Programs & Resources

ODMA Programs

“Chat It Up” Monthly Roundtable Dialogue

This networking event gives participants the opportunity to share information about upcoming campus and community events and take part in “real talk” about current diversity issues.

Male Empowerment Seminar

This enlightening event allows participants to acquire tools for personal development, confidence, and academic success.

Holiday Reception and Graduating Student Leadership Recognition Ceremony

This event serves as a means of thanking students, faculty, staff, and community members for their support of ODMA programming while also recognizing graduating student leaders.

Shero Thursdays: Journey to Womanhood

Designed to encourage academic success and growth, this monthly seminar addresses such topics as mentoring, self-esteem, confidence building, personal growth, love languages, and managing finances. Speakers include faculty members and professional women from the community who offer nuggets, tips, and tools to help students excel during their maturation at UAH.

Manhood Mondays: I Am Excellence

Designed to encourage academic success and growth, this monthly seminar addresses such topics as mentoring, self-esteem, confidence building, personal growth, love languages, and managing finances. Speakers include faculty members and professional men from the community who offer nuggets, tips, and tools to help students excel during their maturation at UAH.

Community Forums

The ODMA's community forums on race relations, which are convened quarterly, address national, state, and local concerns related to race relations. Presenters include a cross-section of campus and community leaders, agencies, and offices, who seek to address issues, raise concerns, explore practical solutions, and start initiatives designed to enhance diversity and inclusion efforts across the UAH campus and in surrounding communities.

Previous community forums, including "Let's Start the Conversation," have resulted in positive participant interaction and a robust and engaging exchange of information.