Thiel College
Multicultural Affairs Overview

The Office of Multicultural Affairs strives to:

  • ensure that all of Thiel’s diverse students have the opportunity to discover and develop their talents, interests and unique potential
  • to provide a learning-centered environment that promotes intellectual, cultural, professional and personal growth
  • foster community development, leadership and a campus climate that respects and appreciates the history, culture and traditions of all students through programs, services and initiatives that address cross-cultural competency and personal empowerment
  • help students contribute to the advancement of community and a multicultural world

Values of the Office Multicultural Affairs

  • Education
  • Relationships
  • Diversity
  • Innovation
  • Personal and professional development
  • Resource development
  • Individual and collective success
Student Organizations

Organization of Black Collegians (OBC)

The Organization of Black Collegians is an organization founded in the mid-1980s with the mission to raise cultural awareness throughout campus. This organization is inclusive and is not specifically for African-American students. Anyone wanting to support diversity and learning about different cultures is welcome.

The Alliance

The Alliance is a student organization that grew from Thiel’s Safe Zone Program. It consists of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, as well as supporters of these students and the issues they face. The Alliance is recognized through the Student Government Association and provides many programs on campus to educate the community about LGBTQ issues.

Thiel College (TC) Soldiers for God

Thiel College Soldiers for God is a mime organization with a passion to deliver the word of God and help inspire college students to succeed in and out of the classroom. Each member of TC Soldiers is a spiritual warrior declaring a state of emergency on the lives of both believers and nonbelievers. They bodily declare on the kingdom of darkness and intercede for those of their generation. TC Soldiers firmly believe in 1 Timothy 4:12: “Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” TC Soldiers is a group of dimensional thinkers and worshippers with a desire to tap into another level of anointing and excellence.

Thiel World Organization (TWO)

Thiel World Organization promotes cross-cultural exchange of customs and understandings. The organization welcomes members from across the campus to enable international and domestic students the opportunity to exchange through social programs, educational field trips and campus programs.

Women Inspiring the Next Generation (WING)

WING promotes friendship, empowers women through cultural and community affairs and strives to set a standard of respect and responsibility for the entire college community by participating as leaders in a variety of Thiel College clubs and activities. WING promotes community service locally and globally through activities that help local needs and raise funds for global needs.