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"To achieve Excellence, we must be inclusive.
To be inclusive, we must be Equitable."
The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) is committed to the recruitment, retention, and graduation of underrepresented students. Our mission is to Connect, Empower, and Develop students for Success through cultural programming, academic workshops and mentoring. Students, staff, and faculty develop an enriching and enlightening connection to one another, the university, and our surrounding communities.
The contributions and accomplishments of African Americans, Asian Americans, Latina/Latino, and Native American/Indigenous Peoples in America is honored and celebrated. Understanding of diverse communities is an important part of the collegiate experience at UWP.
The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the UW-Parkside Music Department honors Dr. King’s legacy with an annual concert. Through song, jazz, and dance we celebrate the lifelong legacy of Dr. King and his leadership during the civil rights movement.
Please join us for the 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on February 22, 2019 starting at 12pm in the Bedford Concert Hall in The Rita Tallent Picken Center for Arts & Humanities.
This one day mini conference helps prepare junior and senior students to enter the professional work world and connects students with potential professional mentors.
The TCB banquet celebrates the academic and leadership accomplishments of our students of color.