DYSON STAFF, FACULTY, AND STUDENT RECOGNIZED AT THE 2006 NATIONAL ROLE MODELS CONFERENCE
Dyson College Academic Adviser Tracy Jarvis received the 2006 National Role Model Recruiter Award for "exemplary achievements in identifying and expanding opportunities for others" from Minority Access, Inc. at their National Role Models Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada in September.
Associate Professor of Chemistry JaimeLee Iolani Rizzo, PhD, also received Minority Access's 2006 Role Model Award.
Dr. Rizzo's former research student, Natasha Fougere, biochemistry '06, received the Student Role Model Award as well. Fougere is enrolled in Long Island University's Pharmacy Program.
Minority Access is a non-profit educational organization which provides support to individuals, colleges and universities, corporations and governments to diversify their campuses and work sites by improving the recruitment, retention and enhancement of minorities. The conference assembles high achieving innovators, recruiters, students, mentors, alumni and institutions that have been exemplary in producing minority researchers.