The Office of Multicultural Affairs has been in existence for approximately 30 years. It continues to proudly host programs such as the Alternatives for Individual Development (A.I.D.) program, Peer Mentors, Third World Alliance student organization, and Upward Bound, a pre-college pipeline program. Our goal is to provide access opportunities and retention in higher education. The office is located on the third floor of the student center.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs utilizes a comprehensive and intensive approach to increasing student effectiveness. The program involves all aspects of college adjustment, the ultimate aim being to increase student sophistication as a means of enhancing student academic achievement and ensuring goal fulfillment.
To commemorate Black History Month, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Third World Alliannce, Amnesty International, and the Dennis Brutus/Merrill Goldwyn Center for the Study of Human Rights; will host James McBride as our keynote speaker. He is the author of The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to H is White Mother, The Good Lord Bird, both of which have won numerous awards and listed on the New York Times Bestseller List.
DATE CHANGED TO: Thursday, February 27, 2014
May Street Building (Temple Emmanuel)
Black History Month Speaker - James McBride
Courageous Conversations Lecture with Roland Martin, CNN Chief Political Analyst.
Thursday, March 27th at 4:30 PM
Student Center, Blue Lounge
Roland Martin Flyer
On Thursday, May 10, 2012, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Multicultural Affairs Alumni Council, along with the Alumni Office, hosted an event titled: "Celebrating a Legacy of Achievement at Worcester State University." The event honored graduating seniors in Upward Bound, Alternatives for Individual Development, and Third World Alliance. Alumni were also recognized and were asked to share their memories. Music was performed by Soul Movement and 2 solo performances by Vanessa Ford.
To view archived Upward Bound, A.I.D., and TWA photos for this event, please click on the link below: