The Office of Multicultural Affairs holds a Graduation Reception every semester for their graduates.
OMA Graduation Celebration
Friday, May 14
Join our virtual event to celebrate our UW-Eau Claire graduates.
Click below to access the virtual event.
Learn about the recipients for OMA's "Excellence in Leadership" award, which recognizes up to four graduating students each semester who exhibited strong leadership that supported EDI efforts across the campus. Also, learn about OMA's "Excellence in Service" award, which recognizes a faculty or staff member who has been an advocate for our office and our students of color on campus. Expand the boxes below to learn more.
Excellence in Leadership Award
This award is given in recognition of a student who, through their commitment to OMA and the University, has demonstrated extraordinary cross-cultural leadership, global awareness, and enhanced our cultural communities on campus.
Fall Semester 2020-21: Casey Txiab Moua, Maria Villa-Rivera, Iman Dikko
Spring Semester 2019-20: Mai Lee Yang, Caleb Hawpetoss, Katrina Idarraga, Eleni Seyoum
Fall Semester 2019-2020: Nkauj Naag Lis, Adernola Adgoke, Rodrigo Mendoza, Edward Sobottka
Spring Semester 2018-2019: Jefferson M. Hall, Emmanuel Castellanos, Dluab Ci Khaab
Fall Semester 2018-2019: Paj Tshiab, Terrell Butche II
Excellence in Service Award
As staff members in the Office of Multicultural Affairs, we are proud of the commitment that we make in supporting our multicultural students at UWEC, but we also recognize that the efforts that we champion are done in collaboration with many stakeholders across the university. At each graduation celebration, our office recognizes a university staff member within and across our division for that collaborative partnership.
Fall Semester 2020-21: Cindy Yang
Spring Semester 2019-20: Dr. Demetrius Smith
Fall Semester 2019-2020: Sheryl Poirier
Spring Semester 2018-2019: Jackie Lee
Fall Semester 2018-2019: Tresa O'Halloran