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Shepard Symposium Social Justice Awards

Description of Award

  • Every year the Shepard Symposium on Social Justice honors one student, one faculty or staff member, and one community member.
  • Nominees are individuals who work to support justice, equality, and inclusion locally and globally.

Award Winners:

2016

  • Student:
    Jessica White
  • Community Member: 
    Aimee Van Cleave
  • Faculty or Staff Award:
    Kate Welsh

2015

  • Student
    Natawsha Mitchell
    Sean Christina Slagle
  • Community Member: 
    Nichole Bondurant

Criteria and Application Instructions. 

  • Nominees for Shepard Symposium Social Justice Student Award must be part of the University of Wyoming community—all departments are accepted. They must be demonstrably dedicated to a social justice cause, project, or organization. The nominee must demonstrate leadership by acting as an advocate and role model for their chosen activities within the university and the wider community.
  • Nominees for Shepard Symposium Social Justice Faculty or Staff Award must be part of the University of Wyoming community—all departments are accepted. They must be demonstrably dedicated to a social justice cause, project, or organization. The nominee must demonstrate leadership by acting as an advocate and role model for their chosen activities within the university and the wider community.
  • Nominees for the Shepard Symposium Social Justice Community Member Award must be demonstrably dedicated to a social justice cause, project, or organization.  The nominee must live or work in Wyoming and they must demonstrate leadership by acting as an advocate and role model for their chosen activities within the State of Wyoming and the wider community.
  • To be considered for this award, nominators must submit a completed application, consisting of this nomination form; a copy of the nominee’s list of relevant activities, CV, or resume; and a letter of nomination.
    • The letter of nomination should contain clear references to how the nominee has demonstrated leadership, courage and compassion in their work as a social justice advocate as well as indicate how long the nominee has been working as an advocate or role model for their chosen cause.

Due Date: 

  • March 21, 2017

Nomination:

Nominations have closed for this year. Please check back for the 2018 Awards!


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Christi Boggs, Ed.D. and Michelle Jarman, Ph.D.

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