Greetings alumni and friends, Welcome to the inaugural issue of the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity E-newsletter. Read more…
The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) hosted an evening with Luis Alberto Urrea, author of the University of Washington common book, The Devil’s Highway on Thursday, October 23, 2008. The evening consisted of an informal discussion, in which student’s questions were answered, followed by an autograph session, and a reception. Born in Tijuana,… Read More
On Saturday September 14, 2008, University of Washington representatives from the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, showed their school pride at the annual Seattle Fiestas Patrias Parade. Las Fiestas Patrias or “Patriotic Holidays” is the celebration of independence of Latin American countries from colonial rule. This celebration is very similar to the Fourth of… Read More
On Friday, September 19, 2008 the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity hosted its 5th annual Welcome Daze. The OMA&D offers Welcome Daze to incoming students and families in conjunction with the University of Washington’s Dawg Daze as a way to inform them of campus resources and to connect them with other incoming freshmen and… Read More
The University of Washington’s Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity hosted its second annual Eastern Washington Scholars Reception on Friday, August 22, 2008, at the Yakima Valley Museum. This event recognized and honored incoming freshmen along with their families for their hard work and dedication which led to the obtainment of academic scholarships. Each of… Read More
On July 30, 2008 the UW Business Diversity Program hosted its first annual catering event, showcasing local businesses that are small, minority, and women owned.
Over fifty-two OMA&D student, staff and community volunteers came together at Seattle’s Beacon Hill’s Cheasty Greenspace Park with a unified purpose; to honor Martin Luther King Jr (MLK). The MLK Day of Service has become an OMA&D tradition, serving the community with growing numbers of volunteers each year. This year, volunteers performed maintenance on restoration… Read More