2019 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 2019 winners, who will be honored at UMB’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 6 featuring Prince George’s County (Md.) Executive Angela Alsobrooks, JD ’96, as the keynote speaker.

The MLK Award recipients serve as models of the ideals epitomized by the life and work of Dr. King.

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Outstanding UMB Faculty Award

Larry S. Gibson, LLB, will receive the Outstanding UMB Faculty Award as part of the University’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 6.

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Outstanding UMB Student Award

Vanessa Gonzalez-Wright will receive the Outstanding UMB Student Award as part of the University’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 6.

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Outstanding UMB Staff Award

Cherita F. Adams, MBA, MS, will receive the Outstanding UMB Staff Award as part of the University’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 6.

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