2018 MLK Diversity Award Winners

Each year, UMB presents Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Recognition Awards for individual and/or group achievements in the areas of diversity and inclusiveness.

The Diversity Advisory Council named the 2018 winners, who were honored at UMB’s Black History Month celebration featuring keynote speaker Pamela V. Hammond, PhD. The MLK Award recipients serve as models of the ideals epitomized by the life and work of Dr. King.

Bret Hassel, PhD

Outstanding UMB Faculty Award

Bret Hassel received the Outstanding UMB Faculty Award as part of the University’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 1.

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Tiffany Otto

Outstanding UMB Student Award

Tiffany Otto received the Outstanding UMB Student Award as part of the University’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 1.

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UMB CURE Scholars Program

Outstanding UMB Staff Award

The UMB CURE Scholars Program’s central leadership team received the Outstanding UMB Staff Award as part of the University’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 1.

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