A Salute to Close and Marrett

Stacey Close

Stacey Close

Tip your hat to Stacey Close, associate vice president of equity and diversity, and Cliff Marrett, director of the Center for Internships and Career Development.

100 Men of Color

Both were honored at the fifth anniversary of the 100 Men of Color Black Tie Gala and Awards on Oct. 20, at The

Cliff Marrett, left, and Alonzo Beckett '99

Cliff Marrett, left, and Alonzo Beckett ’99


Bushnell in Hartford for their service to the community. Alonzo Beckett ’99, owner and founder of NE Video, was also honored.NBA legend Derek Anderson was the keynote speaker for the event. Hartford-based Eleven28 Entertainment, founded by motivational speaker June Archer, hosts 100 Men of Color.