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Tippie Student Receives Multicultural Award

Albert Chu was recently honored with a Dean's Achievement Award by the Tippie College of Business.

Chu received his award during the Multicultural Graduation and Recognition Banquet May 13 in the Iowa Memorial Union. The event honored 28 graduating students of color who exemplified, promoted, or contributed to cultural, racial, or ethnic diversity.

The banquet was established in 1990 by Men’s Athletics, the Graduate College, and Special Support Services.Held yearly on the Thursday preceding UI commencement ceremonies, the event has attracted the attention of graduating students, faculty, staff, and community leaders from all cultural backgrounds.

At the banquet, each UI college recognized minority students who received professional, graduate, and undergraduate degrees with Deans' Awards. Several UI departments gave Student Leadership Awards to students who demonstrated leadership outside the classroom.

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