UCEM Leaders win MIT Diversity Awards
Two faculty leaders at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan-supported University Center of Exemplary Mentoring (UCEM) were recently recognized by the university for their (respective) contributions to furthering diversity and inclusion on campus.
Gloria Anglon, Assistant Director of Diversity Initiatives for the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education received the Staff Award for Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion. The award is "presented to a staff member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to enrich the experience for students at MIT" and "has shown a passion and willingness to engage students in activities, programs, or simply in dialogue about matters related to diversity and inclusion." MIT Professor of Electrical Engineering Leslie Kolodziejski, received the Faculty Ambassador Award. The award is presented to a faculty member who has shown a great commitment to enhancing the experience for students at MIT that transcends the boundaries of the classroom" and "has shown an enthusiasm both inside and outside of the classroom for multiculturalism and diversity." You can read more about the awards on the MIT website.
The awards are given each year through MIT Office of Multicultural Programs. The Foundation congratulates Dr. Anglon and Dr. Kolodziejski for the well-deserved recognition.