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Ethnic and Community Center Academic Achievement Awards

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Ethnic and community center achievement awards honor affiliated graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and serve as role models to undergraduate and graduate students. Each center determines its own selection process and criteria.

2017 Recipients

VPGE Black Community Services Center Graduate Student of the Year Award

Kareem Edouard, Education - Learning Sciences & Technology Design

VPGE Academic Achievement Award for El Centro Chicano y Latino

Eli Moises Hernandez Diazgiron, Geological and Environmental Sciences and Luz Minerva Jimenez Ruvalcaba, Modern Thought and Literature

VPGE Research Award for the Asian American Activities Center

Renren Yang, Comparative Literature

VPGE Graduate Feminist Scholar Award for the Women's Community Center

Vanessa Seals, English

VPGE Academic Achievement Award for the Queer Student Resources Center

Faaris (Fares) Akremi, Law

VPGE Academic Achievement Award for the Native American Cultural Center

Mark Berger, Computer Science

VPGE Graduate Scholar Award for The Markaz: Resource Center

Osama El-Gabalawy, Medicine