Programs

Spring 2020 Multicultural Center Programs

We look forward to seeing you at our events this Spring 2020, these are the programs we are working on. More to come, so stay tuned and check our events page!

Mass with Father Mario Powell- Sunday, Feb 2nd, 4:30pm, Madonna Della Strada Chapel

Awareness Month Table Sit: Black History Month- Monday, February 3rd from 11am-2pm and 5pm-7pm, DeNaples 2nd floor
 
Trivia Night- Thursday, Feb 6th, 7pm, TDC 407A

When They See Us: Episode One- Tuesday, Feb 11th, 5:30pm, TDC 407A

World Day of Social Justice  Ice Cream Social- Thursday, Feb 20th, 5:00pm, DeNaples 2nd floor

The Evolution of Hip Hop- Saturday, Feb 22nd, 9pm, TDC 407C

Global Insights: Peru- Tuesday, February 25th, 11:30am, Brennan 509

UCO Philly Trip- Friday, February 28th to Sunday, March 1st (If interested in attending, please contact the Multicultural Center)   

 

 

 World Water Day Table Sit-  Friday, March 20th, 5pm-7pm, DeNaples 2nd floor

Global Insights: Japan- Tuesday, March 31st @ 11:30am in BRN 509

 

 

Social Justice Retreat with Campus Ministries- April 3rd from 4:30pm- April 4th 3:00pm at Chapman Lake Retreat Center

Holi: Festival of Colors with Asia Club- Saturday, April 18th, 1pm-4pm, DeNaples Patio and Dionne Green (Rain Location: Byron Gymnasium)

Global Insights: Tanzania- Tuesday, April 11st @ 11:30am in BRN 509

12th Annual Festival of Nations- May 8th, 2:30pm-5:30pm, TDC Patio and Dionne Green (Rain Location: Byron Center)

 

December 2019

Global Food Bazaar- December 7th, 10pm-12am, DeNaples 4th floor bathroom

 

November 2019

Awareness Month Table Sit: Native American Heritage- November 4th, 5pm-7pm, DeNaples 2nd floor

"Campus and Me" Table Sit- November 13th, 11am-1pm, DeNapples 2nd floor

When They See Us Conversation- November 14th, 5:30pm-7pm, DeNaples 213

Transgender Day of Remembrance Table Sit- November 20th, 11am-2pm & 5pm-7pm, DeNaples 2nd floor

Global Insights: El Salvador- November 21st, 11:30am, Brennan Hall 509

UCO & Asia Club 10th Annual International Fashion Show- November 22nd, 9pm-11pm, DeNaples 4th floor Ballroom

 

October 2019

HHM Trivia Night- October 3rd, 7pm, TDC 405

Awareness Month Table Sit: Heritage Months: October 7th, 5pm-7pm in DeNaples 2nd floor

National Coming Out Day and International Day of the Girl- October 11th, 6:30pm in Collegiate Hall

Global Insights: Azores- Tuesday, October 22nd @ 11:30am in BRN 509

Day of the Dead CelebrationOctober 25th, DeNaples 1st floor, 9pm-11p

 

September 2019

MC Monday: Welcome Back event-   Monday, September 9th @ 5:30pm in DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

Awareness Month Table Sit: Hispanic Heritage Month- Monday, September 16th @ 11am-2pm & 5pm-7pm in DeNaples Center, 2nd floor

Food for Thought: The Career Expo & You- Monday, September 16th @ 7:00 pm in DeNaples Center, Room 405

The Northern Triangle: Living Realities of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador- Wednesday, September 18th at 6pm in TDC 407 A/B

Global Insights: Guyana- Tuesday, September 24th @ 11:30am in BRN 509

 MC & Se Habla Español- Hispanic Heritage Month "Dance Night" - Thursday, September 27th @ 9:00 pm in 4th floor DeNaples Center, Ballroom 407A/B

 

May 2019

Food for Thought Conversation- May 2nd, 5:30pm, DeNaples 2nd floor

11th Annual Fesitval of Nations- May 3rd, 3pm-5:30pm, TDC Patio and Green (Rain Location: Byron Center)

 

April 2019

Social Justice Retreat with Campus Ministries- April 12th-13th at Chapman Lake

Holi:Festival of Colors- April 13th, 1pm-4pm, DeNaples Patio and Dionne Green

Food for Thought Conversation- April 15th, 7pm, TDC Theater

Take Back the Night- April 25, 5pm-11pm, Dionne Green/Byron, AMG

MAP 3rd Group Meeting- April 30th, 8pm, TDC 205G

 

March 2019

Ihyisha Simms Talk- March 5th, 6pm, TDC 405

Asian Studies 2019 Spring 2019 Lecture Series- Part I: "Women in Mainland China and Taiwan" Profs. Shuhua Fan and Ann Pang-White. March 6th, 4:30pm in BRN 228

International Women's Day- March 8th, Campus Event

Food for Thought Conversation- March 18th, TDC Theater, 7pm

Asian Studies 2019 Spring 2019 Lecture Series- Part II: "Women in Japan" Prof. Minori Koga. March 20th, 4:30pm in BRN 228

Internat. Day for the Elim. of Racial Discrim. & Poetry Day- Slam Poetry Night- March 21st, 6:30pm-8pm, TDC 405

World Water Day Table Sit- March 22nd, DeNaples 2nd floor, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Screening of Hidden Figures- March 25th, 7pm, TDC Theater

MAP 2nd Group Meeting- March 26th, 8pm, TDC 205G

 Asian Studies 2019 Spring 2019 Lecture Series- Part III: "Women in India" Prof. Sujata Nair-Mulloth. March 27th, 4:30pm in BRN 228

February 2019

Trivia Night- Thursday, Feb 7th, 7pm, TDC 405

Mass with Father Mario Powell- Sunday, Feb 10th , 7pm, Madonna Della Strada Chapel

Food for Thought: Incarceration Trends and Racial Disparities in America- Tuesday, Feb 12th, 7pm, TDC 401

Young Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement Performance by Key Arts Productions- Tuesday, Feb 19th, 7pm, TDC 401 (Moskovitz Theater)

The Evolution of Hip Hop- Friday, Feb 22nd, 9pm, Collegiate Hall- Redington Hall

The Greater Scranton MLK Commission Dinner: “The March Continues: A New Era in Peaceful Activism”

    (If interested in attending, please contact the Multicultural Center) Sunday, Feb 24th, 1pm, TDC 407A

 

December 2018

Global Food Baazar- Saturday, December 1st @ 10:00 pm in 4th floor DeNaples Center Ballroom, 407A/

 

November 2018

MC Mondays: TBD- Monday, November 5th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

UCO & Asia Club International Fashion Show- Saturday, November 10th @ 9:00 pm in 4th floor DeNaples Center Ballroom, 407A

 Food for Thought Dinner Series: The History of Thanksgiving- Monday, November 13th @ 6:00 pm in 4th DeNaples Center, Ballroom 407A

Global Insights: Ireland- Thursday, November 15th @ 11:30am in BRN 509

Transgender Day of Remembrance Events- Tuesday, November 20rd @ 11am-2pm & 5pm-7pm in DeNaples Center, 2nd floor

 

October 2018

Voter Registration Table Sit-  Tuesday, October 2nd from 11am-1pm in DeNaples Center, 2nd floor 

Indigenous People Day Table sit- Thursday, October 4th @ 11am--2pm in DeNaples Center, 2nd floor

Food for Thought Dinner Series: Fair Trade-  Monday, October 15th @ 6:00pm in 4th floor DeNaples Center, Moskovitz Theater

Global Insights: The Republic of Congo- Thursday, October 18th @ 11:30am in BRN 509

MC Mondays: TBD- Monday, October 22nd @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

Safe Zone Workshop (for students—register on RoyalSync)- Tuesday, October 23rd, 5:30pm-7:30pm in TDC 405

 Dia de los Muertos "Day of the Dead" Celebration  - Friday, October 26th 10:00pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center fireplace lounge

 

September/August 2018

Food for Thought: The Career Expo & You- Monday, September 10th @ 6:00 pm in DeNaples Center, Room 405

Global Insights: Bolivia- Thursday, September 14th @ 11:30am in BRN 509

MC Monday: Movie Night-   Monday, September 17th @ 5:30pm in DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

Hispanic Heritage Month: Country Tables- Thursday, September 20th @ 11am-2pm & 5pm-7pm in DeNaples Center, 2nd floor

Safe Zone Workshop (for students—register on RoyalSync)- Monday, September 24th, 6:30pm-8:30pm in TDC 406

MC & Se Habla Español- Hispanic Heritage Month "Dance Night" - Thursday, September 27th @ 9:00 pm in 4th floor DeNaples Center, Ballroom 407A/B

 

 

May 2018

History 327 and the Multicultural Center Presents a Food for Thought Seminar "Diversity at the University", Thursday, May 3rd @ 5:30pm DeNaples 2nd floor fireplace lounge

Festival of Nations, Friday, May 4th 3pm-5pm, Dionne Green 

 

April 2018

MC Mondays "Topic Conversation"- Monday, April 9th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

2nd Annual Identity Development Retreat- Friday, April 13th to Sunday, April 15th, Chapman Lake Retreat House

Food for Thought "Anti-Blackness in Latin America"-   Monday, April 23rd @ 5:30 pm in DeNaples Center, 2nd floor fireplace lounge

Holi Festival of Colors-  Saturday, April 21st from 1pm-4:00pm, Commons & Dionnes' Green*

MC Mondays Movie Nigth (TBD)- Monday, April 30th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

 

March 2018

Guerilla Girls: PUSH/PUSHBACK Steps to Activism- Thursday, March 1st @6: 30 pm in LSC 133

MC Mondays- "Trivia Night" Monday, March 5th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

 International Women's Day (TBD)- Thursday, March 8th 

Food for Thought: "Gentrification"-   Monday, March 19th @ 5:30 pm in DeNaples Center 2nd floor fireplace lounge

The MC Presents "Open Mic Night", Wednesday, March 21st @ 6:30pm, TDC Ballroom, 407A

The MC Presents "World Water Day", Thursday, March 22nd @ 5 pm, DeNaples, 2nd Floor Fireplace Lounge

MC Mondays "Movie Night" TBD- Monday, March 26th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

 

February 2018

MC MONDAYS- Movie Night “King” Monday, February 5th @ 5:30 pm, TDC, Suite 205 G

Mass w/ East Stroudsburg University "Voices of Triumph" Gospel Choir- Sunday, February 11th @ 4:30 pm Madonna della Strada Chapel

Food for Thought: Intercultural/Interracial Relationships- Monday, February 12th @ 5:30 pm 2nd floor fireplace lounge

“But You’re Black: The Overlooked Community of Scranton, Pennsylvania” with Glynis Johns. Tuesday 2/13, 7pm, TDC 405. Supported by The Ellucaria Initiative and Political Science Department.

"Staying in the Struggle: Examining Social Justice Movements in America” with Dr. Cona Marshall. Thursday 2/15, 7pm, TDC Ballroom A/B. Supported by The Ellucaria Initiative and Political Science Department.

MC Monday- “Black History Month Jeopardy Night” Monday, February 19th, 5:30pm, DeNaples Suite 205G

World Day of Social Justice “Ice Cream Social”- Tuesday, February 20th 5 pm, DeNaples 2nd floor fireplace lounge. Supported by the Center for Service and Social Justice

Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy "Youth Ensemble" performance- Sunday, 2/25, 1 pm, TDC 407A, 4th floor DeNaples

MC Monday- "Topic Conversation"- Monday, February 26th, 5:30pm, DeNaples Suite 205G

 

 

December 2017 

Global Food Baazar- Saturday, December 2dn @ 10 pm in DeNaples Center Ballroom, 407A

November 2017

MC Mondays- Monday, November 6th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

MC Mondays- Monday, November 13th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

UCO & Asia Club International Fashion Show- Saturday, November 18th @ 9 pm in DeNaples Center Ballroom, 407A

 National Coming Out Day (Table sit)- Wednesday, November 11th from 5pm-7pm in DeNaples 2nd floor fireplace lounge 

"Food for Thought" conversation program-   Monday, November 20th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

 MC Mondays- Monday, November 23rd @ 5:30pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

MC Mondays- Monday, November 27th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

October 2017

MC Mondays- Monday, October 2nd @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

Indigenous People Day (Table sit)- Friday, October 6th in 2nd floor DeNaples Center

Prudential Career Development Day-  Wednesday, October 11th, 10am-4pm in Brennan Hall 5th Meeting rooms 

National Coming Out Day (Table sit)- Wednesday, October 11th from 5pm-7pm in DeNaples 2nd floor fireplace lounge 

"Food for Thought" conversation program-   Monday, October 16th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

 MC Mondays- Monday, October 23rd @ 5:30pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

Dia de los Muertos "Day of the Dead" Celebration  - Friday, October 27th 10 pm in DeNaples 2nd floor fireplace lounge

MC Mondays- Monday, October 30th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

 

September 2017 

MC Mondays- Monday, September 11th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

"Food for Thought" conversation program-   Monday, September 18th @ 5:30 pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

Hispanic Heritage Month Event- Thursday, September 21st 7:30 pm- Location requested DeNaples 2nd floor fireplace lounge

 MC Mondays- Monday, September 25th @ 5:30pm in 2nd floor DeNaples Center, Suite 205G

Hispanic Heritage Month "Dance Night" - Thursday, September 28th @ 9 pm in Reddington Hall- Collegiate Hall

May 2017

CCC Film Series: "Endless Abilities", Wednesday, May 3rd @ 7pm Brennan Hall 228

Festival of Nations, Friday, May 5th 3pm-5pm, Dionne's Green 

April  2017

Identity Development Retreat, Saturday April 1st to Sunday April 2nd, Chapman Lake Retreat House

The MC Presents "Immigration", Monday, April 3rd @ 5:30pm, TDC 2nd Floor, Suite 205G

The MC Presents "Culturally Diverse Authors", Monday, April 10th @ 5:30pm, TDC Suite 205G

CCC Film Series "Audrie and Daisy", Wednesday, April 5th @ 7pm, TDC 401

HOLI Festival of Colors, Saturday, April 22nd from 1pm-4:30pm, Commons & Dionnes' Green*

*Rain location Sunday, April 23rd, Commons & Dionne's Green

March 2017

CCC Film Series: "Before the Flood", Wednesday, March 1st @ 7pm, Brennan Hall 228

The Multicultural Center Presents "Trigger Warnings", Thursday, March 2nd @ 6pm, LSC 133

The MC Presents "Title IX", Monday, March 6th @ 5:30pm, TDC 2nd Floor, Suite 205G

The MC Presents "Poetry Night", Tuesday, March 21st @ 6:30pm, TDC Ballroom, 407A

The MC Presents "World Water Day", Wednesday, March 22nd @ 6pm, TDC 2nd Floor Fireplace Lounge

February 2017

The MC Presents: Food for Thought "Masculinity", Monday, February 3rd @ 5:30pm, TDC 2nd Floor, Suite 205G

CCC Film Series: 13th, Wednesday, February 8th @ 7pm, Brennan Hall 228

The MC Presents: "The Ins and Outs to the #BLM Movement with Mr. G. Oliver Burns", Thursday, February 9th @ 6:30pm, TDC 405

Mass with Father Mario Powell, Sunday, February 12th @ 7pm, Madonna Della Strada Chapel

UCO Slam Poet/Speaker: Vision, Wednesday, February 15th @ 7pm, Brennan Hall 228

The MC Presents "Black History Month Trivia", Saturday, February 18th @ 7pm, TDC 405

The MC Presents "Hip Hop Evolution Party", Saturday, February 18th @ 10pm, TDC Ballroom, 407A

"World Day of Social Justice" Ice Cream Social, Monday, February 20th @ 6pm, TDC 2nd Floor Fireplace Lounge

December 2016

Global Food Bazaar- December 3rd @ 10pm, DeNaples - 2nd floor fireplace lounge

November 2016

Denice Frohman Slam Poet- November 1st @ 7pm, Moskovitz Theater- 4th Floor DeNaples

Frank LittleBear- November 7th from 6:00-7:30pm, Kane Forum- ELH 235

Cross Cultural Centers- Film Series Event- November 15th @ 8pm, LSC 133

International Fashion Show- November 19th @ 9pm, DeNaples Center Ballroom

October 2016

Fair Trade Month- October

LGBT History Month- October

Indigenous People's Day- October 10th

Cross Cultural Centers-  Film Series "Dark Girls", October 18th, LSC 133

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)- October 28th @ 10pm, TDC 2nd floor

September 2016

Cross Cultural Centers- Open House, September 7th, 12-3PM, DeNaples 2nd floor

Hispanic Heritage Month- September 15th to October 15th

Cross Cultural Centers-  Picnic, September 18th, 11-1PM, Founder's Green

Cross Cultural Centers-  Film Series "Every 3 Seconds", September 20th, LSC 133

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FEBRUARY 2016

Friday, February 12th - LATE NIGHT - KEEP CAFFEINATED AND EAT CHOCOLATE
Tuesday, February 16th - JAVON JOHNSON, PH.D.SLAM POETRY PERFORMANCE
Wednesday, February 17th - JAVON JOHNSON, PH.D. POETRY WORKSHOP
Wednesday, February 17th - CANDLE LIGHT POETRY NIGHT

March 2016

Tuesday March 8, 2016 - CELEBRATION FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY- Malala Film Screening
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - TASTE OF LIFE- Film Screening
Thursday, March 31 - COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

April 2016
Thursday, April 14th - COFFEE AND CONVERSATION
Friday, April 22nd - 5th Annual HOLI Festival

May 2016

Friday, May 6 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm- 8th ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF NATIONS