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Jesse Martinez

Director

Jesse Martinez

Office of Multicultural Affairs

208-885-7716

jessem@uidaho.edu

Vivi Gonzalez

Program Coordinator

Vivi Gonzalez

Office of Multicultural Affairs

208-885-7716

agonzalez@uidaho.edu

Keith Copeland

Academic Retention Specialist

Keith Copeland

Office of Multicultural Affairs

208-885-7716

kcopeland@uidaho.edu

Jenny Prado

Administrative Coordinator

Jenny Prado

Office of Multicultural Affairs

208-885-7716

jenny@uidaho.edu

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Office Assistants

  • Soledad Villalpando
  • Laura Palomares
  • Wilson Caisley
  • Dari Rojas

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About Us

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) seeks to broaden the University of Idaho’s commitment to cultural enrichment and academic excellence by maintaining an environment that supports multiculturalism and promotes inclusion. OMA believes each member of the UI community makes a valuable contribution to the intellectual and social culture of the university.

  • Promote cultural awareness throughout the University of Idaho community
  • Provide support for multicultural organizations
  • Maintain a campus-wide structure that supports academic success
  • Promote curriculum efforts that focus on mutual understanding and inclusion
  • Advocate for multicultural issues and initiatives

OMA hosts the following events and programs to help develop leadership skills:

  • Fall semester Multicultural Leadership Retreat
  • Get in touch with and learn directly from current college leaders through the Peer Advising on the College Experience (PACE) mentoring program.
  • Host workshops to help you develop as a student leader.

Gain experience from community involvement. OMA works closely with various on- and off-campus entities, including:

  • The Palouse Asian American Association
  • Latah County Human Rights Task Force
  • ASUI Center for Volunteerism and Social Action

OMA provides support through your own professional and student development.

  • We post information about internships, fellowships, and local and national jobs.
  • We post information about local and national scholarships.
  • We manage a variety of multicultural scholarships for new and continuing students.
  • Each year, we help to sponsor the Spring Career Expo on the Palouse.

OMA provides the entire campus with programs that celebrate multicultural communities. We work closely with student clubs and other partners to provide celebrations and initiate cultural exchanges and education through events such as:

Contact Us

Teaching & Learning Center Room 230

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 2439
Moscow, ID 83844-2439

Phone: (208) 885-7716

Fax: (208) 885-9494

Email: oma@uidaho.edu

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