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Alumni Award

Kenneth Ward
Executive Director, College Bound


UNC Center for Civil Rights

Community Award I

Ryan Spurrier
Wesley Campus Ministry

Community Award II

Black Alumni Reunion

Faculty Award

Mark Katz
Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Humanities, Director, Institute for the Arts & Humanities

Graduate/Professional  Student Award

Stephen Krueger, Master’s Student
School of Information and Library Science


Special Recognition Award

Christopher Wallace
Communiversity Youth Program


Staff Award

Dexter Robinson
College of Arts & Sciences

Undergraduate Student Award

Johnny Vang, Senior, Biology Major (Hickory)
Community Chair, Health Careers Club; Diversity Executive Committee Member, Student Government Association; Health on the Block, CHEOPS, and NC Health Careers Access Program


2016-2017 Diversity Award Committee

Diversity Award Chair
Dr. Virginia Miller, Professor of Genetics
School of Medicine

Lilian Hsiao, Associate Chair & Director of Undergraduate Studies
Asian Studies

Sertanya Reddy, Graduate Student
School of Arts & Sciences

Sara DePasquale, Assistant Professor, Public Law & Government
School of Government

Dr. DeVetta Holman Nash, Assistant Director
Student Wellness

Chloe Russell, Assistant Dean, Academic Advising
Undergraduate Education

Roy Hawke, Academic Director
School of Pharmacy

Monica Richard, Commission Chair
Orange County Human Relations Commission

Paul Cuadros, Associate Professor
School of Education

Michael Dominguez, Assistant Professor
School of Education

Annie Francis, Coordinator of Student Affairs
School of Social Work

Tre Shockley, Undergraduate Student
President, Black Student Movement

D&I Representative
Xiaowen Qin, Director of Diversity Research, Assessment and Analytics
Diversity & Inclusion

D&I Administrative Liaison
Taneisha Henderson, Administrative Support Specialist
Diversity & Inclusion

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