Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern, associate professor of food studies in Falk College, was interviewed for the Syracuse.com story “Why aren’t NY farm workers in the Covid-19 vaccine line?” Minkoff-Zern, an expert on the intersections of food and social justice, comments on the…
Nominations Sought for MLK Unsung Heroes Awards
The Syracuse University Martin Luther King Jr. 2015 Celebration committee is seeking nominations for the Unsung Heroes Awards, which will be presented during the evening celebration in the Carrier Dome on Jan. 18, 2015. The awards are presented annually to people who, in the spirit of King’s “beloved community,” have made a positive difference in the lives of others, but who are not widely recognized for their efforts.
Nominations may be made in any of the following categories:
• Youth/Teen from Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga or Cortland counties
• Adult from Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga or Cortland counties
• Student at Syracuse University or SUNY-ESF
• Faculty or Staff from Syracuse University or SUNY-ESF
The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, Oct. 10.
Information and nomination forms are available http://hendricks.syr.edu (click on MLK button on right). For more information, contact Michelle Singletary, chair of the Unsung Heroes Award Committee, at 443-5029 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Ginny Yerdon at Hendricks Chapel at 443-5044 or email@example.com.