The Office of Multicultural Affairs has been in existence for approximately 30 years. It continues to proudly host programs such as the Alternatives for Individual Development (A.I.D.) program, Peer Mentors, Third World Alliance student organization, and Upward Bound, a pre-college pipeline program. Our goal is to provide access opportunities and retention in higher education. The office is located on the third floor of the student center.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs utilizes a comprehensive and intensive approach to increasing student effectiveness. The program involves all aspects of college adjustment, the ultimate aim being to increase student sophistication as a means of enhancing student academic achievement and ensuring goal fulfillment.
To commemorate the history of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Office of Multicultural Affairs, in collaboration with several community constituents, is hosting the 20th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Breakfast. The purpose of the Breakfast is to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the achievements of Worcester’s youth.
In celebration of Latin Heritage, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, in collaboration with several campus constituents, are facilitating several events to celebrate the rich heritage that is embedded into the fabric of our country. To view the list of events, please click on the link below:
Latin Heritage Celebration Calendar
On Thursday, May 10, 2012, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Multicultural Affairs Alumni Council, along with the Alumni Office, hosted an event titled: "Celebrating a Legacy of Achievement at Worcester State University." The event honored graduating seniors in Upward Bound, Alternatives for Individual Development, and Third World Alliance. Alumni were also recognized and were asked to share their memories. Music was performed by Soul Movement and 2 solo performances by Vanessa Ford.
To view archived Upward Bound, A.I.D., and TWA photos for this event, please click on the link below: