Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Learn about some of our anniversary programming that featured a combination of OMA&D and campus partner events.


50th Anniversary Signature Events


Historical Display 50th Event

Historical Display

May 1 – June 13, 2018

Allen Library (North Lobby) / Open during library hours

This visual historical display, produced in partnership with UW Libraries and Studio Matthews, immerses visitors into the story and vision of OMA&D. Check out the display at the Husky Union Building through winter quarter 2019.

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Emile Talk 50th Events

The History of OMA&D: A Talk with Emile Pitre

May 17, 2018 / Kane Hall

Longtime OMA&D staff member turned historian, Emile Pitre was a founding member of the UW Black Student Union whose calls for equity transformed the university. His talk captured the 50-year history of OMA&D.

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OMA&D Annual Events


Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture

April 13, 2018 / Kane Hall

Professor James A. Banks, known as the “father of multicultural education” presented his lecture “Civic Education for Excellence, Diversity and Inclusion: Global Perspectives.”

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Celebration Event

Celebration

May 16, 2018 / HUB Ballroom

Hosted by OMA&D and the Friends of the Educational Opportunity Program since 1971, this dinner and scholarship fundraiser recognizes the success of student scholars and the Charles E. Odegaard Award recipient.

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