COLLEGEVILLE -- Friday is the grand opening for a new Multicultural Center at the College of St. Benedict.

Director of the Multicultural Center, Malik Stewart, says it is an important addition to the campus.

We wanted to create a space where international students, students of color, and LGBTQ students could feel at home. So, that's what this is.

Stewart says they have been working on the space since February.

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An open house is being held Friday afternoon.

The new center is in Murray Hall and has a large lounge, an out door area, and a projector and podium.

It will also be available to rent for events.

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