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Fall 2017 Events


Multicultural and International Reception    
Thursday, August 31st @4PM ASC Ballroom
Join the Multicultural Center and University Administrators as they welcome students and faculty to campus. This is an opportunity for new and returning faculty, staff and students (undergrad & graduate) to network, and be introduced to the diversity resources at Southern Connecticut State University. Don't miss this opportunity to connect and build bridges that can last for years!.

A Taste of Culture Open House            
Friday, September 1st @12:30PM ASC 234 
Students, faculty and staff are cordially invited to visit the Multicultural Center. Come and learn about our programs, resources and enjoy a taste of a variety of cultural foods. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends.

Prayer Vigil for Nonviolence & Peace
Monday, September 4th-Monday, October 2nd-Monday, November 6th-Monday, December 4th @12:15PM Buley Patio
Members of our student faith groups are coming together in solidarity to pray for an end to violence and for peace in our communities and throughout our world. Please join us for a few moments of prayer for nonviolence and peace. Sponsored Interfaith Office and the Multicultural Center.

Monday, September 19th @7PM ASC Ballroom B
Ditch the workout and join the party as you commemorate Hispanic Heritage with Zumba – an exhilarating, easy-to-follow, Latin inspired, dance fitness party that will be sure to excite and inspire you to get moving. No dance experience needed! Sponsored by The Multicultural Center and the Fitness Center with support from the Organization of Latin American Students.

Fiesta Latina 2017
Wednesday, September 20th @12:30PM ASC Patio
Join us as we kick off National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month with games, music and, light refreshments and performances from the Organization of Latin American Students. Sponsored by the Multicultural Center with support from the Organization of Latin American Students.

9th Annual Empowering Lives: Celebrating the Hispanic & Latino Culture          
Monday, September 25th, 2017 @1PM ASC Ballroom

Join us as we celebrate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month as Dr. Jose B. Gonzalez provides an inspirational look at the life of a poet who immigrated to the U.S. at the age of eight, grew up in housing projects, earned a Ph.D. in English, and became an advocate for U.S. Latinos. This presentation will incorporate poetry, humor, personal anecdotes, and research. Also, Enjoy Latin dishes and live performances by SCSU students. Sponsored by The Multicultural Center in conjunction with the Organization of Latin American Students.

Chinese Mid- Autumn Festival Celebration
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 @12PM EN B 121 A&B
Join the celebration of Chinese traditions. Learn about this cultural event, enjoy music, and try some moon cakes, Q & A and more. Sponsored by the Chinese Club and the Multicultural Center.



SCSU Multicultural Center
Adanti Student Center (ASC), Room 234
(203) 392-5888


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