Multicultural Affairs

Multicultural Affairs provides programs, resources and opportunities to get involved in areas of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our goal is to promote a positive campus culture that embraces all members of our diverse student populations.

Take part in our cultural and leadership development training and workshops to help you become an equity-minded global leader.

Our Programs and Services

Contact our staff to learn more about the following programs and services.


Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Dreamers

  • Educational programming and training
  • Information on financial aid and scholarships
  • Legal, health and counseling service referrals
  • Volunteer and civic engagement

International Students

  • New student welcome sessions
  • Global Affairs brown bag discussions
  • Campus referrals
  • Community building social events
  • Leadership opportunities
International Student Resource Guide

Other Programs

  • Cross-cultural immersion trips and programs
  • Workshops on cultural identity, equity, global citizenship and intercultural competence
  • Multicultural and international campus programming

Meet the Multicultural Affairs Team


  • Nia Jackson
  • Building C, C100D
  • 972-860-7662
  • Email Nia

El Centro


  • Sean Guinyard
  • Building S, S128
  • 214-860-2149
  • Email Sean

Mountain View

North Lake

North Lake

  • Lai Ping Lau, M.S.
  • Building A, A418A
  • 972-860-4613
  • Email Lai

Cedar Valley


  • Ricardo Williams, M.Ed.
  • Thunderduck Hall, T150L
  • 214-890-3831
  • Email Ricardo


  • Maha Alhaideri
  • Thunderduck Hall, T150M
  • 972-761-6828
  • Email Maha

Harold Brown

  • Director, Multicultural Affairs

Larisa Olin Ortiz, M.A.

  • Associate Dean of Multicultural Affairs

Contact Us

If you have questions about our programs, connect with the Multicultural Affairs team.

Email us at


Upcoming Programs and Events