- March 2013 – Tukwut Talk: Conversations with Faculty launches with Dr. Xuan Santos as the first
invited faculty presenter.
- August 2013 – Cross-Cultural Center becomes an active partner with the Civility Campaign by sponsoring
programs and providing staff support.
- January 2014 – Cross-Cultural Center moves to current location (USU 3400) in the newly constructed
University Student Union and the mural is relocated in Dean’s Office Conference Room
in the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences.
- March 2014 – The center works with the Office of Community Engagement in creating the inaugural
César Chávez Day of Service.
- September 2014 – Cross-Cultural Center hires first Graduate Assistant staff member.
- October 2015 – Six portraits of women in social justice are unveiled in an exhibit by artist Blake
Byers and distributed within the various social justice centers.
- March 2016 – In conjunction with Arts & Lectures, the center hosts journalist and hip hop music
critic Jeff Chang.
- June/July 2016 – In response to a series of tragic events in the summer, the Cross-Cultural Center
and ASI Community centers come together to process and heal with the tagline “Cougars
- August 2016 – A refocus of the center develops the current programmatic themes of advocacy and
activism, developing multicultural competency, critical engagement across social identity
groups and retention of underrepresented and underserved students.
- September 2016 – The center is part of the refocused Civility Campaign on civil discourse and begins
to host monthly dialogues on current topics.
- November 2016 – Cross-Cultural Center hosts an intimate discussion with Dr. Cornel West and student
- February 2017 – Cross-Cultural Center commences a "leadership & multicultural competency" certificate
with the Tukwut Leadership Circle.
- March 2018 – Cross-Cultural Center celebrates its 15th year at CSUSM.
- September 2018 - First annual Cougars in Solidarity Block Party during Weeks of Welcome
- July 2018 – Along with other centers in the USU, the Cross-Cultural Center will report to the
new Associate Vice President for Student Life.