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Students and staff pose for a group photo on a Multicultural Affairs trip to Washington D.C. in Fall 2011

Student Staff

Our student employees are a critical part of the Office of Multicultural Affair's (OMA) success and provide invaluable support as well as being the frontline in welcoming you! If you are interested in applying for an OMA position, visit Jobhawk for openings each fall and spring or contact OMA directly. Our 2017-2018 student employees are:

CHAHAT GUPTA

Major: Business Administration, Year: Junior
Hometown: Delhi, India
Campus Involvement:Orientation Leader, OMA Ambassador, Indian Students Association, Association for Campus Events
Career Aspirations: Business Analyst, Programmer, Entrepreneur, World Traveler


Olutimileyin "Timi" Ogunjobi

Major: Mechanical Engineering, Year: Junior
Hometown: Worcester, Mass.
Campus Involvement: President of MALES (Men Achieving Leadership Excellence & Success), ASAO (Assoc. of Students of African Origin), NSBE (Nat'l Society of Black Engineers), BSU (Black Student Union), and HASA (Haitian American Student Association)
Career Aspirations: Leader of Innovation in Technology


Abdullah Muhammed "Sherazi"

Major:Mechanical Engineering,Year: Senior
Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan
Campus Involvement: President, Pakistani Students' Association, Diversity Peer Educator, Tutor-Dept. of Chemistry, Muslim Student Association
Career Aspirations: Agent of change, promote equal status and provide equal opportunities for all genders through a social welfare organization. A "free" school will be one of the many projects of the NGO. Develop an innovation hub in Pakistan whose purpose will be to provide amateur engineers a platform to work with a team to help local communities.


David Vieira Aguiar (RISE Grant Recipient)

Major: Psychology & Public Health, Year: Senior
Hometown: Fall River, Mass.
Campus Involvement: Resident Advisor, Campus Tour Guide, Orientation Leader, Ally Space trained
Career Aspirations: Director/Administrator within Higher Education, working with Multicultural Affairs or Student Affairs, HS Guidance Counselor, Mental Health Counselor, Community Psychologist, and/or Human Rights Advocacy.


Siva Narasimhadevara (RISE Grant Recipient)

Major: Biological Sciences, Year: Junior
Hometown: Tyngsboro, Mass.
Campus Involvement: Best Buddies, WUML intern, MALES
Career Aspirations: Medical school and earn a MD.


Chenxi Wang

Major:Computer Engineering, Year: second year Masters Student
Hometown: China
Campus Involvement: President of CSSA, active participant in International Programming
Career Aspirations: Hopes to work at a Software Development firm.


Frances reyes (OMA Peer liaison) 

Major: Chemical Engineering, Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lawrence, MA
Campus Involvement: Advocates of Tomorrow LLC, River Hawk Rising
Career Aspirations: Biomedical Engineer (research in pharmaceutical, tissue, genetic, and natural engineering), travel the world in search of natural resources for cures for illnesses, and work in a children's hospital.


Ricardo Candanedo (OMA Peer liaison)

Major:Computer Engineering, Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lowell, MA
Campus Involvement: OMA Peer Liaison
Career Aspirations: Software Engineer, Developer, Travelling the World.


Gabriella Gimas (OMA peer liaison)

Major: Undeclared Business, Year: Freshman
Hometown: Everett, MA
Campus Involvement: Manning Women in Business Club. River Hawk Rising, River Hawk Scholars Academy, Diversity Peer Educator
Career Aspirations: Entrepreneur, Accountant, Financial Analyst