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The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Rice

Honoring Dr. Raymond Johnson

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Johnson's groundbreaking
enrollment as the first black student to attend Rice University,
President David Leebron presented Dr. Johnson with special
recognitions from the City of Houston and the State of Texas.

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2015 ARUBA new alumni reception

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Dr. Raymond Johnson, recipient of 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award

He is joined by President David Leebron and several alumni, faculty, staff and friends at the Laureates Dinner May 16, 2015.

Honoring Dr. Raymond Johnson

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Dr.Johnson's groundbreaking enrollment as the first black student to attend Rice University.

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Sharon Bush

To be successful in fulfilling our mission of inclusive excellence, we must commit ourselves to:

  • Acknowledging our differences
  • Seeking critical mass for underrepresented populations
  • Enriching our learning environment

 

 

Sharon Bush Community Building Award

 

Established in memory of Sharon Bush, a $500 prize is awarded in the spring of each year to a Rice undergraduate who has demonstrated exemplary dedication and leadership in building bridges across racial and cultural boundaries on campus and in the community.  For Sharon Bush's bio click "here". For informaiton on giving to the Sharon Bush Award click "here".

 

 

Who is eligible?

Rising junior or super senior in any discipline.  Award open to all students.

Criteria

  • Student must have a 2.8 GPA or higher
  • Student must have demonstrated ability to achieve positive outcomes for the Rice and greater community with a focus on underrepresented students in K – 12 or college age.
  • Demonstrated consistent service to organizations or groups who focus on reaching out to underrepresented students in K-12 or college age.
  • A proven track record of compassion for other students at Rice or in the greater Houston community with a focus on underrepresented K-12 or college age.
  • Demonstrated ability to network and collaborate with other students and organizations on behalf of underrepresented students in K-12 or college age.
  • Must return to Rice the following semester after receipt of the award.

Requirements

  • Application download
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty, director of the program, staff or peer
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Resume
  • Essay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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