Office of Multicultural Affairs
Stonewall Suites Mixer
August 19th | 5:00pm - 6:00pm | Student Life Center Patio
The Stonewall Suites will be welcoming the fourth cohort of students to campus. To celebrate Stonewall Suites, OMA and Housing and Residential Education will be hosting a kick back program with a food truck and games. Please join us in celebrating and welcoming Stonewall Suites students to campus.
August 24th | 10:00am - 11:30am | USC Ballrooms
The Umoja Breakfast is a space where marginalized students can connect with faculty, staff and admin on the USFSP campus. The space is for USFSP first year students and/or transfer students, which the goal is to connect them with individuals on campus who can help with their transition to the University. Food will be provided. Please click here to reigster and RSVP.
King Suites Kickback
August 25th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm | Student Life Center Patio
The Dr. Martin Luther King Suites will be welcoming the second cohort of students to campus. To celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Suites, OMA and Housing and Residential Education will be hosting a kick back program with two food trucks and games. Please join us in celebrating and welcoming the Dr. Martin Luther King Suites students to campus.
OMA Welcome Back Social
August 31st | 5:00pm - 6:00pm | Student Life Center, Suite 1400
The OMA Team will be welcoming USF students back to the USF community and would like to celebrate students being back on campus. The OMA Team will provide snacks, music, and great community. Students will be able to meet the OMA Programming Board team and will allow students to learn more about what OMA has to offer. We hope to see you there!
Wednesday in the O: Hispanic Heritage Celebration
September 21st | 3:30pm - 4:30pm | OMA Office
OMA will be hosting our yearly Hispanic Heritage Celebration, which highlights Hispanic Heritage month. The event will educate students about the roots and history of Hispanic Heritage and culture. Please come out and join the OMA team to learn about Hispanic culture.
What's the Tea: Disability Awareness Month
October 19th | 3:30pm - 4:30pm | Student Life Center, Suite 1400
The OMA Team will host a dialogue with students and professional staff members on campus. This event will educate students and professional staff members on Disability Awareness Month and the history behind the month. The open dialogue space will offer snacks as well. We hope to see you there!
OMA Drag Show
November 3rd | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | USC Ballrooms
The OMA Team will host our annual Drag Show, which celebrates and highlights drag culture at USFSP. The event introduces USFSP to Drag culture and also brings professional Drag Queens/Kings to campus. The event will have snacks. If you are interested in being a volunteer for the event, please feel free to contact the OMA team.
Wednesday in the O: Celebrating Native American Heritage
November 16th | 3:30pm - 4:30pm |USC Ballroom 3
The OMA Office will host an event that educates the USF community on the history and origins of Indigenous people. The event will offer snacks. The event will also be composed of interactive activities. Students and professional staff will have the opportunity to learn more about Indigenous People. This event is in person.
Multicultural Holiday Celebration
December 2nd | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Harborwalk
The Holiday season is an exciting time for a lot of people. There are a variety of cultural holidays, which the OMA team wants to highlight to ensure student can celebrate their culture and holiday. The event will have a variety of foods present to encompass all holidays and cultures. We hope to see you there!
St. Petersburg Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
January 16th | Time: 8:30am| Location: SLC Atrium
The Martin Luther King Jr. Parade is an annual parade hosted by the city of St. Petersburg. The OMA Team participates on USFSP's behalf, which OMA rents out a float, order beads among other swag, and allow students, faculty and staff to walk in the parade. The parade is a lot of fun and allows the University to engage with the community. Register on BullsConnect! https://bullsconnect.usf.edu/SLE/rsvp_boot?id=1925858
Diversity & Inclusion Conference
February 3rd | USC Ballrooms
The Diversity & Inclusion Conference is an OneOMA initiative, which its purpose is to enhance the learning, understanding, and development of concepts surrounding diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice for the USF system and students, faculty, and staff of Florida colleges and universities. The workshops provided will focus on four sub themes, which are authentic self, compliance vs. complicity, inactions, and mental health. These intentional workshops will explore real, important, and truthful conversations, while continuously centering marginalized identities. Please click here to register for the conference.
International Womxn's Day Celebration
March 8th | 4:30pm - 6:30pm | Bayboro Breezeway
The OMA will host our annual International Womxn's Day, which will educate USF students and professional staff on the history of International Womxn. OMA will educate students and professional staff on the many struggles International Womxn face in today's society. OMA will highlight the resilency of International Womxn and their continuing uprise. The event will also offer food and free t-shirts.
King Suites End of the Year Banquet
April 17th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | The Edge
The Dr. Martin Luther King Suites will be celebrating another great year on campus. To celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Suites, OMA and Housing and Residential Education will be hosting a banquet with food, senior send off and speeches. Please join us in celebrating the Dr. Martin Luther King Suites students at St. Pete.
End of the Year Celebration
April 28th | Time: 7:00-10:00pm| Location: The Edge
More details to come as we want to celebrate a great year at USFSP!