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.
o Alternatives for Individual Development (A.I.D.)
o Upward Bound
o Third World Alliance
Majora Carter is an urban revitalization strategist and public radio host, from the South Bronx area of New York City. Carter founded the non-profit environmental justice solutions corporation Sustainable South Bronx. Carter hosts the Peabody Award-winning public radio series, "The Promised Land" and serves on the boards of the US Green Building Council and The Wilderness Society. She will present as the Spring 2013 Courageous Conversations lecturer. Please view her flyer below.
Majora Carter Flyer
2013 Courageous Conversation
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.