The Multicultural Club aims to represent the diverse RU international
student body and bridge the gap between international and American
students. The club strives to encourage the participation of
international students in campus wide programs, activities, and issues.
The MC promotes the sharing of diverse perspectives, both domestic and
international, and strives to help internationalize the RU community.
Provide opportunities for its members to learn
and experience aspects of various cultures of the United States of America and
- Educate the students at Rockford University
and the Greater Rockford community about various cultures of the United States
and other countries.
- Foster awareness on campus and in the general
community on the multi-ethnic composition of the population at Rockford University.
- Foster appreciation at Rockford University
and in the community of the different cultures, nationalities, ethnic groups,
and languages of the United States and other countries.
The Signature Chef’s Auction – Service event- Our
students participated with the March of Dimes for Babies
International Education week (done annually each
International Showcase participation with Rock
Attended outings to Chicago, Detroit and
Wisconsin with the RVC Multicultural Club
- Highlighted Cinco de Mayo on campus
International food Festival – (done annually each
International day of Peace – This Annual event is taking
place at the Keeling Puri Peace Plaza. This event highlights the efforts around
the city that celebrates peace, a renewed respect for others by choosing
activities for Rockford’s children through music and special activities
designed to promote an understanding of other cultures and countries.
Unlearn Racism Week: The week will feature events
that draw awareness to the unlearning racism both domestically and around the
world. This will be done through media, informational talks and activities that
include Culture Game Night, Ethnic Caucusing and "What Stands Between Us”
conversations, all taking place on campus that week. Information will include
"Cultural Firsts” in America form African-Americans, Asian-American’s,
Muslim-American, Hispanic Americans and European-Americans as well.
Documentaries, Movie Nights and featured speakers will be announced soon!
International Education Week: Our theme is "Taking the
opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange
worldwide”. Taken from the National theme, our Goal is to inform everyone of
the great opportunities there are to study abroad and to learn of other cultures
right here on our campus. Look for Global Community Hours each day that week, a
study abroad fair, and workshops that will inform, education and excite the
Meetings: Mondays at 12:00 p.m.
President: Mariana Rosas