Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity



The University of Washington has a longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a profound interest in cultivating a diverse student body. The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) and the Friends of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) are pleased to present Celebration on May 18, 2022.

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Celebration features the outstanding achievements, inspiring stories and academic success of our students. As the UW’s signature event to support diversity, Celebration also raises funds for EOP scholarships and recognizes the Charles E. Odegaard Award recipient. Here we create connections within our community of corporate partners, individuals, philanthropists, sovereign nations and with our students. By celebrating the Odegaard Award recipient, we honor an inspirational community member who is an example to us all.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

HUB Ballroom | Reception 5:30 pm | Celebration Program 6:00 pm

For more information, contact Daya Terry at (206) 616-2492.

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax), The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.



EOP Scholarships

EOP scholarship awards are presented to students who have made impressive contributions to our campus and community, while achieving academic excellence.

Meet the 2022 Recipients


Charles E. Odegaard Award

The Odegaard Award honors a member of our community whose leadership sustains the former UW President’s distinguished work on behalf of diversity at the UW.

2022 Recipient Frank Irigon

 About the Award

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We are truly grateful for our 2022 partners!




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