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Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) 40th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration Recap

Thank you to all those who were able to join us for the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) 40-year anniversary kick-off event on October 27th. The event was attended by alumni, faculty, staff, students, and community members to celebrate this milestone event. Visit uwp.edu/omsa40 to see what other events are happening during this year of celebration.

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APR 26 | 4:00 PM | OMSA (The Commons, Wyllie Hall D1 Level)

In honor of the 40-Year Anniversary of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA), the office planned to have a mural painted as part of the space that speaks to the department mission, vision, and values.  Join us on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at 4:00 PM for the unveiling of the mural. Light refreshments will be served.

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The mission of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is to holistically support underrepresented students in their success while fostering a culture of belonging, recognition, and equity at UW-Parkside.

The office strives to develop students to lead authentically and contribute to a socially just society.

Advocacy. We advocate for students and for an equitable and inclusive campus.

Belonging. We foster an environment where students feel accepted and can be their authentic selves.

Development. We connect students to opportunities and resources that will help them in their academic, personal, and professional development.

Recognition. We acknowledge and celebrate the unique identities, cultural backgrounds, and outstanding achievements of students throughout their college experience.

"To achieve Excellence, we must be inclusive.
To be inclusive, we must be Equitable."


Monthly Cultural Celebrations

The contributions and accomplishments of African Americans, Latinx, Native American, and Southeast Asians are honored and celebrated. Understanding of diverse communities is an important part of the collegiate experience at Parkside.

Multicultural Professional Day

This mini conference assists with preparing students to enter the professional world of work and provides a networking experience. Read more.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the Music Department, and the Center for Liberal Studies honor the lifelong legacy and leadership of Dr. King through an annual celebration.

Visit the 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration website!

Taking Care of Business Celebration

The Annual Taking Care of Business (TCB) program celebrates the academic and leadership accomplishments of our students of color.

Visit the 35th Annual Taking Care of Business Celebration website!

View more of our upcoming events and programs!

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Student organizations provide opportunities for personal, academic, and professional growth, including leadership development, community engagement, and interpersonal communication. 

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