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Vickie Sanchez, '07, director of Multicultural Student Services at UWL, is the recipient of the 2024 Parker Distinguished Multicultural Alumni Award. The award recognizes alumni who have made significant contributions to the advancement of multicultural understanding. Leading with vision Posted 9:07 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2024 UWL’s Vickie Sanchez to receive Parker Distinguished Multicultural Alumni Award  Read more about Leading with vision UWL will celebrate its eighth-annual Social Justice Week with three days of programming April 2-4. Building belonging Posted 8 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2024 Social Justice Week set for April 2-4 Read more about Building belonging International Admissions Counselor Heather Pearson, left, meets with international students from Malaysia, Aditya Anil, center, and Aaron Jeyaraj. Both students are from Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL). Growing global ties Posted 8:46 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, 2024 UWL welcomes more Malaysian students with expanding list of transfer scholarships Read more about Growing global ties Will Van Roosenbeek, director of the UWL Pride Center, received this year's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award. The award recognizes La Crosse area leaders who are committed to building community, enhancing diversity and working toward justice for all. Taking pride in his work Posted 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2024 Van Roosenbeek drives change on campus, in the community Read more about Taking pride in his work Refugees walk along a fence at Fort McCoy resettlement center. Nearly 15,000 Cuban refugees settled at Fort McCoy as part of the Mariel Exodus, a mass emigration of Cubans from Cuba's Mariel Harbor to the U.S. in 1980. Photo credit: Murphy Library Special Collections/ARC. Wisconsin’s unseen chapter Posted 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024 New grant funding will illuminate more Cuban-Wisconsin history with interactive, online exhibit Read more about Wisconsin’s unseen chapter UWL Professor Víctor M. Macías-González Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Posted 9:11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023 Learn about Wisconsin’s Latino history during Sept. 18 talk Read more about Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Story from Currents During the International Youth Media Summit young people from around the world came to the UW-La Crosse campus. They produced seven short films over a two-week period, July 24-Aug. 6. Films for our future Posted 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2023 UWL staff mentor youth on global issues at International Youth Media Summit Read more about Films for our future Jazzma Holland, '15 & '21,  is receiving the 2023 Parker Multicultural Distinguished Alumni Award for her commitment to improving multicultural understanding on campus and in the community. Raising the bar Posted 8:03 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023 Jazzma Holland receives Parker Award for distinguished campus, community service Read more about Raising the bar The 2022-2023 DREAM officer board with the award winners from the most accessible awards, hosted by DREAM and the ACCESS Center in spring 2023.  Keeping the DREAM alive Posted 8:41 a.m. Monday, July 31, 2023 Membership is reviving in disability advocacy organization on campus  Read more about Keeping the DREAM alive Juneteenth Freedom Day with heart image Juneteenth La Crosse celebration Posted 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2023 Learn about Juneteenth and how to celebrate locally Read more about Juneteenth La Crosse celebration Story from Currents

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