Scholar and Honors Programs

ALANA Achievement Awards

Each year, the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs recognizes the outstanding contribution of ALANA students at Ithaca College with a number of awards.  We would like to congratulate the following students who were nominated and selected for 2012 ALANA Senior Awards, in recognition of the achievements and work of our graduating class.

 Inspiration Award: Presented to students who have shown empathy, helpfulness, and a willingness to go above and beyond in support of their peers.
Shuaibu Ali
Katherine Bowen
Sheraz Iqbal
Mamuyan Jones
Char Manlove-Laws
Brandon McCullough
Stephanie Sang
Evelyne Santiago
Katherine Turner
Tiffany Valentin

Chaves/Lorde Social Justice Award:
Presented to students who have increased awareness of issues of social justice and /or cultural competence in the Ithaca College community.
Questen Benjamin
Xavier Christmas

Chawla/Ochoa Academic Achievement Award:
Presented to students who have shown a commitment to enhancing their educational experience through scholarly pursuits, while maintaining a high level of academic achievement (cumulative 3.3 GPA). Note: This award is intended for students who have done outstanding academic work outside the classroom in their field of interest: i.e. research, conference presentations, published writings, etc.
DeAsia Gilmer
Ashley Hunter
Sydney Normil
Sudie-Ann Robinson
Didi Shum
Leslie Spalding
Yeimmy Torrez

Chung/Thorpe Leadership Award:
Presented to students who have increased the profile of the ALANA community by participating in leadership roles throughout their Ithaca College career.
Xavier Christmas
Aaron Edwards
Aja Houpe
Tiffany Valentin
Draupadie Wickramasinghe

DuBois/Mandela Award for Scholarship, Leadership & Service:
Presented to students for their significant scholarly achievement (cumulative 3.5 GPA or above) and exemplary contributions to the ALANA community.
Sudie-Ann Robinson
Leslie Spalding
Yeimmy Torrez   

The ALS Alumni Memorial Scholarship honors a high achieving African-American, Latino/a, Asian, or Native American (ALANA) student at Ithaca College, who has made significant contributions to multicultural awareness and to well being of ALANA students on the Ithaca College Campus. Congratulations to THOMAS RANSOM, our 2012-13 Award Recipient!

The Rashad G. Richardson "I Can Achieve" Memorial Scholarship is a merit scholarship intended to recognize a high-achieving male/female Ithaca College student representing the ALANA community. The student receiving this scholarship will have made significant contributions toward improving the quality of life for ALANA youth in the Tompkins County Community. In the event that the recipient of this award is receiving need-based loans, the award will be utilized to reduce loan indebtedness. We are pleased to congratulate IKECHUKWU "IKE" NNADI on being our 2012 recipient!