Written by Gabrielle Little
Willimantic, Conn. -Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting nominations from the community for the Latin American Distinguished Service Award. Nominations must be received by Tuesday, April 2.
The Latin American Distinguished Service Award recognizes individuals who have performed extraordinary service in support of the Latin-American community by either developing or contributing to programs or activities that focus on positive development of minority youth and/or foster minority educational opportunities and advancement. Winners will receive and have their names added to a commemorative plaque to be displayed on campus.
Three awards will be given: one to a member of the faculty or staff; one to a member of the student body; and one to a member of the community.
The awards will be presented at a reception on Wednesday, April 25, at 6 p.m. in the Paul E. Johnson Sr. Community Conference Room of the J. Eugene Smith Library. The ceremony is free and open to the public.
For additional information regarding the program, please call Indira Petoskey at (860) 465-5749 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org