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2014 OMA Graduation Cord Honorees

Presented by the Columbia Office of Multicultural Affairs, the OMA Graduation Cords are given to graduating seniors in Columbia College, the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science,

CMI Spring 2014 Mentor Training

The Columbia Mentoring Initiative is excited you are interested in supporting the Class of 2018 as a mentor.  Please submit this form no later than Friday, April 25, 2013 at 4pm to confirm your atendance at the mandatory Columbia Mentoring Initiative (CMI) Spring Mentor Training.

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Participation Contract

Program participants are expected to work collaboratively and respectfully with each other throughout the duration of CMI. Participants must continually demonstrate respect, dignity, and courtesy at all times. Columbia University values diversity of thought and background, seeks to create a better world for all, and strives to be welcoming and inclusive of everyone with consideration and respect for others, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability or religion.

Participants are expected to maintain professional and appropriate relationships during the program. A romantic and/or sexual relationship between a mentor/mentee pair is inappropriate and inconsistent with the nature of CMI. Such relationships/activities are grounds for immediate removal from CMI.

As a participant in CMI, you are committed to meeting the following expectations:

 Connect with mentor/mentee a minimum of one (1) hour per week
 Attend mandatory CMI programs
 Attend family tree activities
 Complete program evaluations (i.e. surveys, mid-semester evaluation, video testimonial, etc.)

Failure to notify family tree chairs of absences to mandatory events will be cause for removal from the program. All program participants must be enrolled in classes during the fall 2013-2014 academic year.

I have read and understand the expectations outlined and I will do my best to contribute to the effectiveness of the Columbia Mentoring Initiative (CMI). It is my responsibility to sustain contact with my mentor/mentee. I will participate in activities, programs and workshops as they relate to this program to the best of my ability. I will refrain from behavior that endangers the safety and well-being of my mentor/mentee, and adhere to the nondiscrimination policy outlined by the program. If I am unable or unwilling to adhere to the policy therein, I understand that I will be asked to leave the program. I will uphold and fulfill the mission of CMI, and abide by the expectations of me held by the programs sponsoring office.

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Perspectives on Diversity Facilitator Sign-Up

Student leaders involved with the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) programs will welcome admitted students of the Class of 2018 during the weekend of Perspectives on Diversity hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Visitors Center by conducting icebreakers and facilitating small group discussions.  

Please choose in what capacity you are volunteering to be a facilitator for the Perspectives on Diversity Weekend welcome through the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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Sister Circle: Staff & Faculty Brown Bag Lunch

Complete the following form to join the email listserv and receive information about upcoming Sister Circle Staff & Faculty Brown Bag events. 

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Lavender Graduation 2014: Registration

The Lavender Graduation ceremony celebrates our graduating LGBTQ and allied students. First started at the University of Michigan in 1995, the ceremony is now conducted at hundreds of universities nationwide including Princeton, Duke, MIT and NYU. The color lavender, adopted by the gay movement in the 1960's, is the main color of Sayville (Gayville), NY. Sayville is near Fire Island where the veterans of Stonewall hung out. This history of New York is honored during the ceremony as our graduates prepare to make history of their own.

These can include OMA Graduation Cords, King's Crown awards, academic departmental honors, organization awards, and being selected as a senior marshal. Since some of these awards may not be known when you register, we recommend you log-in so that you are able to modify your submission at a later date.
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Asian Graduation 2014: Registration

The Asian Graduation reception honors graduating members of the Asian, South Asian, and Pacific Islander Columbia community and celebrates the culture and accomplishments of the graduating class.

These can include OMA Graduation Cords, King's Crown awards, academic departmental honors, organization awards, and being selected as a senior marshal. Since some of these awards may not be known when you register, we recommend you log-in so that you are able to modify your submission at a later date.
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Native Graduation 2014: Registration

The Native Graduation ceremony serves as an intimate gathering for family, friends, and members of the native and indigenous Columbia community to celebrate the culture and accomplishments of the graduating class.

These can include OMA Graduation Cords, King's Crown awards, academic departmental honors, organization awards, and being selected as a senior marshal. Since some of these awards may not be known when you register, we recommend you log-in so that you are able to modify your submission at a later date.
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Latino Graduation 2014: Registration

Latino(a) Graduation has a long standing history within the university and is a celebration of the accomplishments of undergraduate Latino graduates. This Rites of Passage ceremony provides an intimate setting for family, friends, alumni, faculty, staff, and students to recognize the accomplishments of the graduates while embracing their new important roles as Columbia and Barnard alumni.


 Thank you for your interest in Latino Graduation. THE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. The deadline to register was May 2nd, and the event is currently full.

These can include OMA Graduation Cords, King's Crown awards, academic departmental honors, organization awards, and being selected as a senior marshal. Since some of these awards may not be known when you register, we recommend you log-in so that you are able to modify your submission at a later date.
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