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Congratulations Cynthia!

August 25, 2011
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2011 Diversity Award for Community Building

The University of Washington Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity Award for Community Building is presented annually at the Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) Bridging the Gap Breakfast to a University of Washington student, staff member or faculty member whose efforts toward positive change on campus have resulted in multicultural community building.

2011 Recipient – Cynthia del Rosario

Cynthia del Rosario

Cynthia del Rosario is the director for Graduate Minority Recruitment and Retention at the UW Information School, and previously held a similar position in the College of Education. Her powerful leadership and networking skills have strengthened campus and community dialogues surrounding the topic of diversity. Del Rosario sponsors the iSchool’s Diversity Committee and supported the formation of a student organization, iEracism. She is also active in the Graduate Opportunities for Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP), working to ensure that the iSchool, College of Education and GO-MAP communities know how to support diversity initiatives across campus. Del Rosario received a bachelor’s degree in speech communication in 1994 and master’s degree in education in 1996 from the University of Washington.

Award Criteria

  • Recipient’s efforts or projects alter the way we think about ourselves and the University through multicultural perspectives
  • Recipient encourages dialogue, promotes reflection, builds community and inspires action
  • Recipient engages in public and/or academically oriented endeavors that demonstrate leadership skills in organizing change on campus
  • Recipient’s efforts bring about equity on campus or in our society

Award Presentation

The award will be presented by the Vice President/Vice Provost at the Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) Bridging the Gap Breakfast during UW Homecoming weekend, Saturday, October 29, 2011 .

 

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  1. vickeroo permalink
    August 25, 2011 12:05 pm

    Such great news, and a very deserving recipient.

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