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MRC to Facilitate Letter Writing Campaign to Prospective students

The MRC in conjunction with the Undergraduate Admissions Office is looking for current students of color interested in writing letters to newly admitted prospective students to encourage their enrollment at Binghamton. Populations currently identified as underrepresented groups include African Americans and Hispanic American students. If students are interested or have not already signed up to write letters, please stop into any of our current sessions listed below. One student can write as many as 10 postcards in an hour! Take advantage of this excellent service opportunity to impact diverse enrollment on our campus! Thursday, March 6th, 5-8 pm in UU 111 Friday, March 7th, 2-5 pm in UUW 325

MRC to Facilitate Campus Climate Survey for student groups


The MRC in conjunction with the Office of Diversity Equity & Inclusion will facilitate opportunities for student groups to take the Campus Climate Survey. All student groups are eligible to win $200 ( 1st prize) or $100 (2nd prize) towards an event for the student group with the most representation in the survey. There are also individual level incentives for students which include a chance to win an ipad, BU Buck$, a gift certificate to the University Bookstore and more! The MRC has reserved Computer Pod Room 135 in Science 2 for the week of April 1-4. All student groups are eligible and encouraged to complete the survey. The Campus Climate Survey is the first of its kind, in that it will provide important information about services to students, faculty and staff needed on campus as it relates to diversity. The survey launches for students on April 1. For more information, please contact MRC Director, Nicole Sirju-Johnson at njohnson@binghamton.edu or call our office at 777-4472.

MRC Director Nicole Sirju-Johnson with our Black History Month Speaker, journalist, Stephen A. Smith on February 22nd. Smith packed the Lecture Hall , as more than 450 people including students, faculty staff and community members attended Smiths lecture. Smith discussed overcoming major obstacles in his own life, the highs and lows of his career with ESPN, choices young athletes make and the impact African Americans have on major sports today.

Interested in advertising in the MRC CULTURE CONNECTS Newsletter?


Increase your business among Binghamton University Students, Faculty, and Staff members. The MRC is home for more than 100 cultural student organizations on campus. With more than 1,200 students subscribed to our Monthly Newsletter, consider us a great marketing tool for reaching the university community. In fact, this is a great opportunity for local businesses to showcase their business and services. For more information, please contact Mengchen Huang at mhuang@binghamton.edu or call 607-777-6071.

Advertising Rates:
Advertising in a Single Edition of the Newsletter 1/4 of the Page 1/2 of the Page 1 Full Page $ 55 $ 75 $ 100 Advertising for One Semester (3-4 Newsletters) 1/4 of the Page 1/2 of the Page 1 Full Page $ 120 $ 160 $ 200
The Multicultural Resource Center invites you to MRC Speaking Up and Getting Support at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, March 5th, in UU 108. Join us for some fun activities and connect with faculty and staff who are interested in wellness. This event is FREE and dinner will be provided.

Do You Want to be on a TV Talk Show!? Join the MRCs Bi-Weekly Diversity

The Multicultural Resource Center is looking for students to participate in a new show produced by Binghamton Television Multicultural Resource Center Presents BTV6. This is a new and improved version of the MRC biweekly Diversity Talks from last semester. BTV6 is the People of the Q student-run television station that reaches over 15,000 with Guest Speaker Meejin Richart from Q-WAVE (Queer Women students across the Binghamton campus. We plan to include 6 Asian Visible Empowered) panelists for each show who will discuss one topic related to Wednesday, April 2 nd in UU 108 diversity together. There will be 7 shows this semester. If you are interested in participating on one of the shows or have suggestions for topics, please email Mengchen Huang, MRC Program Coordinator at mhuang@binghamton.edu or call 607-777-6071.
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Join us for some fun activities and engaging discussions about how gender identity impacts individuals who are questioning their sexual orientation. This event is free and dinner will be provided.