Multicultural Student Life

The Office of Multicultural Student Life welcomes all students, regardless of racial or ethnic backgrounds. The office develops, implements and builds programs, services and resources that foster intercultural and cross-cultural understanding and respect. To further the mission of St. Joseph’s College, this office collaborates with other College offices, clubs and outside organizations to provide support and direction to students and faculty.

The Office of Multicultural Student Life

  • Sponsors programs that are educational, cultural and social which support diversity initiatives and promote cultural awareness and appreciation

  • Assists in facilitating diversity initiatives committee meetings in order to remain abreast of the College’s mission to improving diversity on campus

  • Sponsors diversity training for students, staff and faculty

  • Encourages student leadership and involvement as well as program collaboration

past events

  • Latin Fiesta
  • Cultural Creations Day
  • Nicaragua Presentation
  • Taste of the World
  • Strange Like Me with the Metamorphosis Performing Company
  • Indonesian Shadow Puppets
  • Salsa Workshop
  • Native American Speaker Janine Tinsley-Roe
  • Noche de Baile
  • Larry Yazzi and Troupe
  • Make Your Own Arrowhead Necklace
  • Festa Italiana
  • Chinese New Year Celebration
  • Words of the Wise: A Tribute to African-American History
  • Sarakasi African Acrobats
  • Celebrating the Legacy of Black History
  • Herstory Musical Performance
  • Women's Appreciation Event
  • Project Brainwash: Why Reality TV is Bad for Women (…and Men, People of Color, The Economy, Love, Sex and Sheer Common Sense!) with Jennifer L. Pozner
  • Jim Hawkins Irish Story and Song
  • Celebrating Vegan/Vegetarianism
  • Chinese Calligraphy
  • Chinese Tea Ceremony
  • Health Fair
  • Immigrant Solidarity Day
  • West Indian Day Celebration

Contact Information

Christy Banks
Director
631.687.4596
cbanks@sjcny.edu
Long Island Campus - O'Connor Hall
Magie Hassanin
Assistant to the Dean of Students and to the Director of Multicultural Student Life
631.687.4563
Fax: 631.447.1734
mhassanin@sjcny.edu
Long Island Campus - Room N302A

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