Meet the Multicultural Center Staff

Jose Sanchez - Staff Photo

José Sanchéz, Assistant Director of the Cross Cultural Centers

José's primary responsibility is to oversee the Multicultural Center. He started at The University of Scranton in July 2016. Previously, he served as the Associate Director of Residence Life and Intercultural Community and Engagement at Susquehanna University. José brings a breadth of experience with residence life and housing, mentoring and advising social and cultural student organizations, as well as, Latino and African American based organizations. He received his Master's Degree in in Student Affairs and Diversity at Binghamton University.


Tiannah Adams, Class 2022, Student Staff

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Branden Gual, Class of 2022, Student Staff

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Aman Kaur, Class of 2021, Student Staff

Area of study / major/minor: Nursing

Favorite quote: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”

 Why do you work in the Cross Cultural Centers - Multicultural Center / what motivates you to do this work? To immerse myself un the community and gain an understanding of different perspectives.

 

The Social Movement you are passionate about or would like to learn more about?: I’m passionate about understanding issues pertaining to racial and class equity.


Gabriel Gomez-Tirado, Class of 2023, Student Staff

Area of study / major/minor: Graduate Student - Finance and Spanish

Favorite quotes: “Nobody's free until everybody's free" - Fannie Lou Hamer

Why do you work in the Cross Cultural Centers - Multicultural Center / what motivates you to do this work?

I'm working at the Multicultural Center because of my interest in seeking social equity and spreading awareness about the social problems that marginalized communities face and I feel like working here will allow me to follow that passion of mine while at Scranton. 

The Social Movement you are passionate about or would like to learn more about?:

I am passionate about finding ways to prevent gentrification and seeking social equity for people of color from low income communities.


Arielle Contrera, Class of 2023, Student Staff

Area of study / major/minor: Graduate Student -Business Administration

Favorite quotes: "Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls." -Maya Angelou 

Why do you work in the Cross Cultural Centers - Multicultural Center / what motivates you to do this work?

I'm involved in the Multicultural Center because I want to contribute to their goal of creating a safe space on campus for students, especially POC. 

The Social Movement you are passionate about or would like to learn more about?:

I am most passionate about the effects of Racism in today's society and how it has evolved and become more "micro".