Honors: Student Diversity & Social Justice Black Carpet Award Recipients

Student Diversity & Social Justice hosted the second annual Black Carpet Awards, an event designed to recognize the contributions of black students, staff, faculty, and community partners. The following individuals and organizations were award recipients:

  • Pre-law student Candace Mays, the Audre Lorde Student Leadership Award
  • Film and theatre professor Clarence Gilyard, the Dr. Bert Babero Sr. Faculty/Staff Award 
  • Nu Eta chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, the Blackprint Award
  • Community member and alumna Audrey E. James ('65 BS Elementary Education and '71 M.Ed.), the Claytee White Community Advocate Award

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