Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

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Sea Mar + MultiCare create new fund for underrepresented students.

Our gratitude for their investment in the UW student experience both in Seattle and Tacoma

Thank you 2020 Celebration Partners!

Thank you to our Celebration partners for their unwavering support of our EOP students. We are truly grateful.

Pitre receives Odegaard Award

Longtime OMA&D staff member Emile Pitre will be honored for his leadership and advocacy for education opportunity at Celebration, May 12, 2021

Together for Champions

Friends of EOP Board members prepared care packages for students in the Champions Program as a show of support before fall quarter finals.


  • UW to Participate in Fourth Annual National First-Generation College Celebration, Nov. 8

    October 28, 2020

    Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, In a year where we are living through many challenges, it is important to acknowledge and celebrate the diverse experiences that contribute to the vibrancy, excellence and resilience of our campus communities. On Sunday, November, 8, we will lift up the experiences of our first-generation students, faculty and staff when…

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  • OMA&D announces gift from Sea Mar and MultiCare to support underrepresented students

    October 5, 2020

    The University of Washington today announced a $100,000 gift to the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) and UW Tacoma’s Office of Equity & Inclusion (OEI). The gift will provide financial assistance to undergraduate students participating in the Educational Opportunity Program at the UW in Seattle and in programs under development within OEI on…

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  • The Legacy of Dr. Gabriel Gallardo

    August 21, 2020

    It was hard to find a bigger Husky than Gabriel Gallardo. He sported three UW degrees and served underprivileged students for 27 years in the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity. Along the way, he married a fellow alum and raised a family in student housing.

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