University of Iowa News Release
May 16, 2003
Local Student Wins UI Multicultural Student Graduation Honor
(NAME OF STUDENT), a recent University of Iowa graduate from (HOMETOWN), was recently named as the top multicultural graduate of the university's (NAME OF COLLEGE OR DEPARTMENT).
(STUDENT) received (his/her) award during the Multicultural Graduation and Recognition Banquet on May 15 in the Iowa Memorial Union. The multicultural graduation and recognition banquet honors students of color in each of the university's colleges who have excelled academically while attending the UI. Established in 1990 by the men's athletics department, the Graduate College and Support Services Programs, the recognition banquet publicly recognizes minority students receiving professional, graduate, and undergraduate degrees from the UI. Each college confers a Dean's Achievement Award to a selected student, as well as Student Leadership Awards given by departments to students who have demonstrated leadership outside the classroom.
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