Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment

Winter Events & Programs


Our Winter programs were developed as a resource for first generation, low income, and underrepresented minority students who are planning on attending the University of Washington.


 Readiness for Islander Success in Education (RISE) Conference

Readiness for Islander Success in Education (RISE) is designed to engage Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander high school juniors and seniors interested in applying to the University of Washington Seattle. Participants will meet current UW Pacific Islander students, UW faculty, staff, key community members and will receive information on college admissions and comprehensive writing workshops, scholarship resources, cultural empowerment activities, and extensive college network that will support and mentor them through the college application process.

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Young, Gifted & Black

YGB utilizes African American history and culture in such a way that motivates and empowers attendees to take control of their future. The purpose of this conference is to promote positive self-esteem, social consciousness, and cultural awareness, while simultaneously emphasizing the importance of higher education.

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