STONE RIDGE – SUNY Ulster Faculty Association (SUFA) awarded six students with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Scholarship at a ceremony on Wednesday, April 12, 2023.
SUFA President Dr. Nichola Harris, SUFA Vice President Chris Seubert, and Dr. Mkajuma Mbogho, Professor of Biology, were among some of the faculty who presented these awards. Kevin Stoner, Vice President of Academic Affairs gave congratulatory remarks and reflection. Candace Van Dyke, Associate Professor and Chief Diversity Officer closed out the third annual SUFA scholarship ceremony.
The following students were awarded scholarships:
Penelope Rose – “If I’m Not Human, What Am I?” – Poem
Roaa Abouida – “Under This Roof In America” – Poem
Tandy St.Hill – “D.I.E.” – Poem
Ethan King – “My name Is Ethan and I am Christian” – Poem
Arianna Moore – “Transforming the Ancient Myth of Hades and Persephone” – Painting
Ivy Quintero – “Jamaica, Queens: A Cultural Diversity Love Letter” – Poem
The Faculty Association is the collective bargaining unit for all faculty at Ulster County Community College. The Association negotiates the faculty contract and ensures that the contract is followed by both the faculty and the administration of the College.