2013 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Nomination Packet
September 26, 2012 | 8:22 am — November 16 | 11:59 pm
Nomination submissions has been extended to November 26, 2012
The University of Georgia is now accepting nominations until November 26th for the 2013 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Awards, which will be presented at the 10th Annual Freedom Breakfast held on January 18th. This event, sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the Clarke County School District, commemorates the life of Martin Luther King Jr. The keynote speaker is Monica Kaufman Pearson, retired veteran anchor of WSB-TV’s Channel 2 Action News in Atlanta and current graduate student in the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Recipients of this award will be individuals from the University, Athens-Clarke County and surrounding areas who have made significant efforts to build bridges of unity and understanding, and strive to make a reality of Dr. King’s dream of equality and justice.
Nominations should be based on significant contributions an individual has made toward the spirit of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday: Equal opportunity and justice for all, and/or the nominee’s acts supporting the application of Dr. King’s ideology and his leadership. Nomination packets should include a letter of nomination that includes the nominee’s name, address and telephone number; a description of the nominee’s acts supporting the application of Dr. King’s ideology and leadership; and two letters of recommendation.
The awards selection committee will consider each nominee’s work in the areas of infusing King’s teachings into the course of daily living and instruction; utilizing his philosophy to reduce tensions, resolve conflict and foster goodwill; promote the spirit of King’s example of volunteerism and citizenship to address critical issues and problems; and significant efforts to use his teachings of social justice and equity to build bridges of unity and understanding.
Please send nominations to:
The University of Georgia
Office of Institutional Diversity
c/o Awards Selection Committee
119 Holmes/Hunter Academic Bldg
Athens, GA 30602
Please contact the Office of Institutional Diversity at 706-583-8195.