Timeline and Events

  • December 2019
    Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
  • February 2020
    Request for Proposals (RFP)
  • May 2020

    Online conference feasibility study design proposal presentations and firm selection

    • Hamilton Anderson - Detroit, MI/Moody Nolan - Columbus, OH
      HA projects include MSU’s Wells Hall; Wayne State University's School of Social Work and Welcome Center; and the Shrine of the Black Madonna Cultural Center in Detroit. MN's projects include the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Cultural, Ethnic & Gender/Women’s Studies Building; Penn State University's Paul Robeson Cultural Center; The Ohio State University's Frank W. Hale Jr. Black Cultural Center; and Vanderbilt University's Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center

    • Hanbury - Norfolk, VA
      Hanbury's projects include the University of Michigan’s Trotter Multicultural Center; Macalester College’s Culture House and Kagin Commons; Rice University’s Multicultural Center; Old Dominion University’s Global Friendship House; and the Virginia Beach African American Cultural Center. 


    The multicultural center feasibility study planning committee selected Hamilton Anderson/Moody Nolan for the study.

  • November 2020

    Multicultural Center - Community Update Session Zoom webinar

    Watch the MSU multicultural center feasibility study update of Nov. 9, 2020.

  • February 2021

    Community Engagement Zoom Session

    Watch the community engagement session of Feb. 9, 2021.

    Read the planning presentation from the Feb. 9, 2021 community engagement session.

  • April 2021

    Presentation to MSU Board of Trustees