On Tuesday, April 30, five members of the graduating Class of 2019 received a Dean's Award at the Student Leadership Awards ceremony.
Each year, the Dean of Students recognizes seniors who, through their involvement on- and off-campus, embody Oxy's four pillars of Equity, Excellence, Service and Community. The College recognizes these exceptional undergraduates for their passion, dedication, hard work and commitment to the Oxy community and beyond.
Community: Rahsaan Middleton
A biology major, Rahsaan has worked to build community on campus through his involvement with the Muslim Student Association.
Equity: Manjun Hao
A Diplomacy & World Affairs major, Manjun is motivated to create equitable spaces and experiences for international students, and celebrating international identities on campus.
Equity: Diego Zapata
A biology major with an environmental science concentration, Diego is committed to sustainability and drawing on both science and policy to build healthy, equitable communities.
Excellence: Anna Palmer
A sociology major, Anna has devoted her college career to community-based collaborations, mentorship, social justice and academic research.
Service: Jacques Lesure
Having designed his own interdisciplinary major, Resistive Education in Theory, Research and Policy, Jacques is passionate about ensuring positive life outcomes for youth through equitable education systems.