Welcome to Multicultural Student Affairs
What’s Going On at MSA?
As always, the MSA Suite is a place for community and joy. You can find spades, music, conversation and fellowship happening in the space at any time.
MSA is located on the 4th floor of Talley Student Union in suite 4261. We are open Monday thru Friday 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
We look forward to seeing you. Please, Stop By The Suite!
Check out some upcoming events below.
NC State Powwow is this Saturday, April 1st!
Please join Multicultural Student Affairs for a time of gathering, family and celebration of Indigenous culture. NC State's 32nd Annual Powwow will consist of Native business vendors, traditional drum groups and the display of different Indigenous dance styles. This celebration is a time for not only the native community to come together but also for the NC State community to learn and engage with this rich culture.Find out more
Multicultural Graduation Registration is Open!
This year’s Multicultural Graduation will be the Thursday, May 4, 2023. Multicultural Graduation is an annual student-centered ceremony that celebrates the diversity in the graduating class. As we have supported our students during their time at NC State, we also want them to feel supported and uplifted as they go out into the world with their degrees. At NC State, this tradition allows community members to pause, reflect and be inspired. While we aim to make this an inclusive space, this event centers the journey of graduating undergraduates, master’s and doctoral students from diverse backgrounds.Find out more and register
NC State Celebrates APISSA Heritage Month March 15th through April 15th.
Asian Pacific Islander South Asian American Heritage Month celebrates the rich history, culture, and contributions of the APISAA community. Here at NC State, APISAA Heritage Month is held from March 15th – April 15th in order to ensure celebration with our community before the end of the academic school year. This year’s celebration is themed “Unity Within Diversity."Events and Details
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Mar 22, 2023
Victor Betts is committed to archiving the rich stories of our Asian and Asian American Wolfpack.
Feb 9, 2023
Lunar New Year Celebration: Hopping into the Year of the Rabbit
Read about how our Lunar New Year celebration fosters community and cultural education.
Dec 5, 2022
Mohhid Kidwai in Islamabad, Pakistan: An Enrichment Grant Blog
In this first-person account, Goodnight Scholar Mohhid Kidwai shares how an enrichment grant supported his summer 2022 internship experience in Pakistan.
Dec 5, 2022
How Can Educators Help Linguistically Diverse Students in Rural Schools?
No matter where an educator teaches, they are likely to encounter students who are multilingual, but not all educators are equipped with the skills or tools required to adequately meet the needs of these students. This is particularly true, said Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady, in rural areas where resources may be limited.
Nov 28, 2022
Meet the Artist: Isaiah Jacobs
NC State architecture student Isaiah Jacobs, a Native American who’s a member of the Lumbee tribe, does his part to promote diversity, equity and inclusion at the university.
Nov 28, 2022
Why I Chose Education: ‘Education is an Avenue to Social and Economic Mobility.’
Karrie Dixon ’97, ’03EDD was named chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in 2018. Since then, the university has turned around flagging enrollment numbers and become an economic driver in northeastern North Carolina.
Oct 31, 2022
Mariana de Andrea Pereira: A Goodnight Spotlight
Goodnight Transfer Scholar Mariana de Andrea Pereira has found a sense of connection within the Goodnight Scholars program and with the Brazilian community at NC State as she continues to develop her passion for medicine.