The Multicultural Center is located on South Campus along the DMZ. It is behind Rothermel Hall next to Schuylkill Hall. You can access it by vehicle via South Campus Drive.
To find the Multicultural Center on several versions of campus maps, click here.
Multicultural Center Staff:
Director, Ms. Rhonda Branford: The Director of Multicultural Student Services is responsible for the overall administration of Multicultural Services with a focus on enhancing the multicultural experience of the campus community. Her administrative functions include budget management, program authorization, supervision, policy making, and hiring. She sees students by appointment and/or walk-ins. She also facilitates classroom presentations, upon request.
Operations Manager and Receptionist, Mrs. Jeann Cengeri: The Operations Manager and Receptionist oversees the room reservation process, schedules, and technical setups for programs sponsored by the department and other campus organizations and departments. She supervises student workers and assists with the training of workers. She also processes all paperwork associated with expenses for programs, office supplies, travel, etc., which include processing travel forms, placing orders, and processing purchase requisitions. She maintains the library at the center and updates the website as needed.
Although team work is essential for most projects and duties, both of the graduate assistants is assigned some distinct responsibilities.
Amanda DeAngeles: Specializes in researching new initiatives and projects. The graduate assistant works on the college awareness project, GAP, and assists with business operations such as policy review and record keeping. Some of her other projects include the "Women Who Inspire" booklet. Determining any special projects that may require collaboration with other departments are also a part of her job as well tallying surveys from events and workshops.
Bailey Tobias: Specializes in public relations and program planning. The graduate assistant works on updating the Multicultural Facebook page, creating monthly socials, designing promotional fliers and brochures, posting events on Bear Essentials, and creating public service announcements.
Cameo Pritchett: Specializes in leadership development and works closely with student groups on organization and planning skills. He is responsible for planning and implementing the leadership retreat(s)/activities and facilitating the All Organization Executive meetings and other programs.
Student Workers play a significant role in the Multicultural Center and are valued members of the Center Team. Their responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Assist staff and fellow students with utilizing the Center resources
- Serve as primary staff during evening hours
- Serve as guardians of the Center and its contents
Current workers are: