Multifaith Leadership Council

Students promoting interfaith leadership, learning, and cooperation

 

Ryan Prichard '19, Christianity-Evangelical

Ryan Prichard

Hello, my name is Ryan Prichard and I'm a Senior majoring in Religion and Classics, with a Studio Arts minor. I am a member of the Multifaith Leadership Council because my Christian faith compels me to love and serve those around me. I'm excited to see the opportunities for religious expression grow to meet the needs of Gustavus' diverse student body.

Huyen Nguyen '18, Christianity-Catholic

Huyen Nguyen

Hello my name is Huyen Nguyen and I am a senior Statistics and Financial Economics major. I am a member of the Multifaith Leadership Council because I want to meet of people from different religions and spiritual pursuits, to share experiences, and to gain different perspectives. I hope to see more cooperative and constructive interaction between people from different religious backgrounds being promoted at Gustavus.

Saad Tariq '19, Islam
Saad Tariq

Hello my name is Saad Tariq and I am a junior Physics major and a Math and Religion minor. I am a member of the Multifaith Leadership Council because it gives me the opportunity to communicate the beautiful message of my religion Islam to my peers and learn about other people's religions and spirituality in the process. I hope to contribute to foster an environment on campus where people seek to learn how different people find their way to God and appreciate their similarities.

Matt Ouren '19, Christianity (ELCA)

Matt Ouren

Hello my name is Matt Ouren and I am a junior Communication Studies major and Religion minor. I am a member of the Multifaith Leadership Council because Christ calls me to love and I believe understanding and respecting each other are important steps towards love. This coming year I hope Gustavus can build upon momentum started by opening the new Multifaith center to reach a larger number of students with this message of understating and respect as a step toward love.

Rachel Belvedere '20, Christianity

Rachel Belvedere

Hello my name is Rachel Belvedere and I am a sophomore studying Environmental Studies and Religion. I am a member of the Multifaith Leadership Council because the most basic principle of my Christian faith tradition is love and I believe this love extends to all people from all backgrounds. I am hopeful that with the new Bonnier Multifaith Center, all Gusties are able to practice their own tradition and better understand and appreciate the traditions of others. 

Prabu Singh '19, Sikhism 

Prabu Singh

Hello my name is Prabhjot Singh and I am a junior Art and Biology Major. I am a member of the Multifaith Leadership Council because as a person of Sikh faith, I want to encourage diversity, acceptance, and support for anyone and everyone on campus. I hope Gustavus is able to reach out to more students on campus about the exploration of faith.

Greta Engen '18, Christianity-Catholic

Greta EngenHello my name is Greta Engen and I am a senior Biology and Religion major. I am a member of the Multifaith Leadership Council because being Catholic has shaped my life in many ways, and I feel we could all benefit in seeing how the faiths of others shape their lives. This year, I hope MLC can enhance the interfaith dialogue and understanding that the Gustavus community is already striving for.

Josh Weisenfeld '19, Judaism

Josh Weisenfeld

Hello my name is Joshua Weisenfeld and I am a senior Physics and English double major. I am a member of the Multifaith Leadership Council because, as a part of the Jewish community here in St. Peter, I feel as though the work done by the Multifaith Lodge helps other Jews feel as welcome as I do at Gustavus. I personally hope that over the next year we are able to help bring discussion through the eyes of understanding and religious identity to current issues that effect underrepresented members of our religious community.

Mahrukh Khurram '19

mahrukhHello, my name is Mahrukh Khurram and I am a Financial Economics major. I am a member of Multifaith Leadership Council because it gives me an opportunity to learn about different perspectives which helps me deepen my understanding about others and myself. I hope to contribute to create a more religiously aware and socially active campus.