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Join us at the 25th Annual Unity Banquet!

Jeff Johnson

The Office of Multicultural Affairs will present its 25th Annual Unity Banquet and Scholarship Dinner on Friday, April 10, 2015 in the new Tinkham Veale University Center.

In addition to a dinner shared among the greater campus community, the evening will feature a keynote by Washington, D.C. based, award-winning journalist, social activist, and political commentator, Jeffrey Johnson to speak to the theme, When Diversity is Not Enough. We are also happy to welcome a captivating acoustic performance by songwriter, and winner of The Voice, Javier Colon.

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased here.

Diversity Speaks


Diversity Speaks! People Sharing their Diverse Stories

RSVP here for this series that you will not want to miss. Light refreshments will be served, but feel free to bring your lunch.



Check out the new Bias Reporting System!

Bias Reporting System logo As part of university-wide efforts to enhance campus climate regarding diversity, the Division of Student Affairs has launched a program to make it easier for students to know where and how to report incidents of discrimination. (Students always have had the ability to report discrimination they observe or experience themselves, but until now lacked information about precisely whom to contact and how the information might be used.) The idea for the initiative began with OMA's own Director, Naomi Sigg!

Under the new system, students will be able to enter reports through a standardized online form or a telephone call to the office. Staff will follow up on every submission in ways that differ depending on its details. The program is open to students at all levels—undergraduate, graduate and professional. Visit the new website here.

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African American Society Scholarship
Apply by March 30 for the African American Society Scholarship!

Due Date: March 30, 2015 by 8 p.m. in The Office of Multicultural Affairs (Sears 450)

Those chosen for the interview process will be notified by April 1, 2015

Interviews will be held April 2-5, 2015

Winner announced April 10, 2015 at Unity Banquet


Seniors and First Year Students - Please fill out the NSSE Survey

Seniors and first year students have been receiving emails from the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Jeffrey Wolcowitz about the NSSE (National Survey of Student Engagement) survey.

This is am IMPORTANT national survey that gives us critical information about the experiences of our students on campus. In order to have the best possible voice in the results, it is CRUCIAL to take about 30 minutes to complete the survey.

Thanks for your help!

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