Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Student Scholar Group - Celebration 2014

OMA&D Celebrates Student Success and Champions of Diversity

Odegaard Award recipient Denny Hurtado and an amazing group of student scholars were recognized at EOP Celebration, May 22.

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“No Longer Invisible: In Their Own Words”

“No Longer Invisible: In Their Own Words”

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students, staff and faculty shared their personal stories in this special series to commemorate AAPI Heritage Month in May.

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Mark Bennett in front of Suzzallo Library

MESA Helps Mark Bennett Overcome the Odds

From homeless youth to math major, Bennett received support to pursue higher education thanks to the MESA Community College Program.

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Colleen Fukui-Sketchley speaking at podium

Q&A with Colleen Fukui-Sketchley, '94

A proud alumna and incredible supporter of OMA&D, Fukui-Sketchley reflects on her time as a UW student and what inspires her to give back.

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Featured Stories

  • 2014 GEAR UP EDI Student Leadership Camp

    August 29, 2014

    GEAR UP EDI Summer Programs Help Students Succeed in College

    Just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean that educators and students stop learning. That was especially true for those who attended the recent events sponsored by the GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative (EDI) at the University of Washington.

  • Therese Mar

    August 14, 2014

    Therese Mar, Robin Neal Selected to Lead the IC, EOP

    Longtime OMA&D staff members Therese Mar and Robin Neal were recently appointed to serve as directors of the Instructional Center (IC) and Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), respectively.

  • 2014 Ambassadors Graduation Thumbnail

    June 23, 2014

    Class of 2014 Boasts Stellar Group of OMA&D Ambassadors

    They studied abroad in more than five countries, held internships at some of the nation’s top companies, conducted research around the globe, and provided campus tours and student panels to more than 1,000 pre-college students.

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