What is the Multicultural Resource Center?
The Multicultural Resource Center, also known as MRC, is Missouri State’s multicultural center, located in the lower level of the Plaster Student Union. The MRC is free and open to all students, staff and faculty. In the MRC, there is lounge and entertainment space for students, where they can relax, commune with one another, eat, study and have access to a Smart TV. There is also a small computer lab and free printing for students.
The MRC also houses the office space of the graduate assistants of multicultural services and student staff members. With a central location in the Plaster Student Union, the MRC is the hub for student community, connection and intercultural exchange.
The Mary Jean Price Walls Multicultural Resource Center, also known as the MRC Annex, is the extension center of the Multicultural Resource Center and is located in the west basement entrance of Freudenberger House. The MRC Annex is free and open to all students, staff and faculty. The MRC also provides study space, access to a smart TV and a computer lab. Additionally, the annex also houses the LGBTQ Resource Center, a NPHC (National Panhellenic Council) resource room, and a meditation space. The annex also has a working kitchen.
Who can use the multicultural resource center?
The MRC is free and open to all students, staff and faculty.
Does the university recognize different identities and does the university celebrate these identities?
Multicultural Programming provide programming and celebrations for every student, faculty, and staff that celebrate and educate on the various identities that we all possess, and the intersectionality of those identities. We celebrate the following heritage month: September-Latinx, October-LGBTQ+ pride, November-Native and Indigenous, February-Black History, March-Womxn’s HERstory, & April-Asian.