Congratulations to the 2015 ExCEL Award Recipients

Excel AwardsOn March 25, 2015, the Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards honored more than 30 students, staff, faculty and community members for their commitment to creating a campus environment that promotes diversity and excellence.

The 10th Annual Awards, organized by Multicultural Student Programs and Services, took place in Sottile Theatre.

This year’s recipients are:

Outstanding Student of the Year

School of the Arts – Breonta Peterson

School of Business – Katherine Eaton

School of Education, Health, and Human Performance – Lydia Geathers

School of Humanities and Social Sciences – Aliah Muhammad

School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs – Lorena Gonzalez-Marrero

School of Professional Studies – Tammy Williams

School of Sciences and Mathematics – Aliya Dumas

Honors College – Neha Muppala and Needhee Patel

Graduate School – Aaron Holly

Female Student Athlete of the Year – Alexia Neal

Male Student Athlete of the Year – Devon Reed

Outstanding Bonner Leader of the Year – Ansley Pope

Septima P. Clark – Ebony Pollock

Lucille S. Whipper – Natalie Simmons

Eugene C. Hunt (Rising Senior Minority Student) – Trevor Stubbs-Stroud

Eugene C. Hunt (Rising Junior Minority Student) – Jasmin Graham

SCAMP Student of the Year – Quinten Meadors

Outstanding Faculty of the Year

School of the Arts – Kristin Alexander

School of Business- Daniel Huerta Sanchez

School of Education, Health, and Human Performance – Andrea DeMaria

School of Humanities and Social Sciences – Myra Seaman

School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs – Anthony Greene

School of Sciences and Mathematics – Pamela Riggs-Gelasco

Honors College – Anton Vandee Zee

Other Award Categories

Outstanding Staff Member of the Year – Harriet Mazyck

The Unsung Champion Award – Laura Moses

Excellence in Customer Service Award – Janet Brewton

The Good Neighbor Award – Ali Rahnamoon

The Eddie Ganaway Distinguished Alumni Award – Ashley Davis

Safe Zone Advocacy Award – Isabel Williams

Diversity Service of the Year Award – Kesha Rainey

Demetria N. Clemons Distinguished Mentor Award – Jolanda-Pieta van Arnhem

Administrator of the Year Award – Frances C. Welch

College of Charleston Impact Award – Demetria N. Clemons

The Presidential Legacy Awards

The President Leo I. Higdon Outstanding Leadership Award – William Youngblood

The President Alex Sanders Outstanding Public Service Award – Devon Hanahan

The President Theodore Stern Visionary Award – Anita Zucker

The President Harry Lightsey Humanitarian Award – Valerie Morris