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Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC)


The Multicultural Affairs Committee is comprised of students, faculty and staff from the School of Dentistry with the purpose of promoting diversity and planning activities that celebrate different cultures.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry Multicultural Affairs  Committee is to create an atmosphere where students, staff, faculty and patients can inter-act and benefit in a supportive environment by promoting justice and by exploring and celebrating differences and similarities.

The Multicultural Affairs Committee will contribute to the University of Michigan School of Dentistry’s process for achieving excellence through diversity by:

  • Providing directions for changed and promoting progress based on current and previous findings of the Multicultural Initiatives Committee;
  • Acting as an advisory committee to the Dean of School and providing yearly progress reports to the Dean for dissemination;
  • Supporting other groups and committees in promoting multiculturalism and diversity.

Meet the MAC Members

The committee meets on the second Monday of the month at 5:30 PM.  To join the committee, contact Cheryl Quiney.

MAC Sponsored Events

Dr. May serves at King's Fest 2008

Taste Fest

Each year MAC hosts a Taste Fest. This event highlights food from the many diverse cultures representated at the School of Dentistry.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

MAC celebrates Martin Luther King Jr Day with a speaker, presentation of the Ida Gray Diversity Awards and a reception.

MLK Day Slideshow

Women's Tea

In celebration of Women's Awareness Month, the MAC celebrates the past, present, and future achievements of the women of the School of Dentistry. View 2012 Photos