Impact Award



The Latino/Hispanic Heritage’s Impact Award honors and recognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions of individuals to the advancement of Latinos in higher education and in the greater community.

Nominations are closed for 2021. Nominations submissions will be open on August 15, 2022.

RECIPIENTS OF THE LATINO/HISPANIC HERITAGE IMPACT AWARD:

Year 2020-2021

Impact Award Recipient:

Rodrigo Vargas
Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Environmental Change
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Email: rvargas@udel.edu


Honorable Mention Recipient: 

Natalia Davila
Associate Director, Process Improvement,
VP for Enrollment Management
Email: davilan@udel.edu

 


Year 2019-2020

Impact Award Recipient:

Gabriela Coleman
Digital Creative & Technology Specialist
Career Center
Email: gabyc@udel.edu


Honorable Mention Recipient: 

Keaira Fana-Ruiz
Teacher and Author of “The Afro-Latino Alphabet”
B.A. in English, UD ’16

 


Year 2018-2019

Impact Award Recipient:

Jissell Martinez
Associate Director, Finance & Administration, Business Administrator II
Early Learning Center
Email: jissell@udel.edu

 

Honorable Mention Recipient: 

Maria Palazuelos, Ph.D.
Director, Research Compliance
Research Office
Email: mariapj@udel.edu

 


Year 2017-2018

Impact Award Recipients:

Rosalie Rolón Dow
Associate Professor,
College of Education and Human Development
Email: rosa@udel.edu

 

Jean-Philippe Laurenceau
Professor,
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Email: jlaurenc@psych.udel.edu