Herrera Selected to Participate in NHLI Executive Leadership Program

Marisa Herrera

Marisa Herrera, director of the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC), is one of 16 Latina professionals from across the country participating in the 2014 National Hispana Leadership Institute’s (NHLI) Executive Leadership Program (ELP). The nine-month program, that began in February and runs through October, features four one-week training sessions that help participants enhance… Read More

UW Leading Launch of Greater Washington State Higher Education Recruitment Consortium


The University of Washington is at the forefront of a new collaborative effort to help institutions recruit diverse faculty and staff and assist dual-career couples seeking employment throughout the state. The UW, along with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, launched the Greater Washington State Higher Education Recruitment… Read More

Campus Walker Spring 2014

Campus Walker

OMA&D Associate Vice President for Assessment Emile Pitre, also known as the “Campus Walker,” captures some incredible images during his walks throughout the UW campus. Here is a glimpse at a few recent shots:

REAL Hope Act Informational Forum to be Held March 18


Students, educators and administrators interested in learning how the new REAL Hope Act will be implemented are invited to attend an informational forum on Tues., March 18, from 4-6 p.m. at the Alder Hall Auditorium on the University of Washington Seattle campus. The REAL (Raising Educational Access, Changing Lives) Hope Act, Senate Bill 6523, was… Read More

Kelly ECC and Partners Host Women of Color Reception

11th Annual Women of Color Reception

“Honoring our Struggles, Modeling our Values” was the theme for the 11th annual Women of Color Reception held at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) on March 4. Guests came to together to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of women of color at the University of Washington. Dana Arviso, ’06, executive director of… Read More

Denny Hurtado To Receive UW’s 2014 Odegaard Award

Denny Hurtado To Receive UW’s 2014 Odegaard Award

Denny Hurtado, former chair of the Skokomish Tribe and retired director of Indian Education for the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), is the 2014 recipient of the University of Washington Charles E. Odegaard Award. Established in 1973, the Odegaard award honors individuals whose leadership in the community exemplifies the former… Read More

Rosebaugh Honored at Women of Color Empowered Luncheon

Rosebaugh Honored at Women of Color Empowered Luncheon

Karlotta Rosebaugh, director of OMA&D’s Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program (HSCMSP), was among the female leaders in health care honored at the Northwest Asian Weekly’s Women of Color Empowered Luncheon in Seattle, Feb. 7. Rosebaugh has served in her current role for the last 24 years. Her program provides graduate and professional school application… Read More

GEAR UP EDI Hosts Workshops for Willapa Valley Educators

GEAR UP EDI - Willapa Valley Workshops

The UW GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative (EDI), a partner of Washington State GEAR UP and a program of the UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity, hosted two Common Core State Standards (CCSS) workshops for Willapa Valley Middle and High School teachers and principals in Menlo, Wash., this winter. Held Dec. 4, the Literacy… Read More

Students, Staff and Alumni Participate in 2014 MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service

OMA&D students, staff and alumni, in collaboration with the UW Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center, United Way of King County and UW student organizations, came together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., through a day of service on Monday, Jan. 20. Festivities began with a kick-off event that included speakers,… Read More

Pitre Receives UW Health Sciences Distinguished Service Award

Emile Pitre

OMA&D associate vice president for assessment Emile Pitre, ’69, received the UW Health Sciences Distinguished Service Award for Community Service and Volunteerism at its 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute, Jan. 16. The award honors an individual or group who exemplifies Dr. King’s principles through a commitment to addressing community needs, particularly in low-income or… Read More