Center for Africana Studies
The Center for Africana Studies develops and encourages the study and teaching about Africa, African Americans, and people of African descent throughout the Diaspora.
Center for International Education
The George R. Muirhead Center for International Education at Central Connecticut State University is the State of Connecticut's Center for Excellence in International Education. The CIE provides academic and cultural programs that promote a better understanding of the peoples and cultures of Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Poland, and East Asia. Working with the International & Area Studies Committee, the CIE develops and supports the following programs: study abroad, international student advising, courses abroad, international development, and teaching English as a second language.
Italian Resource Center
The Italian Resource Center promotes and supports the teaching of Italian in Connecticut, thanks to the partnership among the Consulate General of Italy in New York, the Connecticut State Department of Education, and Central Connecticut State University, in collaboration with the Italian American Committee on Education (IACE), which sponsors and supervises its activities.
Latin American, Latino, and Carribbean Center
The Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Center at Central Connecticut State University (LALCC) promotes understanding and appreciation of the historical, social, and cultural life of the Caribbean and Latin America societies and of Latinos in the US through research, study abroad, international exchange, and community outreach. The Center's mission is consistent with the University's mission of promoting diversity and global awareness.
The LGBT Center
The LGBT Center provides a welcoming, approachable, and consistently staffed safe space for the CCSU LGBT community that focuses on providing resources and student support services for the University lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally community. The Center also organizes and facilitates diversity trainings for the campus community on the topic of LGBT inclusion, resources, and services unique to this community.
Center for Public Policy & Social Research
The Center for Public Policy & Social Research is dedicated to enriching the quality of public policy, public service, University outreach and applied research in Connecticut. CPPSR provides a wide range of information, training, research and consulting services to communities, municipal and state government, and non-profit organizations. We develop, facilitate, and support faculty and student projects, which advance their scholarship, applied research, and real life experiences.