Welcome to the Multicultural Resource Center

The Multicultural Resource Center is the hub for all groups at Amherst College that promote understanding of different cultural aspects present in our community. It acts as a communication and activities hub, located in the Campus Center.

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Director: Mariana Cruz 
Phone: (413) 542-5372  Fax: (413) 542-5371 
Email: mrc@amherst.edu

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Alums Using Social Media to Support Amherst

Kristen Spargo, director of advancement communications at Amherst College, spoke to The Republican (Springfield, MA) of the success the college has had using social media such as Facebook and Twitter for fundraising. Amherst has advertised its annual appeal on Facebook since 2010. “Almost 700 alumni have clicked through to our giving webpage,” she said. Read more here.

Guidelines for Social Media at Amherst College

These guidelines are intended to help Amherst College faculty and staff who want to create and manage social media presences as College representatives, either as individual professionals or on behalf of their academic or administrative departments.

Defining "Friend"

The Facebook Effect, by David Kirkpatrick ’75 (Simon & Schuster)

Reviewed by Rebecca A. Binder ’02

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