Del Rosario To Receive 2011 Diversity Award for Community Building

Del Rosario To Receive 2011 Diversity Award for Community Building

Cynthia del Rosario (’94, ’96), director for Graduate Minority Recruitment and Retention at the UW Information School, has been named the recipient of the 2011 University of Washington Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity Community Building Award. The award will be presented at the Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) Bridging the Gap… Read More


UW Business Diversity Program Hosts Annual Catering Event

UW Business Diversity Program Hosts Annual Catering Event

Approximately 200 University of Washington faculty and staff members attended the fourth annual UW Business Diversity Connections Catering Event held in Kane Hall, Wednesday, August 10. This annual event serves a way for staff members from various departments to learn about potential catering options for future events. It includes time to network with the caterers… Read More


UW’s Veronica Quintero Crowned Miss Seafair

UW’s Veronica Quintero Crowned Miss Seafair

University of Washington student and College Assistance Migrant Program peer mentor Veronica Quintero was named Miss Seafair 2011 in a coronation ceremony in Seattle on Sat., July 30. The 62nd annual honor is a part of the Seafair Scholarship Program for Women which gives young women the opportunity to celebrate the diversity of the Puget… Read More


OMA&D Web Site Launches Student Blog

OMA&D Web Site Launches Student Blog

The new page debuts with entries from students participating in OMA&D-affiliated study abroad programs in Barbados and Ghana. Be sure to check the blog frequently for updates throughout the summer. Read more…


UW Students Competing for Title of Miss Seafair

UW Students Competing for Title of Miss Seafair

Several UW students, including College Assistance Migrant Program peer mentor Veronica Quintero, are participating in the 2011 Seafair Scholarship Program for Women. A communication major who recently completed her second-year at UW, Quintero (Mattawa, Wash.) was crowned Miss Hispanic Seafair on May 21. She will represent the Hispanic community in the competition which culminates with… Read More


Register Today for the 2011 Alumni Soirée

Register Today for the 2011 Alumni Soirée

Alumni of color and friends of diversity are invited to join OMA&D, as well as several campus sponsors and partners, for an evening of celebration, networking, great food, and music at the The Landing on Friday, August 12. Read more… 


UW State GEAR UP’s College Planning Series Reaches Out to Students, Parents

UW State GEAR UP’s College Planning Series Reaches Out to Students, Parents

As part of the continued mission of preparing low-income students for entering and succeeding in post-secondary education, the University of Washington State GEAR UP Project offered a College Planning Series over the course of the year that included regional workshops on college applications, scholarships, and the transition to life after high school for seniors in… Read More


MAP Scholarship Applications Now Available

MAP Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications for 2011 University of Washington Alumni Association (UWAA) Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) student scholarships are available and will be accepted until August 1. MAP awards scholarships to deserving UW students who need financial assistance to assist with their progress toward a degree at the UW. Funding for these scholarships comes from contributions from UW… Read More


Washington MESA Hosts National Engineering Design Challenge June 24-26

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Middle and high school student delegates representing eight states will converge in the greater Seattle area to compete in the 2011 MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) USA National Engineering Design Challenge, Fri., June 24, through Sun., June 26. The event is hosted by Washington MESA, a statewide STEM program that builds a pathway to college… Read More


Community Academic Mentorship Programs Celebrate Successful Year

Community Academic Mentorship Programs Celebrate Successful Year

Forty-five students involved in the four OMA&D-funded Community Academic Mentorship Programs for Underrepresented Students (C.A.M.P.U.S.) gathered to commemorate the end of a successful school year with a dinner celebration in Seattle on Thursday, June 2. Following dinner, program mentors recognized their mentees for academic achievements. Professor Rick Bonus, faculty director for the mentorship programs, shared… Read More