Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity


June 16, 2016

13 McNair Scholars from Class of 2016 Headed to Grad School

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UW. Columbia. Harvard. Princeton. Berkeley. The Class of 2016 features 13 scholars from the McNair Program that will be moving on to participate in graduate programs at these – as well as several other – outstanding institutions.

June 7, 2016

Several OMA&D Students Among Inaugural Husky 100

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In early May, the UW announced the recipients of the inaugural Husky 100 award which recognizes 100 undergraduate and graduate students who are making a difference on campus and in their communities.

#MyECC Student Spotlights

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Throughout the last year, the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) has produced a series of video spotlights that highlight the stories of students who are actively engaged at the center and are leaders in the community.

May 31, 2016

Tribal Leaders Convene at UW for 8th Annual Summit

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Tribal leaders from across the region gathered at wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House to engage in a dialogue with President Ana Mari Cauce and other UW leaders at the eighth annual Tribal Leadership Summit, May 10.

OMA&D’s Magdalena Fonseca To Receive UW Distinguished Staff Award

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Magdalena Fonseca, associate director for the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC), will be honored at the UW’s 46th annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony on June 9 (3:30 p.m.), at Meany Hall Auditorium.

May 19, 2016

Rickey L. Hall Named Vice President for OMA&D

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UW President Ana Mari Cauce and Interim Provost Jerry Baldasty announced today the selection of Rickey L. Hall as the new vice president for the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity and chief diversity officer, effective Aug. 1, 2016.

May 18, 2016

Community Graduation Ceremonies to Celebrate Class of 2016

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OMA&D and the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center will join campus partners to host their annual community graduation ceremonies, June 2-10.

May 17, 2016

Judge Jones, Student Scholars Honored at 46th Annual Celebration

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United States District Court Judge Richard A. Jones, ’75, received the Odegaard Award and several outstanding student scholarship recipients were recognized at the 46th annual Celebration held at the HUB Ballroom, May 5.

April 20, 2016

2016 Kelly Lecture Draws Large Crowd on Parent & Family Weekend

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A crowd of over 150 filled wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House during UW Parent and Family Weekend to attend the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity’s 12th annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture featuring Dr. Janice Sabin.

April 15, 2016

Open Forums for Vice President of Minority Affairs & Diversity

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The Advisory Search Committee for the Vice President of Minority Affairs & Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer has selected three candidates for public interviews on the Seattle campus starting April 20.

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