The O holds pinning, Lavender Graduation

Last week The Office of Multicultural Affairs held its Pinning Ceremony and Lavender Graduation to highlight the academic accomplishments of students of color as well as LGBTQ+ identified students and their allies. As part of the celebration, all graduates are honored with the Faces of OMA Pin and The O Honor Cord. Photos by Sally Asher.

Carolyn Barber-Pierre, Owen Parra
Owen Parra, right, receives a pin from Assistant Vice President for Multicultural Life Carolyn Barber-Pierre, left.
Arquette Guidry
Arquette Guidry, who works in the Department of Mathematics, gets an O pin.
Canela Lopez
Student Canela Lopez is honored with the 2019 Carolyn Barber-Pierre Trailblazer Award.
Lisa Currie and Asha Wafer
Lisa Currie, left, interim associate director of the Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity, congratulates student Asha Wafer.
Abi Mbaye and Anfernee Murray
Students Abi Mbaye and Anfernee Murray are part of the event sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Scott Tims, Carolyn Barber-Pierre
Scott Tims, assistant vice president in student affairs / campus health, receives the Ally of the Year Award from Carolyn Barber-Pierre.