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Ethnic and Community Center Academic Achievement Awards

Ethnic and community center achievement awards honor affiliated graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and serve as role models to undergraduate and graduate students. Each center determines its own selection process and criteria.

2015 Recipients

VPGE Black Community Services Center Graduate Student of the Year Award

Jason Okonofua, Psychology

VPGE Academic Achievement Award for El Centro Chicano y Latino

Maribel Santiago, Education

VPGE Research Award for the Asian American Activities Center

Chris Suh, History

VPGE Graduate Feminist Scholar Award for the Women's Community Center

Mana Nakagawa, Education

VPGE Academic Achievement Award for the Stanford LGBT Community Resources Center

Ved Chirayath, Aeronautics & Astronautics

VPGE Academic Achievement Award for the Native American Cultural Center

Laughing Bear Torrez Dulgeroff, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Black Community Services Center

Black Community Services Center

The Black Community Services Center (BCSC) supports the advancement and excellence of Black students and Black student groups within the Stanford community.

El Centro Chicano y Latino

El Centro Chicano

El Centro Chicano y Latino programs provide students the opportunity to explore Chicano and Latino culture, history, and traditions.

Women's Community Center

Women's Community Center

The Women's Community Center (WCC) sponsors programs that promote women's success as scholars, leaders, and activists at Stanford and beyond.

Native American Cultural Center

Native American Cultural Center

The Native American Cultural Center (NACC) provides thorough support to the Stanford Native community and a space to share ideas and enhance the Stanford experience.

LGBT Community Resources Center

LGBT Community Resources Center

The LGBT Community Resources Center (LGBT-CRC) provides a safe and welcoming space for students celebrating, questioning, investigating, or struggling with sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Asian American Activities Center

Asian American Activities Center

The Asian American Activities Center (A3C) serves as Stanford's primary resource for Asian American student affairs and community development.