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Diversity & Inclusion Events


UMass Chan sponsors many events each year, which celebrate the rich and diverse cultures that make up our academic community. These events provide opportunities for the entire UMass Chan community to come together to celebrate the richness of our diverse community.

Click the links below for more information on the many UMass Chan diversity events.

International Festival 

Our annual International Festival is a celelbration of the 64 countries and numerous cultures that make up our UMass Chan community. The festival features international cuisine, performances and vendor booths, which sell handcrafts from around the globe. Click here to learn more.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

The Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration is a time when we join the nation in recognizing the many contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States, while at the same time celebrating our faculty, staff and students who share a Hispanic heritage and who have contributed so much to our academic community. Click here to learn more.

Martin Luther King Day Celebration of Service

The UMass Chan Martin Luther King Day Celebration of Services is an opportunity for our community to come together and share the legacy of Dr. King by highlighting the importance of service. At our MLK celebrations, faculty, staff and residents who have contributed to advancing institutional excellence through diversity, civility, and enhancing cultural competence and reducing health disparities are given awards. In addition, students are awarded the annual MLK Student Award for Service for their community projects. The Chancellor's Awards for Civility & Diversity are also awarded during this celebration. Click here to learn more.