Cultural Recognition Ceremony

Cultural Recognition Ceremony

Cultural Recognition Ceremony 2022

The Multicultural Resource Center invites you to the 4th annual Cultural Recognition Ceremony (CRC) from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2022 at the Mandela Room! The event will celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of the cultural community at Binghamton University and honor graduating students. The event will include performances by cultural student organizations, as well as award recognitions for organizations, students, faculty and staff who went above and beyond in empowering members of the cultural community.

RSVP by Thursday, April 28!

Award Nominations

The CRC planning committee invites students, faculty and staff to nominate individuals for numerous recognition awards to be presented at this year's CRC celebration.

Nominate by Wednesday, April 13! For questions, contact Gabi Cohn at

Rising Student Award | Outstanding Senior Award | Campus Community Leadership Award | Excellence in Perseverance Award | Distinguished Diversity Service

Rising Student Award

This award goes to a first year, sophomore, or junior student who is part of the cultural community and has shown an interest in leadership positions and a commitment to engaging more with the cultural community.

Outstanding Senior Award

This award goes to a senior who is part of the cultural community and has shown a consistent commitment to leadership, advocacy, and promoting solidarity. This student displayed significant campus involvement and leadership throughout the course of their time in areas such as, but not limited to, the Multicultural Resource Center, student government, Residential Life, and/or an Executive Board member of any cultural organization.

Campus Community Leadership Award

This award goes to two undergraduate or graduate student who has shown outstanding campus leadership in the cultural community. This student actively engages with the population and truly strives for the betterment of others while exhibiting excellence in co-curricular activities such as the arts, music, athletics, etc.

Excellence in Perseverance Award

This award goes to an undergraduate or graduate student who is a member of opportunity program(s) on campus that support underrepresented students (i.e. EOP, TRIO, SSS, CSTEP, LSAMP, Upward Bound, McNair) and has shown leadership within their program(s), their community at large, and other underserved communities.

Distinguished Diversity Service Award

This award goes to one faculty and one staff member who promotes inclusion-centered initiatives including efforts to support recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and/or students, teaching and/or research that expands and embraces our understanding of inclusiveness, cultural programming or related initiatives, community outreach activities, or several other possibilities that enhance diversity and inclusion.