Honors: Charles Buchanan and Victoria Baltimore-Dale

Student Diversity & Social Justice hosted the 3rd Annual Black Carpet Awards. The Black Carpet was designed as a means to celebrate and recognize the contributions of Black students, staff, faculty, and community members. What started as one of the premier events during Black History Month, the Black Carpet is now an annual campus tradition that honors those within the African Diaspora.  This year's recipients are as follows:

  • Audre Lorde Leadership Award (Recognizes Black student leader at UNLV) — Charles Buchanan (Dentistry)
  • Dr. Bert Babero Sr. Faculty/Staff Award (Recognizes Black staff or faculty member at UNLV) — Victoria Baltimore-Dale (Dance)
  • The Blackprint Award (Recognizes UNLV Black registered student organization) — Theta Sigma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Claytee White Community Advocate Award (Recognizes Black community member or partner) — Carmella Gadsen (Institute for a Progressive Nevada)

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