The Catholic University of America

The Center for Cultural Engagement (CCE) reflects The Catholic University of America’s commitment to a campus and a world that values every human being, and supports and celebrates their uniqueness, experiences, and contributions. 

Through promoting intercultural education and awareness at the Catholic University of America CCE contributes to the personal and intellectual development of all students.  In so doing we strive to help students at The Catholic University of America in their pursuit of developing a sense of self, a sense of place, and a sense of responsibility.  



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Upcoming Intercultural Programs 


  • Oct 25, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    A Road to Home

    Join the campus community as we view the documentary, A Road to Home, which follows the stories of several LGBTQ homeless youth an... more

  • Oct 27, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    General Body Meeting

    Come and join the Filipino Organization of Catholic University Students this Thursday in Caldwell 121 at 7:00 PM! Look forwar... more

  • Oct 28, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Hitchhicker's Guide to Culture: The Strange Election of 2016 with Dr. John White

    Join the Honors Residential Community for a talk on "The Strange Election of 2016" given by Dr/ John White, a Politics Professor h... more

  • Nov 1, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Eman Mohammed: Breaking Taboos

    Eman Mohammed is an award-winning photojournalist and TED fellow from the Gaza Strip, Palestine.  She is the first female jou... more

  • Nov 7, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Women in Military

    Women in Military will have four speakers, three of them women and one man, each speaker will discuss their unique experience as w... more

  • Nov 9, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Italian Conversation Hour

    The Italian Studies Program invites you to Quattro Chiacchiere! Practice your Italian and meet Italian speakers at CUA during this... more

  • Nov 17, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Spanish Conversation Hour

    Spanish Club invites all to participate in our themed Conversation Hour to practice the ravishing Spanish language. We will conver... more

  • Nov 18, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Hitchhiker's Guide to Culture: This is Your Brain...on Brains! with Dr. Nancy Adelman

    Join the Honors Residential Community for a talk by Dr. Nancy Adelman, Assistant Professor of Psychology here at CUA, titled "This... more

  • Dec 1, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    What's Going On?

    What's Going On? is an open dialogue around current events. Each session is facilitated by CCE staff and is designed to gener... more

  • Mar 30, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    CUA on Tap: Archbishop Gomez

    Come join your resident ministers to hear from Archbishop Gomez of Los Angeles about immigration!... more


The Office of Campus Activities works wtih campus departments and student organizations to sponsor a number of cultural events throughout the year, including the Thanksgiving Potluck and International Week as well as various speakers. Stay tuned for more information about upcoming events, or check out OCA's page on The Nest!

multilingual ministries

Interested in participating in a Catholic mass done in a language other than English? Learn more about Multilingual Communities and Liturgies in the DC Archdiocese here.

diversity of the catholic church

Are you interested in learning more about how culture and Catholicism intersect? Immerse yourself in information provided by the USCCB.