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June 9, 2003

Awards and Honors

Diversity efforts honored

Members of the campus community and programs making substantial contributions to furthering diversity were showcased in May 9 at the Diversity Awards Luncheon at University House. This year's award winners were David Belanger, professor of physics; Judy Yung, professor of American studies;
Mary Silver, professor of ocean sciences; Jesse Magana and Ilse Kolbus, Physical Plant; the Division of Student Affairs; the Library Cultural Diversity Committee; Francisco Hernandez, vice chancellor of Student Affairs; and
Tara Madhyastha, assistant professor of computer engineering. Chancellor Greenwood presented the awards.

Pictured here, front row (l-r): David Belanger, Chancellor Greenwood; Patti Hiramoto, EEO/Affirmative Action; and Judy Yung. Second row (l-r): Mary Silver, Jesse Magana, Ilse Kolbus, Alma Sifuentes, accepting the award on behalf of the Division of Student Affairs; Vice Chancellor Francisco Hernandez; Jesse Silva and Ken Lyons, accepting the award on behalf of the Library Cultural Diversity Committee; and Tara Madhyastha.
(UCSC Photo Services)

The awards program and event were cosponsored by the Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Office, Staff Human Resources, Academic Human Resources, and the Chancellor's Office.

Nominees also included Cony Rolon, PEERS project; Yoshihito Shibata, OPERS, Counseling and Psychological Services Unit; Nicolle Thiebaut and Sharon Omori, UNEX; Barbara Bedford and the Career Center; Nancy Cox-Konopelski, Nandini Bhattacharya, and Elizabeth Alsberg for the Academic Excellence (ACE) Honors Program ; Professor Russell Flegal and Marlene Robinson, California Alliance for Minority Participation; Professor Phillip Crews, chemistry; Tony Garcia, Math, Engineering and Science Achievement; Professor Barry Bowman, Professor Leo Ortiz, and Bernice Frankl for Minority Access to Research Careers and Minority Biomedical Research Support.
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