Career & Leadership Development

Warhawk Connection Center

The mission of the Warhawk Connection Center (WCC) is to enhance an individual’s knowledge and understanding of the importance of diversity in our contemporary society.

Through collaborations within and across identity boundaries, the Warhawk Connection Center (WCC) serves as a diversity resource for and provides outreach to students, faculty, and staff. As part of CLD, the Center educates individuals and fosters a sense of community through campus-wide events, displays, and student involvement opportunities, while supporting the initiatives of others engaged in diversity education.

“Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” – Stephen R. Covey

The WCC staff plans and collaborates on several programs a semester aimed at furthering the mission of the Center. Some events inlude:

  • Cultural Heritage Programs:  These events are held to promote cultural inclusion and understanding by effectively and respectfully informing, educating, and identifying cultures and resources for our students and staff on campus.
  • Fireside Chats:  The purpose of these panel-based events are to provide an opportunity to informally discuss topics facing our community in a productive way.

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Find the event listing here:

The WCC is a great space to learn, relax and study with a variety of tables/chairs and soft furniture. 

Student Org Supplies-- Butcher block paper, Helium and poster making supplies free of charge are also available.

Use of Space -- depending on the event the WCC could be the perfect place! 

WCC Reservation Policy

Please contact the GA - WCC at with questions.

The WCC Interns are staffed by Career & Leadership Development (CLD) Interns as well as a Graduate Assistant. They work collaboratively to provide a welcoming inclusive space, services and programs aimed at meeting the WCC's mission. More information about working for CLD can be found here.

2019-2020 GA: Aaron Broadwater

The Connection Student Council (CSC) serves as advisory board connecting CLD/WCC to Resident Org and campus needs. They are co-advised by Ron Buchholz, Director & the GA-WCC. Contact via

The Warhawk Connection Center is one of the Community Centers on campus.

The following student groups have space there:

 Name  Email
 Black Student Union
 Disability Rights, Education, Activism and Mentoring (DREAM)
 International Student Association (ISA)
 Greek Life
 Latinos Unidos (LU)
 Native American Cultural Awareness Association (NACAA)
 Non Traditional Pad
 PB Poorman Pride Center
 Southeast Asian Organization (SAO)
 Whitewater Student Government (WSG)