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. 

tipTranslation & Interpretation Program

TIP aims to bridge the language and cultural gaps, for students, families and on-/off-campus community agencies with limited English proficiency

TrainingWorkshops & Development

The MRC provides educational discussions, training, and experiences for students, faculty, and staff through several workshops. We also offer the ability to "build your own" workshop through consultation sessions depending on the needs of your specific organization.

biasBias Incidents

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and MRC are committed to addressing incidents of hate or bias, both on and off campus.

crcCultural Recognition Ceremony

An annual ceremony that celebrates the excellence, commitment, dedication and tireless efforts of students of color and multicultural community leaders.

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

The annual MLK Series includes events designed to foster inclusive community building and transformative learning opportunities while also helping the campus community engage with and give back to 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. 


Culture @ Chenango

Culture at Chenango is held twice a semester to bring the flavors of various cultures’ cuisine to the Chenango Room buffet.

student helping another student with cultural attire at the MRC culture fair

In the Lounge with MRC

In the Lounge with the MRC is a series of virtual or in the center programs, such as birthday celebrations and cultural events, planned by our Student Managers, Graduate Assistants and other staff. Join us for an opportunity to build cultural awarness, make connections, get to know the center or just have fun. Check out our MRC calendar or social media channels 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!