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Welcome from the Board of Multicultural Student Affairs!

The Board of Multicultural Student Affairs (BMSA) is a student organization that represents a number of student clubs focused on promoting diversity, inclusion, and advocacy on campus. In order to fulfill this goal, The Board of Multicultural Student Affairs strives to serve as a channel of resources, support, leadership, and vitality. All Providence College students, inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity, orientation, nationality, citizenship status, and ability, etc. are greatly encouraged to apply.

All Providence College students, inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity, orientation, nationality, citizenship status, and ability, etc. are greatly encouraged to apply.

BMSA functions as the umbrella organization that oversees clubs such as African American Society (Afro-Am), Armenian Society, Asian American Society (Asian-Am), Circolo Italiano,  Gaelic Society,  Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS), Portuguese Alliance of Lusophone Students (PALS), Providence Immigrant Right Coalition (PIRC), Students Organized Against Racism (SOAR), International Students Organization (ISO), Motherland Dance Group, & Women Empowered (WE).

​Learn more at Language and Cultural Clubs at Providence Coll​ege​.

BMSA is advised by the Dean of Students Office & the Office of Student Activities & Cultural Programming.​​​​​​


Clubs Underneath BMSA

  • ​Afro Am​​​​
  • Armenian Society
  • Asian Am
  • Circolo​​​ Italiano
  • Gaelic Society
  • ISO
  • Motherland Dance Group
  • OLAS
  • PALS
  • SOAR
  • PIRC
  • Women Empowered​​​​