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2018 OMA Graduation Cord Nomination Form

Presented by Multicultural Affairs, the OMA Graduation Cords are given to graduating seniors in Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and School of General Studies who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to inclusion, global diversity, social justice, and multiculturalism through the OMA, campus leadership, activism, community involvement, academic endeavors, and/or personal dedication.

Worn in the various graduation ceremonies, the graduation cords are also a powerful visual symbol of our new graduates’ ongoing commitment as alumni in continuing and sharing the office's mission of supporting personal development, advancing the strength within communities, acknowledging diversity in the different aspects of their lives, working toward social justice, honoring our different and intersecting legacies of struggle and survival, and building meaningful coalitions across different identities.

If interested, read more about the nomination criteria and the application process.

The deadline to submit is Friday, March 30, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

Nominee Information
Nominator Information
If self-nominating, please write "self."
Please Respond to the Following Questions:
Please give specific examples. Please do not exceed 250 words.
Please do not exceed 250 words.
Please do not exceed 250 words.
Signature and Date
During the OMA Graduation Cord Ceremony, we highlight some of the wonderful words written about the honorees by their nominators. If your nominee is selected, we ask for your permission to possibly read selections from your nomination form.

Multicultural Affairs


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2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: 212-854-0720

Fax: 212-854-6972

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