant Professor of English
Phone: (651) 641-8267
E-Mail: ryan@csp.edu

SOMALI STUDENT ASSOCIATION (S.S.A)

SSA aims to connect Somali students at CSP by providing support and building community as they navigate different aspects of college life. SSA’s goal is to create a culturally engaging environment for all students through educational events and activities so others are more knowledgeable about Somalia and its people.

STAFF ADVISOR:

Kimberly Newton
Student Activities Coordinator
Phone: (651) 641-8757
E-Mail: knewton@csp.edu

STUDENTS FOR LATINOS/AS (S.O.L)

SOL’s purpose is to increase awareness and appreciation of the U.S. Latino/a, Chicano/a, and Latin American cultural and heritage at Concordia St. Paul. We are committed to fostering relationships within our CSP community and beyond.

STAFF ADVISOR:

Kimberly Newton
Student Activities Coordinator
Phone: (651) 641-8757
E-Mail: knewton@csp.edu

UNITED MIND OF JOINT ACTIONS (U.M.O.J.A)

The mission of UMOJA is to foster academic achievement and service, address issues and concerns affecting students of color, promote an understanding and appreciation of cultural differences, and create unity among students of multicultural heritage within Concordia University and the surrounding community.

ANNUAL EVENTS:

  • Open Mic Night
  • “Can We Talk”
  • Celebrating Black History Month
  • Multicultural Night
  • Rondo Days

CONTACT:

UMOJA@CSP.EDU

STAFF ADVISOR:

Adrian Perryman
Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Phone: (651) 641-8843
E-Mail: perryman@csp.edu

Charles Hines
Academic Advisor
Phone: (651) 641-8758
E-Mail: hines@csp.edu

If you are interested in learning more about the organizations, please contact the staff advisors listed under the organization name.