Crawford earns diversity honors at UW-SuperiorThe Office of Multicultural Affairs chose Carl Crawford as its Community Diversity Award Recipient for the 2012-13 school year.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs chose Carl Crawford as its Community Diversity Award Recipient for the 2012-13 school year.
Crawford is a graduate of UW-Superior and played and coached basketball with the Yellowjackets. He was the featured speaker at the February Diversity Dialog program on campus.
Crawford was honored at the Graduates of Color Reception held May 17.
The award is given each year to a community member connected to UW-Superior that has been a valuable asset to the helping people of color and enriching the community as a whole.
Crawford is the Intercultural Center Coordinator at Lake Superior College and has been part of many community boards and nonprofit organizations.
“I’m honored and humbled that UW-Superior chose me as the Diversity Award winner this year,” Crawford said. “I have great memories of being part of the campus and the black student union group when I was there. UW-Superior has been committed to diversity for all of their students, faculty and staff.”
Alvin (Chip) Beal, diversity coordinator at UW-Superior said they couldn’t have picked a better representative for the award. “I believe Carl Crawford is what this award is all about. … Carl embodies encouragement and exudes that to everyone he comes in contact with. When you meet Carl, you just want to be a better person.”