Student Diversity and Academic Initiatives

With the reimagination of the Division of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity, we are pleased to announce that the Department of Social Justice is now part of the Office of Student Diversity and Academic Initiatives (SDAI), an umbrella unit that will invest in more resources to enhance and improve student support and success measures. The office … Continued

Mizzou Black Men’s Initiative

About The Mizzou Black Men’s Initiative (MBMI) is a two-year leadership and identity development program provided by the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center (GOBCC). We aim to foster a sense of belonging, promote engagement in the curricular and co-curricular life at the university, and encourage self-responsibility while focusing on the retention and persistence of our students. There are … Continued

Mizzou Black Women’s Initiative

About MBWI  began in 2010 by students and Operated as a student organization with an executive board but, the initiative was re-structured in 2018 w/ institutional support from GOBCC which introduced: the Leadership Team, Mission, and the Pillars There are four pillars that guide the operation of the program: Academic Success, Career Readiness, Establishing Community, and Identity Exploration. Students … Continued