Office Of Multicultural Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) was established in 2002 to support the College’s efforts to attract, recruit, and serve both students of color and international students. Our mission is to create and sustain an environment that encourages and embraces the contributions of people from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Monday, November 9, 2009


ALANA Meeting Minutes
November 6, 2009

On November 5 the ALANA Network met in the Student Activities Resource Room here are the minutes from the meeting.


Peers Advocating Wellness for Students (PAWS)
Jenna McGrath, President
Lauren Trapasso, Vice President

• Sexual Health Awareness Education
• STD Protection focusing on HIV and AIDS on a Global scale
• T-shirts will be available it will say I Right on it to promote awareness in support of HIV and AIDS

• Discuss statistics, risks of HIV, and to decrease the stigma that comes along with the disease

• 1 in 5 have HIV and don’t know it
• December 1- December 3, 2009 this will be taking place
• Info Booth giving out Red Candy and Ribbons be on the lookout for that
• Free HIV Testing on Tuesday, December 2, 2009 from 10:30AM-2:00PM in Student Health Services and the host is AIDS Project Worcester

• Giving away free t-shirts raffles, and painting Charlie’s red with statistics from different countries. If you want to participate contact Jenna McGrath or Lauren Trapasso at or .

• Showing Movie Rent the film promotes HIV
• Sex Box where you can put questions, comments, or concerns regarding HIV and AIDS. It is confidential.

• General Meetings are held every other Monday at 6PM in Student Health Services

• I encourage all to participate in the cause to promote awareness about HIV and AIDS.

Independent Living and Life Skills

• Four week seminar held in the Office of Multicultural Affairs
• Preparation for life after college such as doing resumes, cover letters, and searching out the right career based upon your personality type.

• Prepares you on how to life a stable lifestyle while entering the workforce

• I encourage all to participate it is a great opportunity that you don’t want to miss out on.

• Contact Natonia Trammell at or Brenda Safford at for more questions or concerns that you may have.

• November 2-23, 2009. It is from 10:30-11:30AM (November 2, November 13, and November 16). Mark these dates on your calendar.

Platanos and Collard Greens

• Bus will leave at 2PM in front of the Plourde Recreation Center
• The play is over at 4:30PM and will arrive at Assumption College no later than 5:45PM

• We are only seeing the play and not attending the conference.
• Come out and support Clark University thanks.

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