Individual Faculty/Staff

Individual Student

Department/Group

Student Organization

Individual Practitioner

Group Practitioner

Distinguished Catalyst Award Recognition

2021

Monique Antoinette Galpin

Jessica Padilla Solis

Yolanda D. Spears

Zahra Aalabdulrasul

Native American Council (NAC)

International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)

2020

Donna Hammond, Carver College of Medicine

Antentor Hinton Jr., Carver College of Medicine

Iowa Youth Writing Project, Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing

Our Collective Brain, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Talinda Pettigrew, Talent Acquisition, University Human Resources

Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement (MISSE) Team, Division of Student Life

N/A

2019

Aniruddha Dutta, Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies and Asian & Slavic Languages and Literatures

Diane Finnerty, Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

Jodi Graff, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Carver College of Medicine

Michelle McQuistan, Preventative and Community Dentistry

Taha Gesalla, Minority Association of Pre-medical Students (MAPS)

Tippie Gateway and BizEdge, Henry B. Tippie College of Business

2018

Nkanyezi Ferguson, MD, clinical assistant professor, Department of Dermatology, Carver College of Medicine

Barbara Baquero, PhD, MPH, assistant professor in Community and Behavioral Health, and deputy director of the UI Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health

Tracy R. Peterson, director of Diversity and K-12 Outreach the College of Engineering

Lilián M. Sánchez Garcia, fourth-year undergraduate student and student body vice president, University of Iowa Student Government

Hawkeye Accessibility Ambassador Program

2017

Gabby Blanchard, Police Officer, UI Public Safety

Amy Lee, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and Assistant Dean for Research, Carver College of Medicine

Denise Martinez, M.D., Assistant Dean for Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives, Carver College of Medicine

Kirk Corey, Ph.D.

Todd M. Weissenberger, Information Technology Services

Dawson Davenport, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

2016

Lan Samantha Chang, M.F.A., Director, Iowa Writer’s Workshop

Jason Daniel-Ulloa, MPH Ph.D., Assistant Research Scientist, Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health

Michael Hill, Ph.D., Associate Professor, English and African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Tina Tootle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Carver College of Medicine

Cindy Ann Kilgo, Ph.D., Higher Education and Student Affairs, College of Education

Valerie S. Garr, Diversity and Supplemental Instruction Coordinator, College of Nursing

2015

Jennifer Blair, Assistant Director for Global Community Engagement, Tippie College of Business

Robin Clark-Bennett, Labor Educator, Labor Center

Malik S. Henfield, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, School Counseling and Counselor Education and Supervision, College of Education

Jefri L. Palermo, Development Specialist, School of Social Work

Tawanda Carson Owens, Ph.D., Afro American Cultural Center Manager

2014

Motier F. Haskins, MSW, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

David M. Lubaroff, Ph.D., Associate Director, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and Professor, Departments of Urology and Microbiology

Michael Considine, Senior Airman, 185th Air National Guard in Sioux City, IA and President, University of Iowa Veterans’ Association

Anthony Ferguson, Jr., Assistant District Director, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and President and Founder- Young, Black, and Educated

Division of Student Life Multicultural Work Group

2013

Brad M. Brunick, Psy.D., Staff Psychologist, University Counseling Service

Jake Christensen, B.A., Senior Admission Counselor, Office of Admissions

Katie Imborek, M.D., and Nicole L. Nisly, M.D., co-Directors, Iowa River Landing LGBTQ Clinic, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Tonya Peeples, Ph.D., Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering/Director, Ethnic Inclusion Effort for Iowa Engineering, University of Iowa College of Engineering

Sauvik Goswami, University of Iowa Student Government

2012

Michael Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics/Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, College of Medicine

Daniel F. Eberl, Ph.D., Professor, Biology and Otolaryngology, and Director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, College of Medicine

Patrick A. Dolan, Jr., Ph.D., Lecturer, Rhetoric Department

Stef Shuster, M.A., Sociology

Kyla R. Djannie, College of Law

Darcelle A. Skeete, College of Law

Leonard Sandler, J.D., Clinical Professor of Law, College of Law

2011

Kathryn Chaloner, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health

2010

Thomas Weingeist, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Theodore J. Patton, College of Law

REACH: Realizing Educational and Career Hopes

Engineers Without Borders

Helen Park Jameson, Office of International Students and Scholars

2009

2008

John Achrazoglou, Director, Educational Technology Center, College of Education

Jimmy Reyes, College of Nursing

Iowa Edge, Program Initiative Award

Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC)

2007

Rachel Garza Carreon, Outreach, Recruitment & Research Librarian, University Libraries

Kathleen Kemp, Program Administrator & Admissions Coordinator, School of Social Work

Katie Imborek, Carver College of Medicine Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual orgainization MEDIQS

Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) Graduate/Postdoctoral Workshop Series

Willie 'Fred' Mims, Associate Director of Athletics for Student Services and Compliance, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

2006

Judie Hermsen, Senior Assistant Director, University Human Resources

Vanessa Shelton, Director, IHSPA/Summer Journalism Workshops, School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Amina Mahmood, Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundation

Partners for Success, Carver College of Medicine Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Mentoring Program

2005

Carolyn Colvin, Associate Dean, College of Education

Tess Judge-Ellis, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

Power Plant Diversity Task Force

UI Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Allied Union (GLBTAU)

2004

Victor Rodgers, Professor, College of Engineering

Amber Keller, Carver College of Medicine

Men in Nursing Task Force, College of Nursing

Indian Cultural Association

2003

Diana Davies, Director, International Programs

Adrienne Drapkin, Director, Medical Museum

Philip G. Hubbard Law School Preparation Program

2002

Barbara Muller, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine

Virginia Woodard, Office of Student Affairs and Curriculum, Carver College of Medicine

Iowa Biosciences Advantage Program

School of Social Work

2001

Akwasi Agyeman Boateng, Supervisor, Food and Nutrition Services, UI Hospitals and Clinics

Eugene Madison, Professor, Department of Mathematics

Iowa Biosciences Advantage Program

School of Social Work

Department of Theater Arts

2000

Raul Curto, Executive Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mickey Eliason, Associate Professor, College of Nursing

Graduate College

1999

Billie Townsend, Liberal Arts and Sciences Administration

Department of Mathematics