Contact Us

OMA Location

Office of Multicultural Affairs
phone: (208) 885-7716
fax: (208) 885-9494
TLC 230
875 Peremeter Drive MS 2439
Moscow, ID 83844-2439

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Organizacion de Estudiantes Latino Americanos

Organización de Estudiantes Latino Americanos (OELA) is dedicated to increasing the enrollment and retention of Mexican/Mexican-American/Chicano/Latino students at institutions of higher education as part of a vision to increase the representation of Latinos in industry and education.

OELA hopes to inform others of the challenges Mexican/Mexican-American/Chicano/Latino students face on campus today and to share successful strategies to increase retention and graduation rates for such students.

In addition, OELA wants to share a culture that is built on a rich tradition of respect and understanding as it helps pave the road for academic excellence for its members and participants of its programs.

Among the many activities OELA is involved with during the academic year, its most recognized and award winning event is the Vandal Challenge Leadership Conference. (click link for more info)

Our Vision

The vision for OELA is to increaes the enrollment and graduation rates for Mexican/Mexican-American/Chicano/Latino students in the state of Idaho.

OELA Executive Board

President: Nancy Cordova

Vice President: Gaby Franco

Secretary: Ana Vasquez

For more information please email