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Multi-Cultural Awards

Center for Global Education and Diversity, Max Roth Center; 570-408-7854 • Email

The Center for Global Education and Diversity accepts nominations once a year for students, faculty, staff and board members, demonstrating significant contributions toward raising multicultural awareness at Wilkes University.

Wilkes Helping Hands Student Award: Student who has contributed the most to improve the diversity climate at Wilkes.


Wilkes Diversity Leader Faculty Award: Faculty member who has contributed the most to improve the diversity climate at Wilkes.


Wilkes Diversity Change Agent Staff Award: Staff member who has contributed the most to improve the diversity climate at Wilkes.


Wilkes Diversity Executive Award: Member of the Board of Trustees or the President's Cabinet or a Dean who has contributed to improve the diversity climate at Wilkes.

Global Scholar and Citizen Award:  A student demonstrating significant contributions toward raising international awareness at Wilkes through high academic achievement and involvement in campus and community activities promoting cross-cultural awareness.

Click here for Nomination Form


Past Winners: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2014

Wilkes Helping Hands Student Award: Silvia Silvi
Wilkes Diversity Leader Faculty Award:
Dr. Fanhui Kong
Wilkes Diversity Change Agent Staff Award:
Mrs. Megan Valkenburg
Global Scholar and Citizen Award:
Deanna Moore

2013

Wilkes Helping Hands Student Award: Bader Alqahtani
Wilkes Diversity Leader Faculty Award:
Dr. Jennifer Thomas
Wilkes Diversity Change Agent Staff Award:
Dr. Phillip Ruthkosky
Wilkes Executive Diversity Award:
Dr. Linda Winkler
Global Scholar and Citizen Award:
Mohammed Jalloh

2012

Wilkes Helping Hands Student Award: Jason Benjamin
Wilkes Diversity Leader Faculty Award:
Dr. Andrew Miller
Wilkes Diversity Change Agent Staff Award:
Ms. Elizabeth Swantek
Wilkes Executive Diversity Award:
Dr. Mark Allen
Global Scholar and Citizen Award:
Charlotte Hacker, Phat Nguyen

2011


Wilkes Helping Hands Student Award: Mohammed Alamani
Wilkes Diversity Leader Faculty Award: Dr. Helen Davis
Wilkes Diversity Change Agent Staff Award: Amy Mbye
Wilkes Diversity Executive Award: Dr. Paul Browne
Global Scholar and Citizen Award: Jacqueline Lukas

2010

Wilkes Helping Hands Student Award:
Santino Gabos and Xiaoqiao Zhang
Wilkes Diversity Leader Faculty Award: Dr. Gina Morrison
Wilkes Diversity Change Agent Staff Award: Michael McCree
Wilkes Diversity Executive Award: Marjorie Marquart
Global Scholar and Citizen Award: Alyssa Ciesla

2009
Wilkes Helping Hands Student Award: Lili Dibai
Wilkes Diversity Leader Faculty Award: Dr. Evene Estewick
Wilkes Diversity Change Agent Staff Award: Brian Bogart
Wilkes Diversity Executive Award: Susan Shoval
Global Scholar and Citizen Award: Felixa Wingen

2008:

Outstanding student leader for Diversity: Mark Congdon, Jr.
Staff Agent of Change:
Amy Mbye
Board Member Leadership Award in Diversity:
Marjorie Marquart
Leadership of the Diversity Task Force:
Dr. Andrea Frantz

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