UPDATED: Award Recipients of North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Awards

MLK Spirit Award poster

And the winners are…

The North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Awards are given to faculty, staff, students, postdocs, and student organizations in North Campus schools and colleges at the University of Michigan who exemplify the leadership and vision of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through their commitment to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion, including within the context of the pandemic and our reignited sense of urgency to address root causes of social injustice.

The annual awards, held on Monday, January 16th this year, are hosted by the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture + Urban PlanningCollege of EngineeringPenny W. Stamps School of Art & Design; and School of Music, Theatre & Dance, in collaboration with ArtsEngine and the Duderstadt Center as part of U-M’s MLK Symposium to honor and commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. King.

Congratulations 2023 Award Recipients!

Student Recipients

Faculty Recipients

Student Organization Recipients

Staff Recipients

Special Thanks to:

North Campus Deans

  • Alec D. Gallimore, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering — College of Engineering
  • David Gier, Dean — School of Music, Theatre & Dance
  • Jonathan Massey, Dean — A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning
  • Carlos Francisco Jackson, Dean — Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design

2023 North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Awards Committee

  • Eda Bozkurt, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Alex Cicalese, Michigan Engineering
  • Debby Covington, Michigan Engineering
  • Stephanie Gary, Stamps School of Art & Design
  • Stephen Gonzalez, Michigan Engineering
  • Debra Mexicotte, ArtsEngine
  • Lyonel Milton, Michigan Engineering
  • Kathi Reister, Duderstadt Center
  • Caitlin Taylor, School of Music, Theatre & Dance
  • Nikshith Reddy Nagaraja Reddy, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Visit the NC Deans’ MLK Spirit Awards site to see a complete list of nominees and recipients, and pictures from the event.