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

Area of study / major/minor: Finance

Favorite quote: "Showing off is the fool's idea of glory"

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

What motivates me is the Ability to be able to connect people. To bring the young with the old and have them work with one another - to find friends in  those above you and  view them as equals

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

I am passionate about the BLM movements and the animal right movement.


Omolola Adetola, Class of 2023, Student Staff

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Gabriel Gomez-Tirado, Class of 2023, Student Staff

Area of study / major/minor: Graduate Student - Sociology

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.


Luis Vasquez, Class of 2023, Student Staff

Area of study / major/minor: Graduate Student - Counseling and Human Services

Favorite quotes: "Without education you're not going anywhere in this world"- Malcom X

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

I want to work in the multicultural center because it has given me a second home on campus. It fosters community and I want to reciprocate that and share this community with others.

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

I am really interested in learning more about the Asian and Asian American struggle.


Paul Amara, Class of 2023, Student Staff

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If you are interested in working at the Multicultural Center and you qualify for Federal Work Study or you want to volunteer, please stop by DeNaples Center, Suite 205G or email us about position opennings and opportunities to get involved at multicultural@scranton.edu! 


Past Multicultural Center Student Staff

2020-2021

2019-2020

2018-2019

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016