Every spring, the Center for Global Education and Diversity hosts a ceremony honoring members of the Wilkes community who are being recognized for their work encouraging globalization on campus and fostering multicultural awareness.
Nominations are from February 3 to March 13.
The Multicultural Awards is an opportunity to recognize those people at Wilkes who have helped students take advantage of the opportunities at Wilkes.
Nominations for the awards and past winners are listed at http://www.wilkes.edu/multiculturalawards.
The ceremony is April 9 at 4 p.m. in the Savitz Lounge.
Award categories include the 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; and the 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.