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.
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…. Read More
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.
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.
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…
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… Read More
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.
As the 2012 fall quarter commences, OMA&D is pleased to recognize several UW faculty of color who are newly tenured to the position of associate professor or new to the University.
The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) received a new five-year $1.15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of TRiO Programs to fund its Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program. Administered at UW since 1999, the McNair Program prepares undergraduate students from low-income, first-generation and underrepresented backgrounds for… Read More
The University of Washington Business Diversity Program will host its fifth annual Catering Event on Tues., Oct. 16, at the Husky Union Building (HUB) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event serves as an opportunity for UW staff members who purchase catering to engage with small, local and diverse caterers. Attendees are able to… Read More