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Multicultural Student Council

Multicultural Student Council

The Multicultural Student Council consists of student organizations leaders coming together to share culture and work towards shared culture and work towards shared experiential learning.

Mission Statement

We are change agents charged to create a safe space for students. We are change agents charged to focus on Multicultural Students. We are change agents responsible for advocating for Multicultural student needs, strengthening individual multicultural student organizations, unifying multicultural groups around common issues - we do this through intentional programming, leadership development workshops, funding collaborative efforts and fostering positive relationships with faculty advisors.

Multicultural Student Council Chair

Vanessa Petion

Vanessa Petion is a junior Communication and Media Studies major with a double minor in Africana Studies and Management. She is the Multicultural Student Council Chair and does her best to help spread diversity awareness throughout campus as well as help all fourteen Multicultural Student Council organizations with their goals. You can contact Vanessa via email at

Get Involved with Multicultural Student Organizations

Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC)

Black Student Association (BSA)

Caribbean Student Association (CSA)

Kaleidoscope Gay/Straight Alliance(GSA)

Hillel Jewish Student Organization (JSO)

Hispanic Organization for Latin Awareness (UNIDOS)

Muslim Student Association(MSA)

National Organization for Women (NOW)

Peers Advocating for Disabilities (PAD)

STAND: Students Against Genocide (STAND)