Programs and Initiatives

Programs and Initiatives

The MRC hosts, sponsors and collaborates on a diverse range of signature and core programs to engage and educate the Binghamton campus community. 

a group of students, faculty and staff engaging in dialogue at a round table at the fall 2022 new student of color networking eventNew Student of Color Mentoring Program

The program is designed to help new students of color familiarize themselves with the campus while developing bonds and beneficial relationships with other students, faculty and staff of color.

Pathways to Inclusive Leadership
Pathways to Inclusive Leadership

Pathways to Inclusive Leadership

Pathways to Inclusive Leadership (Pathways) assists students in leadership development through a comprehensive and inclusive approach focused on diversity, career readiness and civic engagement. 

B-College Bound
B-College Bound

B-College Bound Mentor Program

The B-College Bound Mentor Program expands the services and support provided to Upward Bound (UB) students to ensure their continued success throughout their academic careers.

crcCultural Recognition Ceremony

Our annual spring ceremony celebrates the excellence, commitment, dedication and tireless efforts of students of color and multicultural student organizations.

Cultural Heritage Celebrations

The Multicultural Resource Center supports programs observing Latin Heritage Month (October), Lunar New Year Celebration (February), Black History Month (February), Women's History Month (March) and Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (April).


MLK Series

Honoring MLK is designed to foster inclusive community-building and transformative learning opportunities while also fostering connections with the local community.


Lunar New Year Celebration

The Lunar New Year Celebration is a month-long observance including numerous events hosted by Asian/Asian-American student organizations at the Appalachian Dining Hall. 

Men of Color Summit
Men of Color Summit

MOC Summit

The Men of Color Summit will educate, empower and motivate our students to strive for excellence in education.

In the Lounge
In the Lounge

In the Lounge with MRC

In the Lounge with the MRC is a series of programs and initiatives that coincide with cultural heritage months/events, planned by our Graduate Assistant for Event Planning and Event Planning Interns. These events include our Culture Chats, watch parties, painting, crafts, and so much more! Join us for an opportunity to build cultural awareness, make connections, get to know the center or just have fun. Check out our instagram @MRCBinghamton for upcoming events. 

students having a discussion in a classroom

Culture Chats

 Join us in the lounge for our monthly Culture Chats. Each month, we celebrate and acknowledge a specific heritage or identity with activities, speakers and more!

a group of students gather in the MRC

MRC Open House

At the start of each semester, the MRC hosts an open house to introduce the campus community students, staff and services offered in our space!

MRC Calendar

Check out all upcoming events the MRC has to offer!