Over 100 alumni of color and friends of diversity gathered to celebrate UW homecoming with the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity at The Weekend, Oct. 29. Guests enjoyed tailgate festivities in The Zone before cheering on the Huskies to an exciting 42-31 Pac-12 victory over Arizona. OMA&D’s pre-game tailgate tent featured food, beverages, and… Read More
Free cupcakes and T-shirts on Red Square. Special promotions at area businesses. Everyone is invited to be part of W Day on Nov. 4, the UW’s 150th birthday! Huskies who live outside the Seattle area can post their UW memories and photos on the UW Facebook page or via the Twitter hashtag #UW150. Get the W Day details!
Dr. Gabriel E. Gallardo, associate vice president for Student Services and Academic Support Programs with the University of Washington’s Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Northwest Association of Special Programs (NASP).
Associate vice provost for faculty advancement and Russell F. Stark University Professor, Dr. Fraga was named on the 100 most influential Hispanics in the nation according to the publication’s Oct. 18 edition. Read more…
University of Washington students, faculty, staff, and alumni came together to break ground on the new Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity’s Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Representatives from the student legacy groups involved in the founding of the original ECC in 1972 participated in the ceremonial “dig.” Those groups included… Read More
Members of the campus community are invited to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 5 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the ECC construction site located at the corner of Brooklyn Ave NE and NE 40th Street. A… Read More
Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, University of Washington Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity, was named one of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Women of Influence for 2011, the publication announced Oct. 5. Dr. Edwards Lange is one of 15 local leaders who will be honored at a special event to be… Read More
Attention freshmen and sophomores affiliated with OMA&D student services! Now is the time gather your friends to participate in the fall quarter S.M.A.R.T. Challenge for a chance to become OMA&D’s Academic Dream Team! Register your team of 4-5 students by Oct. 12. The challenge begins on Oct. 17. The purpose of the S.M.A.R.T. (Scholarly, Meritorious… Read More
The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) has received a new $3.96 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) that have served low-income middle and high school students in the Skagit and Yakima Valley regions of Washington… Read More
UW Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange participated in the ceremonial first pitch on Dawg Daze Night at Safeco Field, Wednesday, by throwing a strike to senior David Bahr. Joining Dr. Edwards Lange and Bahr on the field during the first pitch ceremony were First-Year Programs Director… Read More