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OMA Graduation Reception

The Office of Multicultural Affairs Graduation Reception

The Office of Multicultural Affairs holds a Graduation Reception every semester for their graduates.


OMA Graduation

OMA Graduation Celebration

Friday, May 14th 6:00 pm

Join our virtual event to celebrate our UW-Eau Claire graduates. 

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OMA Graduation Reception
OMA Graduation Reception

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.

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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.

Past Recipients

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 

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.

Past Recipients

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

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