The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, a department in NYU’s Division of Students Affairs, has announced its 2012 Nia Awards. The Nia (Swahili word meaning purpose) recognize the achievements of members of the NYU community who promote diversity and social justice in their work for NYU and New York City communities.
W.E.B DuBois/ Nelson Mandela Commitment to Dialogue and Education Award
Maurice Shirley (Graduate)
Mahatma Gandhi/Rigoberta Menchu Tum Innovative Response Award
Lizza M Dauenhauer-Pendley (Undergraduate)
Urvashi Vaid/ Melinda Paras Inclusive Programming Award
Zaneta Rago (Graduate)