Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Affairs promotes, facilitates, and advocates for a welcoming, socially just and inclusive campus community by supporting the retention of diverse student populations and providing diversity education and multicultural programs for students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community.

VISION

Office of Multicultural Affairs Vision Statement: Developing culturally competent global citizens.  

MISSION 

The Office of Multicultural Affairs’ mission is to promote and facilitate a welcoming, socially just and inclusive campus community by supporting the retention of diverse student populations, providing diversity education and multicultural programs for students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community.

Black History Month

January 11 - February 27, 2018

 

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January - April
Multicultural Student Center Dialogue Series
Each Monday (January 22nd, February 5th and 19th)
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Bowen-Thompson Student Union 427
Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs
We Got Each Other & Sister to Sister
Separate Weekly Discussions on African American Male and Female Students of Color Topics

Begins January 23, 2018
Each Tuesday 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Bowen-Thompson Student Union 427, Multicultural Center Spaces
Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs

February 6, 2018
Film Screening: “Creed”
7:30 p.m.
Gish Theater, Hanna Hall
Sponsored by Department of Theatre and Film
We Got Each Other & Sister to Sister
Separate Weekly Discussions on African American Male and Female Students of Color Topics

427 BTSU -  Multicultural Student Center Spaces
5:30-7:00PM

February 8, 2018
Taste of February
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
101 Olscamp
Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life

Roc the Mic
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Bowen-Thompson Student Union 201
Sponsored by Queens of Color


February 13, 2018
Film Screening: “Moonlight”
7:30 p.m.
Gish Theater, Hanna Hall
Sponsored by the Department of Theater and Film
We Got Each Other & Sister to Sister
Separate Weekly Discussions on African American Male and Female Students of Color Topics

427 BTSU -  Multicultural Student Center Spaces
5:30-7:00PM

February 17, 2018
Black Issues Conference
Keynote Speaker: PJ Jones
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room, Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs, The School for Critical and Cultural Studies, and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS)

February 20, 2018
Film Screening: “The Fits”
7:30 p.m.
Gish Theater, Hanna Hall
Sponsored by the Department of Theater and Film
We Got Each Other & Sister to Sister
Separate Weekly Discussions on African American Male and Female Students of Color Topics

427 BTSU -  Multicultural Student Center Spaces
5:30-7:00PM

February 22, 2018
Women Mentoring Women
Panel & Social
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Mileti Alumni Center
Sponsored by MIGSS ( Multicultural Initiatives for Graduate Student Success)

February 23, 2018
The Black Art Experience (B.A.E.)
Fine Art: 7 p.m. - 11 p.m
Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Community Room
Bowen-Thompson Student Union 202 A-B
Sponsored by Council of Multicultural Organizations (COMO) and Office of Multicultural Affairs

February 24, 2018
The Black Art Experience (B.A.E.)Performing Arts: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m
Olscamp 101
Sponsored by Council of Multicultural Organizations (COMO) and Office of Multicultural Affairs

February 27, 2018
We Got Each Other & Sister to Sister
Separate Weekly Discussions on African American Male and Female Students of Color Topics

427 BTSU -  Multicultural Student Center Spaces
5:30-7:00PM

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PJ JonesThe 18th Annual Black Issues Conference

 

 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom

 

"Art is Power"

Keynote Speaker: PJ Jones

PJ Jones, is a young, Black creative educator and business owner by trade— writer, poet, athlete, and social justice warrior by calling. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Bowling Green State University in 2010 and her master’s degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Western Michigan University in 2012. Currently, she serves as an Assistant Director of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs at the University of Florida where her focus lies in multicultural education, inclusive leadership, Black identity development, and intersectionality. PJ is the co-founder of Fearlessly Fierce, LLC., the co-creator and personality behind the Educated and Melanted podcast. PJ is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and the Sidney A. Ribeau President’s Leadership Academy Alumni Society.

Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs, the School for Critical and Cultural Studies, and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS)  

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Learn more about all the Beyond "The Dream" 2018 events here
bgsu.edu/multicultural-affairs/events/beyond-the-dream.html

To our guests with disabilities, please indicate if you need special services, assistance or appropriate modifications to fully participate in this event by contacting Accessibility Services, access@bgsu.edu, 419-372-8495. Please notify us prior to the event.