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Multicultural Student Services

Our department promotes the intellectual understanding and appreciation of diversity, inclusion and social justice by creating opportunities for learning and leadership development for our campus community.

In addition, we provide meaningful support to assist in the transition, retention and graduation of our underrepresented student populations.

Upcoming Events

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1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
North Quad
Join OMSS for our Annual Pignic to celebrate a successful college year! Enjoy free food, music and dance.

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Multicultural Graduate Recognition Celebration

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
University Center Ballrooms, UC202 A and B
Attention spring 22 graduates, if you would like to participate in this year's Multicultural Graduate Recognition Celebration, please register.
Please note that if you plan to participate as a graduate, you must register. Registration closes on Friday, April 22. This year's celebration is going to be epic. You won't want to miss it - we can't wait to celebrate you!

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The Dr. Matthew C. Chaney Student Equity & Inclusion Experienceship Annual Scholarship

Dr. Matthew Chaney, fondly known as Matty C, worked at Ferris State University for 25 years. His position as the Director of OMSS was not a job but a passion to see students reach their full potential and to help them graduate. In his philosophy and honor, The Dr. Matthew C. Chaney Student Equity & Inclusion Experienceship Annual Scholarship was created to continue to support students.

Contribute to the Matthew C. Chaney scholarship

Contact Information

General Information: [email protected] or (231) 591-2617
Dr. Danyelle Gregory: [email protected] or (231) 287-7952
Trudy Roersma: [email protected] or (231) 591-3525
Chelsey Brownlee: [email protected] or (231) 591-5042
Darnell Lewis: [email protected] or (231) 591-5029
Marissa Kelly: [email protected] or (231) 598-8022