University of Wisconsin - MilwaukeeMulticultural Student Center: Enhancing University's Commitment to Inclusion and Student Success
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Multicultural Network

The Multicultural Network (MN) was created in fall 2013. The 2014-15 members are:

Diane Amour, Coordinator, American Indian Student Services
Gabriela Dorantes/Enrique Figueroa, Advisor/Director, Roberto Hernandez Center
Gricelda Estrada, Advisor, College of Health Sciences
Susan Fields
, Coordinator, African American Student Academic Services
Claudia Guzman, Student Services Program Manager, Union Sociocultural Programming
Alejandra Lopez, Advisor, Lubar Multicultural Initiatives
Twyla McGhee, Sr. Advisor, School of Information Studies
Patricia Najera
, Outreach Program Manager, Electa Quinney Institute
Felipe Rodriguez
, Outreach Program Manager, School of Education
Ruth Russell
, Director, Academic Opportunity Center
Warren Scherer, Director, Inclusive Excellence Center
Robert Smith, Associate Vice Chancellor, Global Inclusion and Engagement
Kelby Spann
, Director of Student Services, HB School of Social Welfare
Dao Vang, Coordinator, Southeast Asian-American Student Services (Chair)
Gary Williams/Victoria Pryor
, Director/Student Services Coordinator, Black Cultural Center
Linda Huang, Program Manager, Global Inclusion and Engagement (Ex-Officio)

2014-2015 Meeting Dates are:
July 28, 2014, 11:30-2:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
October 9, 2014, 1:30-3 p.m. in Bolton 196
November 13, 2014, 1:30-3 p.m. in Bolton 196
December 11, 2014, 1:30-3 p.m. in Bolton 196
February 12, 2015, 1:30-3 p.m. in Bolton 196
March 12, 2015, 1:30-3 p.m. in Bolton 196
April 9, 2015, 1:30-3 p.m. in Bolton 196

2013-2014 Meeting Dates are:
October 10, 2013, 10-11:30 a.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
December 19, 2013, 9-10:30 a.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
February 13, 2014, 9-10:30 a.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
April 17, 2014, 9-10:30 a.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)


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Multicultural Centers Network (2010-11 to 2011-12)
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MCN is comprised of representatives from the African American Student Academic Services, American Indian Services, Black Cultural Center, Roberto Hernandez Center, and the Southeast Asian-American Student Academic Services; and their respective academic department/faculty counterparts: Gary Williams, Joyce Kirk, Chia Vang, Kris Ruggiero, and David Beaulieu.


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Multicultural Coordinating Committee (2009-10 to 2010-11)
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The Multicultural Coordinating Committee (MCC) is comprised of representatives from the campus-wide multicultural offices. Its members are:

Cheryl Ajirotutu
, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Climate (chair)
Diane Amour
, Coordinator, American Indian Student Services
Susan Fields, Coordinator, African American Student Academic Services
Ray Anthony Fikes/Victoria Pryor, Interim Director/Student Services Coordinator, Black Cultural Center
Enrique Figueroa/Edwin Maldonado, Director/Advisor, Roberto Hernandez Center
Yohlunda Hill, Associate Director, Recruitment and Outreach
Linda Huang, Program Manager, Diversity and Climate
Alice Jackson, Assistant Director, Union Programming
Ahmed Kraima
, Multicultural Services Librarian, UWM Libraries
Sonya Martin, Assistant Director, First Year Center
Ruth Russell, Director, Academic Opportunity Center
Maria Solis, Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Dao Vang, Coordinator, Southeast Asian-American Student Services
Kris World Heil, Lecturer, PSOA Dance Department

The 2010-11 meeting dates are:
October 14, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Cancelled
November 11, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
April 18, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196

The 2009-10 meeting dates are:

August 13, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
September 10, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
October 12, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
November 16, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
December 10, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Cancelled
January 14, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
February 11, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Cancelled
March 11, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
April 8, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
May 13, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
June 10, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Cancelled
July 8, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)

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MSC Committee (2005-06 to 2008-9)
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The Multicultural Student Center programs and activities are guided by the MSC Committee, which is comprised of selected m/d program directors and coordinators, and student representatives from each of the racial/ethnic groups. The MSCC members are:

Michael Powell, Associate Vice Chancellor, Chair
Diane Amour, Coordinator, American Indian Student Services
Carla Cadet, Sociocultural Programming Manger, UWM Union
Cara Campbell
, Student Association
Kenneth Curtis, Black Student Union
Susan Fields
, Coordinator, African American Student Academic Services
Enrique Figueroa/Edwin Maldonado, Director/Advisor, Roberto Hernandez Center
Sonya Gladney, Assistant Director, First Year Center/LINKS
Yohlunda Hill
, Director of Multicultural Recruitment, Department of Admissions and Recruitment
Michael Knaapen, Student Association
Kristina Nez Begay, American Indian Student Association
Ruth Russell
, Director, Academic Opportunity Center
Veronica Sotelo, President, Latino Student Union
Lachezar Stoykov, Student Association
Amileah Stribling, Vice President, American Indian Student Association
Dao Vang, Coordinator, Southeast Asian-American Student Services
William Walker, Student Association
Jaelei Yang, President, Multicultural Student Coalition
Tylesha Younger, Student Association
MSC staff are ex-officio members.

The 2008-09 meeting dates were:
September 10, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
October 8, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
November 12, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
December 10, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Cancelled
January 14, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
February 11, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Cancelled
March 12, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Chapman Regents Room: Meeting Summary (pdf)
April 9, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
May 14, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
June 11, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
July 9, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Cancelled

The 2007-08 meeting dates were:

October 3, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
November 14, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
December 5, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
February 7, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. in Chapman Regents Room: Cancelled
March 5, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in Chapman Regents Room: Meeting Summary (pdf)
April 2, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Cancelled
May 7, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. in Chapman Regents Room: Meeting Summary (pdf)
July 7, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)

The 2006-07 meeting dates were:
September 14, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
October 12, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
November 9, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
December 14, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
January 11, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in Bolton 196: Cancelled
February 8, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
March 8, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in Bolton 196: Cancelled
April 12, 2007 at 2:15 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)
May 10, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in Bolton 196: Meeting Summary (pdf)

The 2005-06 meeting dates were:
September 22, 2005 at 2 p.m. in Union E260: Meeting Summary (pdf)
October 6, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. in Union E220: Meeting Summary (pdf)
October 19, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. in Union E220: Meeting Summary (pdf)
November 17, 2005 at 1 p.m. in Union 143: Meeting Summary (pdf)
December 15, 2005 at 1 p.m. in Union 143: Meeting Summary (pdf)
January 19, 2006 at 1 p.m. in Union 147: Meeting Summary (pdf)
February 16, 2006 at 1 p.m. in Union E220: Meeting Summary (pdf)
March 16, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. in Union E220: Meeting Summary (pdf)
April 20, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. in Union E220: Meeting Summary (pdf)
May 18, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. in Union E220: Cancelled
June 22, 2006 at 11:00 p.m. in Greene Hall: Meeting Summary (pdf)

Multicultural Student Centers, Bolton Hall, First Floor

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