UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity E-news
Fall 2016

From the Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer

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Rickey Hall

It is exciting to share my first official eNews greeting as vice president for the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity. Much is happening within the department, as well as throughout campus, and I am eager to share this news with our community. More...

On Campus

UW Official Logo 2016 Fall 2016 Race & Equity Initiative Update
Learn about the significant process that has been made on campus-wide topics around racial equity and inclusion.  More...
Calling Home Ceremony Calling Home Ceremony
Student Veteran Life, in partnership with wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ - Intellectual House, will host the first-ever ceremony to help new student veterans ease their transition to academia and the UW.   More...
Together - For Washington, For the World for Fall 2016 eNewsBe Boundless - For Washington, For the World
The UW is currently undertaking the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history. Learn how you can support OMA&D’s campaign priorities to advance our access and success missions.  More... 
Bob Santos - eNewsIn Memoriam
OMA&D mourns the passing of two community leaders and champions for diversity: Civil Rights Activist Bob Santos (pictured) and State Supreme Court Justice Charles Z. Smith.

Alumni Spotlight

Football Viewing Party InvitationJoin us for a Husky Football Viewing Party! 
Our private room at the Tap House Grill in downtown Seattle will feature a complimentary buffet, cash bar and the UW vs. Cal road game on the big screen, Nov. 5. More...
Vincent Wallace and Beatriz Pascual-WallaceThe Wallaces: Two Paths to Diversity
Vincent Wallace and Beatriz Pascual-Wallace, ’87, are paying it forward to support UW students through their gifts to the Instructional Center and wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ - Intellectual House. More...

Faculty Spotlight

Diversity Faculty Hiring - eNews Fall 2016UW Works to Boost Faculty Diversity
The Office for Faculty Advancement, led by Associate Vice Provost Chadwick Allen and Director Norma Rodriguez, is helping the UW recruit more faculty whose work contributes to diversity. More...
Michelle Martin - eNews Fall 2016Crusader for Diversity in Children’s Literature 
One of 18 new scholars joining the UW this fall based on support from the Faculty Recruitment Initiative, Michelle Martin is a renowned author, lecturer, book critic and community literary activist. More...

Student Spotlight

Welcome Daze - eNews Fall 2016Welcome Daze Introduces New Huskies to the UW
OMA&D introduced first-year students and their families to the UW at its annual Welcome Daze kick-off luncheon, Sept. 23. More...
GEAR UP EDI Board breaking - eNews Fall 2016GEAR UP EDI Summer Programs Help Students Prepare for College 
Over 125 students and 50 educators from Washington State GEAR UP schools spent time on the UW campus this past summer to learn how to plan, apply and prepare for college.  More...
Daniele Menez for Fall 2016 eNewsASUW President Aims to Raise AAPI Voices
McNair Scholar, MAP scholarship recipient and new ASUW president Daniele Meñez talked to the International Examiner recently about her new leadership role. More...

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Pride Points

  • In Fall 2016, the UW admitted its most diverse freshman and transfer classes in the history of the university, due in large part to OMA&D’s college access efforts.
  • The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, houses over 165 registered student organizations and Leadership Without Borders, the state’s first undocumented student support program.
  • Students who utilize the Instructional Center experience an average 1.35 increase in grade point average after their first year.

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