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Multicultural Affairs

We are all about YOU! The Armstrong State University Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) provides the opportunity and resources for the betterment and development of our student body.  OMA supports students’ social and intellectual growth as well as civic engagement though community service and cultural competency though programming. 

We strive to accomplish these things through working in conjunction with various University Departments within the Division of Student Affairs, recognized student organizations, and University Departments campus-wide in an effort to provide quality interactive programming.  Programs are inclusive of diversity and social justice awareness events, cultural heritage month celebrations, and global programming.  The nucleus of our programming efforts target diversity, cultural competence, academic stimulation, and service to the Greater Metropolis of Savannah.  

OMA is all about YOU! As such, we look forward to having the opportunity to hear YOUR voice,YOUR thoughts, YOUR ideas, and YOUR suggestions for programming.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni Honored at 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner

(Feb. 28, 2017) – Armstrong State University recognized individuals for their contributions to Armstrong and the community, as well as in advancing the university’s African-American student population, at the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner on Feb. 23. A highlight of Black Heritage Month, the Awards Dinner also paid special tribute to Armstrong’s 1960s alumni.

Read More Armstrong Celebrates Black Heritage Month

(February 7, 2017) – This year’s celebration will feature a wide range of events, from timely lectures to a film festival and an Afro-Caribbean cuisine cooking competition. All events are free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Consul General of Mexico to Provide Scholarships

(December 13, 2016) – On Friday, Dec. 9, Consul General of Mexico Javier Díaz de Leó visited Armstrong State University to sign a memorandum of understanding with Armstrong President Linda M. Bleicken. The Hispanic Outreach and Leadership at Armstrong program is a recipient of the Mexican Consulate’s 2016-2017 IME-Becas Scholarship Program, which benefits Mexican and Mexican-American students.

Read More Armstrong Celebrates Black Heritage Month

Isaac Newton once said, “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” This is a sentiment Armstrong will honor as we celebrate Black Heritage Month throughout February.

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