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    • BSU: honors 2013
    • OMCA at Junior Open House March 2013
    • BSU: Black Carpet March 2013

Multicultural Student Organizations

    • Black Student Union: BAM Leadership Training 2013
    • Photo Credit: OMCA
    • Asian Cultural Society: BAM Leadership Training 2013
    • Photo Credit: OMCA
    • BSU: honors 2013
    • Shawn Jenkins, Dean Trachte, Donnell Butler,  & Chyann Starks

    • Photo Credit: OMCA
    • Asian Cultural Society: Japan Reflections
    • Asian Cultural Society- Asian Awareness Month April 2012

    • Photo Credit: OMCA
    • BSU: Black Carpet March 2013
    • 2013 BSU Execs with Tony Ross at the Black Carpet Formal — with Darrius Moore, Isaiah Cromwell, Keiran Miller, Alia Allen, Zach Adams, Tony Ross, Efrain A. Nunez and Cayla Young at F&M.

    • Photo Credit: OMCA
    • OMCA at Junior Open House March 2013
    • Li Juan Chen, Dean Coleman & Lili Shainis

    • Photo Credit: OMCA
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    • OMCA Awards
    • Aime Silfa & Megan Brown -April 2011

    • Photo Credit: omca
    • MLK Day of Service 2012
    • Photo from MLK Day of Service 2012

    • Photo Credit: Xay ChongTua
    • BSU going to the movies
    • Isaiah Cromwell -- April 2012

    • Photo Credit: OMCA
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    •  Asian Cultural Society MOON Festival 2009 Celebration

    • Photo Credit: OMCA
    • Gray Scholars
    • Gray Scholars -- Common Hour April 2012

    • Photo Credit: OMCA
    • BSU: Black Carpet Formal 2013 with Honorees
    • Isaiah Cromwell, Alia Allen, Cayla Young, Darrius Moore, Keiran Miller, Shawn Jenkins, Zach Adams, Kent Trachte, Efrain A. Nunez, Chyann Starks and Donnell Butler at F&M.

    • Photo Credit: OMCA
    • MGL Spring 2010 End of Semester Dinner
    •  MGL Spring 2010 End of Semester Dinner Senior Picture: 

      Debbie Galardo, Samara Valentine, Raysa Rivera, Vivian Diaz, Alejandra Fernandez, Alison Goldberg, Stephanie Vargas, Victor Cabello

    • Photo Credit: OMCA, MGL
    • Gray Scholars
    • Gray Scholars -- Common Hour April 2012

    • Photo Credit: OMCA
    • African Alumni Association Breakfast Graduation Day May 2010
    • African Alumni Association Breakfast Graduation Day May 2010. Alumni and 2010 Graduates

    • Photo Credit: OMCA2010
    • Raysa & Ishmel 2010 Spring
    • Raysa Rivera & Ishmel Buckner enjoying Vietnamese Crepe during Asian Awareness Month Dinner in Dining Hall Spring 2010.

    • Photo Credit: omca
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    • Involvement Fair
    • Involvement Fair 2011 candid shot 

    • Photo Credit: club council, omca
    • F&M MASCOTS: Ben & John
    •  Franklin & Marshall College Mascots Homecoming 2009. Benjamin Franklin & John Marshall

    • Photo Credit: OMCA2009
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    • Involvement Fair 2011
    • IWOC at the Involvement Fair 2011 

    • Photo Credit: club council, omca
    • Club Council Board 2011 Spring
    • Photo Credit: club council, omca
    • bridgett award
    • Antony L. Mahn '65 (standing) greets Sydney Bridgett '51 after receiving the Sydney Bridgett '51 Award Oct. 20 at F&M's African American Alumni Council Breakfast. Mahn was one of five recipients of the award, presented to F&M alumni of African descent for outstanding achievement in a chosen profession or endeavor. The honor is named for Bridgett, a dedicated F&M alumnus who was the second African American graduate of the College, served as a civilian employee of the U.S. Air Force and went on to a distinguished career as an educator in the Lancaster area. Applauding in the background are F&M President Daniel R. Porterfield (left) and Chair of the African American Alumni Council Tony Ross '91 (right), who bestowed the award. (Photo by Nick Gould)

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OMCA works closely with many student clubs, groups, and organizations. We are a resource, support, and advocate for the F&M community.

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F&M is an extremely fortunate institution with a variety of clubs and groups on campus.

 
AfroCaribe- The African & Caribbean Club

The Club is dedicated towards celebrating and sustaining African and Caribbean cultures on by way of discussions, cultural celebrations, food, etc. In otherwords, we just like to chill - the way it should be done!

African Dance Troupe

The African Dance Troupe teaches dance originating in various parts of Africa. In addition, they learn about the meaning of the dances and in what context they were originally performed. Dancers have the option of performing in the Dance concert or other community events

German Club

Through various cultural events, the German Club increases awareness of German culture and holidays on F&M campus. We do this by organizing campus-wide events as well as sponsoring smaller events that bring together the German-speaking community on campus

IMPACT

IMPACT fosters the intellectual and personal growth of multicultural males on campus. We are a brotherhood founded on success, commradery, and leadership. Their email address is impact@fandm.edu

I-Club (International Club)

The International Club provides a resource center and promotes the exchange of ideas between foreign and American students. It sponsors a variety of activities aiming at fostering a friendly and informal atmosphere of exchange on campus. 

LGBTA-Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgendered and Allies

Come visit the Allies Resource Center(ARC) located basement of Steinman College Center. The ARC has various books, magazines, films and documentaries, and pamphlets related to sexuality and gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender issues. is the ARC Coordinator can help you with any questions you might have.

Sangam

Sangam has been actively involved in promoting South Asian culture and heritage at F & M. It celebrates south asian festivals like Diwali (an Indian festival of lights), Eid, Holi/Basant and a host of others. The club also organizes trips to various places like temples, indian restuarants, other campuses, south asian conferences, etc. Movies are also shown twice a week which attracts a large audience. The club is open to all and welcomes people from diverse communities. 

S.I.S.T.E.R.S

S.I.S.T.E.R.S provides support for women of all backgrounds and ethnicities to form one sisterhood of thoughtful analytical, well-rounded women who are motivated to produce the change they want to see. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at sisters@fandm.edu.
 

Directory of F&M student clubs/organizations click here or copy and paste this address to your browser: http://www.fandm.edu/directory/clubs

OMCA advises three student organizations on campus

Asian Cultural Society: ACS

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The Asian Cultural Society spreads awareness about Asian culture. They plan yearly events allowing students to sample various Asian delicaies and expose students to traditional and contemporary Asian customs. Students from all backgrounds are welcome to join.

For a current list of exec officers, contact ACS or check their Facebook Group. 

  • ACS MEETING TIME: Every Monday Night 7p.m.
  • Location, Asian Cultural Center and meetings, 625 College Ave.
  • E-mail address:
  • Visit the Facebook Group

 

Black Student Union: BSU


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Black Student Union meets the need for stronger coordination and organization of academic, cultural, political and social activities of black students. It recognizes the many aspects that influence their lives and aims to create an organization that has the right to formulate policies and demonstrate the concerns of black students.

For a current list of exec officers, contact BSU or check their Facebook Group. 

  • BSU MEETING TIME: Every Monday, 6pm
  • Location: Black Cultural Center 615 College Ave.
  • E-mail address:
  • Visit the Facebook Group

Mi Gente Latina: MGL


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Mi Gente Latina gives the students at Franklin and Marshall a taste of Latino culture through speakers, dances, and fashions organized by MGL. Mi Gente also strives to spread knowledge about Latinos as they work on implementing a Latino Studies major here at F&M.

For a current list of exec officers, contact MGL or check their Facebook Group. 

MGL General Meeting Time: Every Tuesday, 7:30p.m. 615 College Ave

  • Location: Latino Cultural Center 625 College Ave
  • General Meetings-- Tuesday @ 7:30p.m. 615 College Ave, Black Cultural Center
  • E-mail address:
  • Visit our Facebook Group

Updated: 2013