Blends of Traditional Heritages (B.O.T.H.)

BOTH is a drop-in discussion group centering the experiences of students of biracial or multiracial backgrounds. Members of BOTH exchange opinions, offer support, and learn from each other's perspective of the biracial/multiracial experience.

B.O.T.H. StudentsA Biracial Discussion Group at Penn State

BOTH are open to all students regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, or any other protected class.

Our Goal

Members of B.O.T.H. enjoy the supportive environment and openness of members in exchanging opinions, offering support, and learning from each other's perspective of the biracial/multiracial experience. Some of the group activities include viewing documentaries and films, taking part in activities that promote conversations about contemporary topics or current events and socializing. Information disclosed during these private meetings is considered confidential.

Blends of Traditional Heritages meets biweekly. Fall 2023 meeting dates will be announced soon.

Contact Information

If you would like more information about the BOTH, please contact:

Dr. Melissa Landrau Vega
Multicultural Resource Center
220 Grange Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 865-1773
[Instagram symbol] @mrcpennstate