Creating Community in Safe Spaces

Posted On April 2, 2019
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Georgia State University is committed to making inclusion accessible for all campus communities. The conference rooms in the Multicultural Center offer unique ways for the Georgia State community to design their multicultural education by simply signing in and choosing the conference room of their liking. The conference rooms are open from 8:30 a.m. – 5:15… more »

Celebrating Diversity and Body Positivity

Posted On March 1, 2019
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Georgia State University has a commitment to celebrating diversity and embracing all communal groups. To help achieve the university’s diversity goal, Black History Month programming brought a multitude of enriching and inclusive topics of discussion for Georgia State students to participate. Ranging from engaging discussions about the African diaspora and colorism in black communities to… more »

Understanding Inclusion with the Multicultural Center Library

Posted On September 6, 2018
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The Multicultural Center’s library is a hidden gem on campus just waiting for students, staff and faculty to become patrons. This space is warm, inviting and filled to the brim with hundreds of books available for the campus community to check-out. These books have a concentration on inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism—subjects in which students, faculty… more »

Creating Pathways from College to Career

Posted On June 21, 2018
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Georgia State is committed to establishing new pathways for students that will help facilitate a seamless transition from college to career. The Multicultural Center is dedicated to helping the university achieve this goal by offering resources that allow students to excel both personally and academically. Many students who are connected to the Multicultural Center have… more »

Collaborating to Understand Complex Challenges

Posted On May 29, 2018
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To enhance the university’s goal of understanding complex challenges of cities and creating effective solutions, the Multicultural Center will increase collaborative efforts with many Georgia State University departments. In 2011, the university formed the Council for the Progress of Citites. One of the primary objectives of the council is to increase the quantity and quality… more »

Creating a Safe Space with Safe Zone

Posted On April 18, 2018
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The Multicultural Center offers Safe Zone workshops that promote an inclusive and supportive environment for individuals of the LGBTQIQA community. In efforts to be recognized as a model for leadership in inclusion, Safe Zone was redesigned with the help of doctoral student Becky Lecroix. The basic awareness and ally workshop includes activities and discussions that… more »

Student Spotlight: JaQualla Sharpley

Posted On April 4, 2018
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JaQualla Sharpley, a sophomore, pre-marketing major, student assistant who always offers excellent customer service with a smile on her face. She is responsible fore ensuring that students receive the proper information from the Multicultural Center.

Attending events in the Multicultural Center has allowed me to step outside of myself to see things in a… more »

Student Spotlight: Riki Kellogg

Posted On April 4, 2018
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When you see her walking at the Clarkston campus, you can see she is on a mission. She has her calendar in hand and is reviewing her day of activities, both academic and co-curricular. One of the places she stops by is the office of Student Life. In this office, Riki Kellogg is meeting with… more »

Student Spotlight: James Smith

Posted On April 3, 2018
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On either a Tuesday or Thursday, you will find James Smith engaging with other students at the marketing table for The Multicultural Center. As a Sociology major, Smith connects well with his peers. As a student assistant for the Multicultural Center, he is well versed about the office services and programs. One of the perks… more »

Pop Talks: Creating a Space for Tough Conversations

Posted On November 1, 2017
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The Multicultural Center upholds inclusion and promoting equitable learning environments through its many programs. One particular program provides an especially welcoming and visible platform for students to communicate and share their beliefs, Pop Talks. As this nation has become increasingly polarized, the possibility of fostering a healthy dialogue seems to be ever-shrinking. Fortunately, during… more »