ECC Hosts 7th Annual Women of Color Reception

ECC Hosts 7th Annual Women of Color Reception

The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity’s Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC), along with Housing and Food Services and the Women’s Center, hosted the seventh annual Women of Color Reception on Wednesday, March 3, in the Walker-Ames Room at Kane Hall. UW women’s basketball coach Tia Jackson served as the keynote speaker for the event entitled… Read More


Diversifying Our Professional Workforce Speaker Series

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U.S. District Court Judge Richard Jones and lawyers Constance Proctor and Daniel Gandara participated in the Law and Justice expert panel, Feb. 24. Read more…


EOP Students Honored At Winter Recognition Reception

EOP Students Honored At Winter Recognition Reception

The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) held its 2010 Winter Recognition Reception on Thurs., Feb. 11, at Kane Hall to honor the efforts of outstanding Education Opportunity Program (EOP) students who achieved high academic success in their first quarter at UW. The event included the presentation of several awards to students based on… Read More


Fourth Annual African Heritage Unity Celebration

Event leaders and special guests led the singing of the  Black National and African National Anthem.

The UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) participated in the fourth annual African Heritage Unity Celebration held at Seattle Central Community College, Sat., Feb. 6. The event served as a celebration of African cultural heritage and allowed participants to share in community resources. Many different exhibitors, including representatives from OMA&D, were on hand… Read More


OMA&D Participates In Husky Promise Tour

OMA&D Participates In Husky Promise Tour

Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity Sheila Edwards Lange was one of several UW leaders who took part in the Husky Promise Student/Leadership Tour, Jan. 25 through Feb. 16. UW administrators and students traveled across the state to raise awareness of Husky Promise which guarantees that financial challenges will not stand… Read More


MLK Day of Service 2010

MLK Day of Service 2010

January 15 marked the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King promoted tolerance, equality and opportunity, and his legacy exemplified service and learning as cornerstones to the peaceful coexistence of people from all walks of life. To honor Dr. King’s legacy, the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) partnered with the UW… Read More


The Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture

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The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity is currently soliciting applications for the 2010 Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series. All University of Washington faculty members are eligible for nomination. The lecture is scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 2010 and carries an honorarium of $1500. Read more…


2009 Champions of Diversity Award Winners Honored

2009 Champions of Diversity Award Winners Honored

One-hundred area high school students were honored at the 2009 Champions of Diversity Awards Ceremony held Dec. 1, at Skagit Valley College. Among the 500 community members in attendance was University of Washington Vice President for Minority Affairs Sheila Edwards Lange who presented the UW Champions of Diversity Scholarship awards. The event recognized young adults… Read More


Educational Opportunity Program Receives $25,000 Grant

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The Seattle Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently approved a grant of $25,000 to support the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) Educational Opportunity Program. The grant is paid from the Bladin and Lou Family Advised Fund, Helen G. Van Waters Fund, Helen Mae Hostetter Foundation, Rodney S. and Caroline A. White Fund, and The… Read More


The Weekend 2009

The Weekend 2009

The inaugural series of homecoming events for alumni of color and friends of diversity was a great success.