Multicultural Education and Resource Center
The Multicultural Education and Resource Center partners with students, faculty, staff and alumni to build a vibrant, stimulating and safe learning community where cultural diversity is highly valued, differences are respected and people from all cultures and backgrounds flourish.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 - Oct 15
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15. In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson begin Hispanic Heritage week, which was then expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. It was August 17, 1988 when this observance was passed into law. Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15th because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
Celebrate Gay History Month
Oct. 1 - Oct. 31
Rodney Wilson, a high school teacher in Missouri, determined that there should be a month that celebrated and taught about gay and lesbian history. He chose October due to National Coming Out Day being October 11.
Remove the Label Campaign
Check out the Remove the Label Campaign. Click here to view the video and student quotes.
Follow the MERC!
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Click here for the Dean of Students Office procedure to request exemption of dangerous materials and open flame
Free Community Meal
Hungry? The Messiah Lutheran Church provides a free community meal the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. Messiah Luterhan Church is located at the corner of Magnetic and 4th Street. More information on other community meals.