We believe in the power and potential of a diverse, multicultural campus community.
The Multicultural Student Services Center is dedicated to providing a space where you feel welcome; where you can take part in the conversations that challenge and connect us; and where you can find out about opportunities that will help you thrive at URI. We want to empower you to make your voice heard and make your mark–on the University and the world.
We’re glad you’re here.
Blue Table Talk Wins NASPA Regional Award
In November 2022, Aysha Moreino (Coordinator, Multicultural Student Services Center) Manuela Vadis (Coordinator, Gender and Sexuality Center) Alexis Monteiro & Sean Wilder (Community Equity and Diversity) received the NASPA Region 1 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion award for their Blue Table Talk Series. Congratulations!
- Jean Nsabumuremyi named new director of the Multicultural Student Services Center - The University of Rhode Island has named Jean Nsabumuremyi, director of Idaho State University’s TRIO Educational Opportunity Center, as the new director of the Multicultural Student Services Center.
- URI honors Professor Vanessa Quainoo, students, faculty, staff for extraordinary efforts to foster diversity and inclusivity - On May 11, 2021 the University honored Professor Vanessa Wynder Quainoo for her lifelong commitment to diversity and inclusion, along with six community members and two organizations as part of its annual Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Awards Ceremony.
- URI student leaders honored with 32nd annual Rainville Awards - On June 1, 2020, the University honored three undergraduate student leaders and one student organization as part of its 32nd annual A. Robert Rainville Leadership Awards.