November 7, 2012
Herb Bridge, ’47, is the first recipient of the new Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award to be presented at the UW Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11. Nominated for the award by OMA&D and a supporter of diversity at the UW, Bridge is being honored for his commitment to public service and philanthropy in addition to…
October 31, 2012
The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) received a new Upward Bound Math-Science (UBMS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Federal TRiO Programs.
October 27, 2012
Alumni of color and friends gathered to celebrate UW Homecoming with the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity at the Purple & Gold Tailgate at Safeco Field, Oct. 27. Guests enjoyed food and beverages, along with the opportunity to mingle with other alumni and friends of all ages. Former Husky football greats Mario Bailey, Sonny…
October 26, 2012
University of Washington freshman and former Educational Talent Search (ETS) student My Ta was named a 2012 recipient of the Friends of the Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Programs (NAEOP) Scholastic Achievement Award.
October 22, 2012
UW staff members packed the Lyceum Room in the new Husky Union Building to sample cuisine and network with small, local and diverse caters at the fifth annual UW Business Diversity Program Catering Event, Oct. 16. The event allows UW staff from various departments across campus to learn about potential catering options for future events….
October 12, 2012
Show your Purple Pride and join Huskies on campus, online and in the community to celebrate the UW’s birthday. Stop by Red Square between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, for live music, giveaways and more. Check out the W Day website for details.
October 5, 2012
OMA&D’s annual orientation, held in conjunction with UW Dawg Daze, welcomed hundreds of new students and their families to the UW, Sept. 21, at the HUB. The event provided opportunities to learn about campus and community resources and connect with current students, OMA&D staff, faculty of color and UW administrators. View photo gallery.
October 4, 2012
Read about the latest news and information on OMA&D programs, faculty, staff, students and alumni. This edition features new and recently tenured faculty, Educational Talent Search alumna Alyssa Moore and the Diversity Award for Community Building recipient Seattle Fandango Project. Read more…
October 2, 2012
Fall quarter is an exciting time on campus as returning students reunite and new students get acclimated to college life. In addition to Homecoming being just around the corner, there are upcoming events which will offer opportunities for our alumni and friends to remain engaged. We hope to see many of you in the months…
September 26, 2012
If anyone can understand the benefit of a college readiness program like OMA&D’s Educational Talent Search (ETS), it’s Alyssa Moore. The 2012 UW graduate was involved in the program for 10 years, first as a recipient of its services and then as a work study employee who helped others like herself prepare for higher education.
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