Tennessee State University Opens a New Multicultural Center

Tennessee State University in Nashville recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Multicultural Center. The 4,738-square-foot facility is located in Goodwill Manor, which formerly was the home of the university’s president.

President Portia Shields (left) and colleagues open the Multicultural Center.

The new center has exhibits featuring many of the world’s peoples and cultures. In addition, there are reading rooms, offices, and training facilities. At the ceremony opening the new center, Tennessee State University President Portia Shields stated, “This Center provides an opportunity for students from different parts of the world and cultures to engage each other as a way of sharing ideas and learning about their different practices and traditions.”

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