Awards

The Office of Multicultural Affairs at Creighton University has a proud history of working with students, faculty, staff, community leaders, parents, and other guests of the University.  Many of its efforts are carried forth by remarkable contributions from both student leaders and staff members of the office.  This listing showcases some of the awards and honors those student leaders and staff members have accomplished.

OMA Student Leadership Awards

Academic Award

2014 - Ozioma Aloziem
2013 - Mariah Collins
2012 - Mariah Collins
2011 - Emily Rice Batzell
2010 - Matthew Kor
2009 - N/A
2008 - Nicole Zamora
2007 - Elisha Lovato
2006 - Gertrude Lee

Community Service Award

2014 - Jairo Chavez, Jr.
2013 - Lauren Murphy-Moore
2012 - Lela Coleman
2011 - Audrianna Edmonds
2010 - Audrianna Talmadge
2009 - Lorena Zamarripa
2008 - Jonathan Saffold
2007 - Jonathan Saffold
2006 - Teela Allen

Outstanding Leadership in Multicultural Communities Award

2014 - Yashswee Kc
2013 - Joseph Burgess
2012 - Rachel Weigel
2011 - Irsa Shoiab
2010 - Chadi El-Khoury
2009 - Elizabeth Straley
2008 - Lorena Zamarripa
2007 - Stacy Pladera
2006 - Georgiana Lee

Rising Star Award

2014 - McKenna Pearson
2013 - Ozioma (Ozy) Aloziem
2012 - Shahd Hazim
2011 - Mariah Collins
2010 - Carissa Smith
2009 - Kristina Roselle
2008 - Norma Calzada
2007 - Kailene Dela Cruz
2006 - Jamil Neme

Volunteer of the Year Award

2014 - Jason Nguyen
2013 - Jessica Rangel
2012 - Alpha Phi Omega
2011 - Dylan FillsPips
2010 - Minh Yen Nguyen
2008 - N/A
2009 - N/A
2007 - Norma Calzada
2006 - David Humm

Awards and Honors Recognizing Staff/Programs in OMA

The Otto Swanson Spirit of Service Award from Inclusive Communities
presented to Mr. Ricardo Ariza, Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs, on June 2, 2011.

The Heartland Latino Leadership Conference Education Award
presented to Mr. Ricardo Ariza, Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs on November 13, 2009.

IDEA Program Awards: JASPA, AJCU- CMA

The Chief Standing Bear Community Service Award
presented to Mr. Ricardo Ariza, Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs, on May 12, 2006.

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