Congratulations to the winners of MCLA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Awards!


MCLA held its annual Awards for Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, honoring students, faculty, and staff who have helped further the College’s DEI efforts. These members of our campus community have created new opportunities for everyone here to advocate, learn, and get involved with DEI.

Learn more about the DEI Awards here.


Student Awards

Brianna Christie ’22

Ian Crombie ‘23


Student Organization Awards

 Queer Student Union

Women of Color Initiative


Department Awards  

Center for Academic Technology

Fine and Performing Arts Department


Faculty Awards 

Dr. Nicole Porther, Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Ruby Vega, Associate Professor and Department Chair, Psychology


Staff Awards

Alishia Alther, Freel Library Acquisitions & Technical Services Assistant

Erica Barreto, Coordinator, MCLA Institute for the Arts and Humanities


Distinguished Career Achievement Award

Theresa O’Bryant, Dean of Student Success and Engagement