The Multi-Ethnic Cultural and Co-Curricular Programming Advisory Committee (MECCPAC) is a diversity initiative offered through the Dean of Students Office. The committee reviews applications to provide matching co-sponsorship funds for cultural, educational, and multi-ethnic programs that help build awareness and appreciation within the Illinois State community for African American, Latin American, Native American, and Asian American cultures; women; people with disabilities; and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons (GLBT).
|Celebrated Group||Months of Celebration|
|Latino Heritage||Mid September – Mid October|
|Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender||Mid October – Mid November|
|Native American Awareness||November|
|Asian American History||April|
*NOTE: Programming for celebrated groups are not limited to the months indicated. Programs are offered throughout the academic year.
Registered student organizations, academic departments, the International House, and other groups hosting events that promote diversity education and build cultural awareness and appreciation can apply for funding from MECCPAC for their events. MECCPAC will share financial responsibility to combine resources to promote multicultural programming for approved applications.
Committee meetings are scheduled for:
August 30, September 13 & 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 2
All forms and supporting documents must be submitted electronically to the MECCPAC Chair.
For questions regarding MECCPAC contact Angela Davenport.