Major Minorities of Residence Life

The Major Minorities of Residence Life (MMRL) is a department-led affinity group for Residence Life student staff and residents who hold marginalized identities. Led by passionate and professional staff, this group meets every other week to find community and establish space for these student staff members through connection and conversation. 

Mission statement:

We are a Residence Life group that promotes a safe and brave space for students from marginalized populations through celebrating differences, empowering those around us, and bettering ourselves and our communities. Our intent is to create an environment where there is mutual encouragement, relationship building, and engagement past the borders of our campus.

Who we are:

A Residence Life group that promotes a safe and brave space for students who live in the residence halls from marginalized populations. 

What we do:

We celebrate differences, empower those around us to better ourselves and our communities. We create an environment of mutual encouragement, relationship building and engagement in our buildings, on our campus and throughout the Fargo community.

When we meet:

Stay tuned for Fall 2021 meeting dates and times.

Who to contact:


Giovanni Escalera, Stockbridge/Niskanen Hall Director

(701) 231-3234 | giovanni.escalera@ndsu.edu  
More about Gio: First-generation, Hispanic male, from a immigrant family, uses he/him/his pronouns.

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