Multicultural Welcome Reception
This annual welcome reception is a celebration that welcomes underrepresented first-year and transfer students to SCU. This event is a great opportunity to meet current students, faculty, and staff who can provide more information about cultural programs, activities, and resources on campus. Entertainment and Refreshments provided. Students, staff, faculty and alumni please RSVP here.
OML collaborates with various student organizations and departments across campus to host a series of events to celebrate Chicanx/Latinx Heritage Month (September/October), Native American Heritage Month (November), Black History Month (February), National Arab American Heritage Month (April) and Asian Pacific Islander South Asian American Heritage Month (May).
MLK Day of Service Toiletry Drive
Every year on January 21st, the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This celebration was created to acknowledge the contribution that Dr. King’s legacy has left on the United States and the world at large. Since Spring 2019, OML collabrates with various offices and departments on campus for MLK Day of Service by throwing a camppus-wide toiletry drive. All donations are given to community organizations throughout the Santa Clara/San Jose area.
OML coordinates a series of senior recognition ceremonies to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating students of color and LGBTQ students. Graduating seniors are invited to participate in these unique celebrations with their families and friends. If you are a graduating senior who is interested in participating in OML's Senior Ceremonies, or a faculty/staff/alum who would like to be in attendance - please RSVP here.
Nominate a graduating senior for the OML Senior Leadership Award!
During the ceremony OML recognizes a graduating senior for their leadership contributions to the community. To nominate an outstanding graduating senior for OML's Senior Leadership Recognition, click here.
Racial/Ethnic Senior Recognition Ceremonies
- Black/African American (June 10, 2020 at 6pm, Williman Room and Patio, Benson Center)
- Chicanx/Latinx (June 11, 2020 at 7:30pm, Mayer Theatre)
- Middle Eastern and North African (June 3, 2020 at 5:00pm)
- Native American (June 3, 2020 at 5pm, Parlors BC, Benson Center)
- Pan Asian (June 11, 2020 at 5:30pm, Williman Room and Patio, Benson Center)
LGBTQ Senior Ceremonies
- Lavender Senior Ceremony (June 4, 2020 at 6pm, Parlors BC, Benson Center)
*OML is aware of the many students that identify as multi-ethnic and/or multi-racial. Please note that graduating seniors are encouraged to register for multiple senior ceremonies in which they identify. Please check out these Frequently Asked Questions for more information.