Middle Eastern Student Association.
Purpose: The purpose of the Middle Eastern Student Association (MESA) is a student organization whose mission is to promote solidarity among Middle Eastern students at William & Mary, as well as provide a platform for open discussion of political issues and cross-cultural understanding. MESA will sponsor Middle Eastern social and cultural activities and events open to the entire campus community. A primary goal of MESA will be to explore issues relating to the Greater Middle East, recognizing the unique sociopolitical ties between the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. MESA welcomes and respects students of all ethnic, religious, and political affiliations.