PULLMAN, Wash.—A Washington State University associate professor and two students received awards at the 12th annual Multicultural Student Services Convocation Feb. 12 at the Compton Union Building Ballroom.
Susan Swan, an associate professor of general education, and senior Sokun Meng and junior Francesca Delgado were honored for their commitment and service to MSS.
Swan was awarded the MSS Faculty/Staff of the Year award. Swan tutored at the African American Student Center and the Academic Enrichment Center. She served on the MSS Program Review Committee and is an advocate for issues affecting multicultural and underrepresented students.
Meng, a management information systems major from Tacoma, was recognized as the MSS Undergraduate of the Year for his commitment to academics, student involvement and leadership. Meng has been involved in MSS, the Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Center, Residence Life and the Associated Students of WSU. In addition to being to a student mentor for two years, Meng was a tutor at the Academic Enrichment Center, Minority Affairs Director for ASWSU and a residence hall director.
Delgado, a political science major from Kent, received the Undergraduate Award for Outstanding Service to MSS. Delgado has worked in the MSS office since 1999 and has helped give students the information and resources needed to succeed academically and socially. She has served as a student mentor for MSS and is involved with the group Preparing Aspiring Cougars of Color for Educational Excellence. Delgado is involved with the judicial board of ASWSU and the African American Association. She was the secretary for the Black Women’s Caucus and a representative for the Black Student Leadership Alliance.