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McCarthy Center 504
Phone: 508-626-4645
Fax: 508-626-4087
E-mail: dbaldwin@framingham.edu

Events

Wednesday, 4/16
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Safe Space Training
Multicultural Center
Learn how to be a resource for LGBTQ students. Free lunch!

Wednesday, 4/16
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Diversity Dialogue: African DNA Project
Multicultural Center
Scientists now trace the origins of all humans to the region around Ethiopia. Today, many African-Americans are using genealogy to trace their family trees and their DNA though the African DNA project. Carlos Martinez, Visiting Assistant Professor-English and Ishara Mills-Henry, Assistant Professor-Biology &Chemistry, lead a discussion on this project.

Thursday, 4/17
12pm-2pm
Denim Day Patch Making
Multicultural Center
Wear denim with a purpose. Denim Day is a movement to protest Sexual Violence. Join us to make denim patches for Denim Day, 4/23.


Wednesday, 4/23
9:30am-10:30am
Dia
Multicultural Center
El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

Wednesday, 4/23
1:30pm – 2:15pm
Diversity Dialogue: Denim Day
Multicultural Center
Student Leaders in Diversity lead a dialogue on the history of Denim Day.

Dear FSU Community,

Welcome to the Framingham State University Multicultural Affairs Web site. The Office of Multicultural Affairs seeks to promote an environment that is culturally aware, supportive, and understanding. The premise of multiculturalism encourages us as a community to look beyond the mainstream and explore new cultures and ideas that are different from our own. As the director, it is my responsibility to provide programming and opportunities to do that.

There are many opportunities to support the mission of this office. This can be accomplished by attending any of the numerous events sponsored by Multicultural Affairs, or joining a club such as the Black Student Union, Amigos, 10% Alliance, to name a few. For more information regarding clubs please check the Student Involvement and Leadership Development Web site. In addition, first year students can enroll in the mentor program, Relevant Advice & Mentoring for Multicultural Students (RAM2S). You can enroll as a protege (first year students only) or apply to be mentor (sophomore students and above only).

I hope you enjoy exploring the Framingham State University Web site. I look forward to meeting you at an event, through the RAM2S program, or stopping by my office. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. Please join the office fan page on Facebook™ by searching FSU Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Best Wishes,

David N. Baldwin
Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Multicultural Affairs

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101

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Phone: 508-620-1220