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

Message from the Vice President and Vice Provost – Winter 2014 eNews

Sheila Edwards Lange

Happy New Year to our alumni and friends! Winter quarter is underway and it is a great time to share another edition of OMA&D eNews with you. We celebrated some significant milestones in the fall and have some exciting events to look forward to in 2014. In his annual address to the university community on… Read More

Community Leaders, Donors Attend Holiday Open House

2013 Holiday Open House

UW Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity Sheila Edwards Lange hosted a holiday open house for community leaders and donors, Dec. 5. In attendance were members of the UW President’s Minority Community Advisory Committee, UW administrators, donors to OMA&D scholarships and programs, and prominent community members who strive to improve the… Read More

Visiting Professor Stephanie Fryberg Delivers DRI Brown Bag Lecture

Stephanie Fryberg Delivers DRI Brown Bag Lecture

Tulalip Tribal member and visiting professor Stephanie Fryberg delivered a Diversity Research Institute-sponsored Brown Bag Lecture on Nov. 13, at Parrington Hall. Fryberg’s talk titled “Culturally Grounded Interventions to Enhance Academic Performance” addressed how today’s typical teaching model doesn’t necessarily match the understanding of “self” held by many students, including Native Americans and first-generation students…. Read More

Alumni Q&A with Lori Anunciacion-Mina

Lori Anunciacion-Mina

Lori Anunciacion-Mina, ’87, ’09, is a proud UW alumna who has served on the Friends of the Educational Opportunity Program (FEOP) board for the last six years. She recently answered some questions about her experience as a UW student, how OMA&D impacted her educational journey and what inspires her to ensure that today’s Huskies have… Read More