The ALANA Spring Awards Banquet is a celebration
of the achievements of ALANA studentand their allies
at the end of every academic year. There is 100% participation with each college or school represented by a faculty
or staff member who delivers the award for that particular academic unit. In many cases, advisors and professors who have been
mentors to students are present during the awards ceremony.
NOMINATIONS DUE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
- Tim Shiner Ally* Award: Awarded to an individual(s) (student, staff, and/or faculty) who demonstrate a strong commitment to work within the ALANA community in an effort to create social change
- Ram Vincent-Bryan Community Builders Award: Recognizes
a student(s) who contributes to the ALANA community
through their intentional community building.
- Rodney S. Patterson Award: Awarded to a first-year student(s) who demonstrates a commitment to academic success and creating a better environment for the ALANA Community.
- Alan B. Urgent Award: This award recognizes an individual(s) who embody the spirit of advocacy and social justice.
- Lufuno Tshikororo Award: Awarded to individual (s) who have demonstrated emerging leadership at UVM.
- Roger Summers Award: Recognizing a student(s) who has affected the ALANA community through their leadership and vision.
- Angela Batista Award: A student who has demonstrated a commitment to social justice and change through anti-racist work.
- Outstanding Staff and Faculty Award: A staff and/or faculty member who has displayed continual commitment to Leadership, Advocacy, and Social Justice.
- Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Awarded to a graduate student who has worked to improve the climate at the University of Vermont.
- Outstanding Club Advisor: Awarded to an ALANA-affiliated organization’s advisor (formal or informal) for mentorship, guidance, and dedication to student development.
*In the context of race, The ALANA Student Center defines an ally
to be someone who possesses a dominant identity (White) and works
to build community and education around racial identities that are
marginalized on this campus.
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