Lealtad-Suzuki Center

The Lealtad-Suzuki Center (LSC), established in August 2002, is a programmatic arm of the Department of Multicultural Life (DML).   The LSC provides a range of services, including intentional multicultural education and campus programming; ongoing training and development opportunities for faculty, staff, and students; and personal consultations to discuss issues of identity exploration and cross-cultural communication.

LSC Signature Programs

Kagin Commons, First Floor
Phone: 651-696-6243

Upcoming Events

Soup & Substance Lunch Series: "From 'We Shall Overcome' to 'Black Lives Matter' - The Fight for Racial Justice"
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
11:30am - 1:00pm
Old Main, 4th Floor Lounge

Black History Month Keynote: Dr. Joy DeGruy
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Alexander G. Hill Ballroom, Kagin Commons


Additional Center Initiatives

Personal Consultation – Students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to schedule personal consultations with the Director of the Lealtad-Suzuki Center for any questions or concerns they may have pertaining to multicultural issues, programming, etc. To schedule an appointment with the Director, please contact Afifa Benwahoud.

Lealtad-Suzuki Center Awards – These awards, presented at the Department Multicultural Life's “Harambee!” celebration, honor students who, throughout their work on campus both in and out of the classroom, embody the mission of the Department of Multicultural Life and the legacies of the Lealtad-Suzuki Center’s namesakes and Mac alums, Catharine Lealtad and Esther Suzuki. In addition, the winners of the Lealtad-Suzuki Center have demonstrated their academic excellence at Macalester by maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above.