Multicultural Events and Community Resources

The Office of Multicultural Student Engagement leads co-curricular programs that link issues of diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, social justice, intersectionality, and globalization to holistic student development.

Check the University calendar to get updates on programs and events held by the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement. You can also follow us on Instagram to receive information! If there is an event or program you’d like to see on campus, please email


Multicultural Student Welcome Reception

Held each fall, the Multicultural Student Welcome Reception is an opportunity for the entire Rivier campus community to get together and start the new year off on a positive note. All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend and connect with others.

“Let’s Talk About …” Series

This monthly series provides you the opportunity to connect with others and discuss relevant topics like inclusion at Rivier, trending news stories (local, national and global), and more!

Heritage and Identity Months

MSE events celebrate and educate the Rivier community about various identities and communities. Events are timed to coincide with the national calendar.

  • Sept. 15-Oct.15: Latinx Heritage Month
  • October: Accessibility Awareness Month, LGBTQ History Month
  • November: Indigenous Heritage Month
  • February: Black History Month
  • March: Women’s History Month
  • April: Asian Pacific Islander History Month

Get Involved in the Community

Take advantage of opportunities to serve in the greater Nashua Community.

C.O.R.E – Community Outreach and Resource Education Center

  • Faith-based agency provides programs and food to those in need.
  • Address: 68B West Hollis St., Nashua, NH
  • Opportunities: Help unpack food van, prepare food baskets, and provide assistance in various programs
  • Days/Times: Tuesday mornings and at various other times
  • Contact: Michelle Soucy – (603) 566-2185

New Fellowship Baptist Church Clothes Closet

  • Thrift shop that offers gently used clothes, shoes, furniture, and other household items for purchase or free to those in need.
  • Address: 68D West Hollis St., Nashua, NH
  • Opportunities: Unpack bags; sort, fold, and pick up donations
  • Days/Times: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; hours vary
  • Contact: Michelle Soucy – (603) 566-2185


Office of Multicultural Student Engagement