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The African American Caucus

The African American Caucus is a faculty support organization for students, staff and faculty members that monitor behind-the scenes activities of the university.  The caucus also sponsors educational lectures by visiting speakers and social programs for faculty, staff, and students.

Contact Joseph Croskey at for more information. 


Asian Student Integrated Association (A.S.I.A)

This organization provides an outlet for Asian students to work through issues particular to Asian students and provides an arena for fellowship and socialization in keeping with the Asian culture.

For more information contact TBA

Black Student Union (BSU)

BSU promotes knowledge of African American issues and cultural awareness through academic leadership, and social events.

For more information contact Derek Parker

Leadership Institute

The Leadership Institute promotes issues of diversity as well as developing students' leadership skills.  This institute helps promote diversity and nurture their leadership skills through various programs such as leadership workshops, conference, lectures, and training. 

For more information contact Samantha McCleary or Marishika Wright

Lift Every Voice Choir

 LEV performs spiritual and inspirational selections for Clarion Campus and community events.  The choir showcases group and individual talents in traditional uplifting gospel. 

Contact for more information Debreea Dunston


The Men of Color Think Tank

The Men of Color Think Tank is a structured forum created to produce and provide an environment conducive to sharing and bonding.  It's an opportunity for men of color to come together to find ways of relieving the everyday mental and physical burdens.  The ultimate goal is to begin to examine the inner being and how it affects our actions or reactions in the larger society.

For more information contact Rogers Laugand at or Kevin Guerrier



NAACP ensures a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.

For more information check out  or contack Loran Jackson


 Leadership Council

This group focuses on developing the leadership skills of students who hold leadership positions and/or potential leaders through various workshops, presentations, one - on- one critiquing, and social programs.It emphasizes the importance of working together as a team as it relates to budgeting and event planning.

Contact Rogers Laugand at for more information.




Allies is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual,transgender,questioning and straight students, faculty and members of the Clarion community who have come together to work for the preservation of the human rights of all individuals, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. For more information, please email


Hip Hop Dance Team

This organization provides entertainment through dance for Clarion University students and other spectators during university functions.

For more information contact Emily Oravitz 



The Kudet step team preforms a unique way of dance using the body, hands and feet to create intricate combinations of dance and marching steps. Members will be able to learn the cultural significance of drill and marching steps while also expressing themselves through a distinctive art form called stepping.

For more information contact  


Women United

This group unites women of color for emotional and academic support.  We encourage sisterhood, partnerships, and collaborations that focus on improving mental, physical and spiritual health. 

Contact for more information: Lailah Washington






  Minority Student Recognition Dinner  

is an awards banquet held in the spring Semester.  This dinner honors those minority students who have excelled at Clarion University in the leadership, service, sports, and academic areas. 


Academic Excellence Program

This program is for the Board of Governor Scholarship recipients. They're required to attend study sessions( 7 p.m -9p.m., Monday- Thursday), and meet bi-weekly with the director. Others are strongly encouraged to attend the study sessions.


Building Bridges 

focuses on building communication and understanding between Clarion Students of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds and creating a partnership between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs to link the classroom with the campus community. Building Bridges also educates students 9 k-12) within the community on issues of diversity.

DuBois Talented Tenth Tutoring

provides tutors to assist students who may be having some difficulty in a particular subject area. Tutoring sessions can be conducted individually or as a group. The selected tutors are students who have excelled academically.