Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming

Global Resource Navigation

Give to UW
Download UW Viewbook
Visit Campus

Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

About the Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

The Commitment to Diversity Award is named after Dr. Willena Wilkinson Stanford, a former faculty member in the UW department of African American and Diaspora Studies. Dr. Stanford demonstrated a commitment to the education of all students during her tenure at UW. She is remembered for her contributions to the appreciation of diversity at the University and for her service on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Days of Dialogue Steering Committee.

This prestigious award recognizes students who, through their actions, have demonstrated a commitment to enhance and support diversity and equal educational opportunities for all students at UW.

Past Recipients of the Willena Stanford Award

Year

Student

Hometown

2006*

Zanyaille Lyons

Cheyenne, WY

2007

Helen Chanthongthip

Rawlins, WY

2008

Adriana Magana

Green River, WY

2009

Jeremy Joseph

Walnut Creek, CA

2010

Tracy Montanez

Alliance, NE

2011

Sydney Ezell

Cheyenne, WY

2012

Arla Mistica

Wheatland, WY

2013

Jaryd Unangst

Casper, WY

2014

Ahmed Balogun

Kwara, Nigeria

2015

Natawsha Mitchell

Torrington, WY

2016

Marlin Holmes

Charlotte, NC

* The first award was presented in 2006


Share This Page:

Contact Us

MLK DOD Steering Committee

Email: mlkdod@uwyo.edu

Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window) Find us on Twitter (Link opens a new window)

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Twitter Icon Youtube Icon Instagram Icon Vimeo Icon Facebook Icon

Accreditation | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainful Employment | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Accessibility information icon