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2011 OSU Mansfield Excellence in Diversity Awards

The purpose of the Excellence in Diversity Awards are to recognize students, faculty and staff at The Ohio State University at Mansfield and members of the Richland County Community, who have contributed to the advancement of diversity efforts on the campus of OSU Mansfield. Recipients should demonstrate a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism through recruitment and retention efforts, teaching, research, multicultural programming, cultural competency, community outreach activities, or other initiatives directed at a diverse population of individuals.

Nominations must be received by July 31, 2011.

Recipients will be recognized at the Excellence in Diversity Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 29, 2011. For complete awards criteria, nomination instructions, and the nomination form, download the OSU Mansfield Excellence in Diversity Awards Nomination Form.

OMA Vision

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) is committed to the holistic development and success of underrepresented student populations at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. OMA strives to foster a campus environment of inclusion, pluralism and social justice. The Office of Multicultural Affairs seeks to create and sustain partnerships within the local community that will promote access and equity in higher education

OMA Mission

To advance the personal and academic excellence of diverse student populations, at The Ohio State University at Mansfield, by creating an inclusive and welcoming campus and community culture.  OMA undertakes initiatives aimed at the recruitment, retention, and success of underrepresented students, by collaborating with faculty, staff, and, community partners.

OMA Goals

OMA Values:

Academic Achievement
Intellectual Growth
Cultural Awareness
Student Advocacy
Leadership Development
Social Responsibility
Personal Awareness
Community Outreach and Enrichment
Inclusion and Social Justice

OMA Four-Pronged Approach

OMA Services:

Campus Visits and Tours
Educational, Cultural and Social Programs
Community Outreach
Academic and Personal Support for Students

Multicultural Student Organizations:

Multicultural Student Association

For more information on these or any other organizations contact:  Office of Campus Life at 419-755-4314

Contact Information

Dametraus L. Jaggers, M.Ed.

Coordinator of Multicultural Affairs and Student Success
The Ohio State University at Mansfield

1660 University Drive

103 Bromfield Hall

Mansfield , Ohio 44906

Phone: (419) 755-4110
Fax: (419)755-4101