Ivan Gabriel Cardona embodies the spirit of diversity. Since 2013, he has been working at Fast Forward Charter High as a tutor/mentor supervisor and a math intervention specialist.
The recipients of USU's 26th Annual Diversity Awards are celebrated for their efforts in diversity, equity and inclusion. Click on each recipient below to learn more about them. Read more about the Diversity Awards in Utah State Today, or view past recipients.
The Cache Refugee Immigrant Connection (CRIC) supports those leaving their homeland due to discrimination, violence and inequality. Founded in 2013, the nonprofit organization provides numerous resources for diverse refugees and immigrants.
A professor in the Psychology Department since 2000, Melanie Domenech Rodríguez is a quintessential scholar and teacher of diversity, as well as a human being who walks through life thinking of others.
Jeannie Sur models diversity and is on the Diversity and Equity Committee in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Her role is as a business assistant in the Department of History and the scholarship specialist for the college.
Ekeoma (Ugo) Ezeh has dedicated herself to modeling behavior that promotes diversity and maximizes opportunities to achieve diversity. As a student of color, Ugo strives to be her authentic self and to make USU a better place.