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 ingratiate themselves to the campus and develop bonds 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) is a program designed to assist students in their 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 services and support provided to Upward Bound (UB) students to ensure their success in college attendance and enhance  connections between Binghamton University and the local community.

crcCultural Recognition Ceremony

An annual ceremony that 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.

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!



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 virtually for our monthly Culture Chats, a luncheon with faculty/staff and students of color. Each lunch is designed to provide regular opportunities for students to engage with faculty and professional staff on topics such as hot topics, current news and events, networking opportunities, internships and graduate school while building effective support systems across campus.

MRC Calendar

Check out all upcoming events the MRC has to offer!