Diversity Education & Special Events

The Office of Multicultural Affairs promotes optimum health in a multicultural society by training faculty, staff and students. Community education includes skills-training which helps resolve conflict and reduce discrimination. Through cultural experiences and education, the office supports a diverse environment in the Upstate community.

Events Co-hosted:

  • Black History Month
  • Native American Heritage Month
  • Latino Heritage Month
  • Womens History Month
  • Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Sarah L Fraser Day

OMA Assists the Office of Admissions

  • OMA assists the offices of admissions by representing UMU at various programs through the northeast to recruit population that are underrepresented in healthcare.
  • OMA also provides pre and post advisement of those students populations.
  • Connecting with current underrepresented students, alumni, faculty and staff who may have had the same questions you have when they considered SUNY Upstate Medical University.
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University provides a variety of elective course offerings that explore healthcare as it relates to culture, literature, and ethics.