Three accomplished alumni from the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences will receive awards during the upcoming Gift of Giving Gala to be held April 7 at The Hotel at the University of Maryland. The gala is hosted by the university’s Student Success Leadership Council and is designed to:
- Build bridges and community among students, alumni, faculty and staff,
- Raise money for the Student Success Emergency Scholarship Fund and
- Honor outstanding alumni, faculty, staff and students who have made significant impact on the university’s Black community.
This year’s honorees include:
Craig Thompson (AASD, GVPT ’92), an attorney and member of the UMD Board of Trustees, who will be received the Hiram Whittle Legacy Award.
Jazz Lewis (GVPT ’11, MPP ’14), a Maryland state delegate, who will receive the Aaron McGruder Trailblazer Award.
Dr. Jason Nichols (AASD ’11), a lecturer in the UMD Department of African American Studies, who will receive the M. Lucia James Impact Award.
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