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On April 29, Dean Charles Bullock and the Committee to Enhance Equity and Diversity honored two members of the College of Applied Sciences and Arts for their efforts at San José State University as well as in the community to enhance equity and diversity with the 2014 CEED Award.

Ashwini Wagle, a professor in nutrition and food science, and Debbie Reese, a student in the School of Library and Information Science, were honored for their efforts. Each received a certificate of recognition and a gift certificate at the reception. They also received an SJSU key chain and pen set and a padfolio with the SJSU logo on it, donated by Spartan Bookstore. During the reception, faculty and staff members from Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging and School of Library Information Science gathered in the Dean’s conference room to celebrate with Wagle and Reese, who joined remotely via Webex.

Reese is a student in the Master of Library and Information Science degree program and is a School of Library and Information Science Circle of Learning scholar. COL is a grant-funded partnership with the American Indian Library Association, funded by the Institute of Library and Museum Services.Ashwini Wagle, left, shakes hands with College of Applied Sciences and Arts' Dean Charles Bullock as she receives the CEED Award. In addition to the certificate, the award recepients received an SJSU pen and key chain set and a padfolio donated by the Spartan Bookstore, along with a gift certificate. In her time as a student, she has been invited as a guest at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s American Healing for Democracy conference in New Orleans, as well as a presenter at the Pacific Northwest Library Association conference and the International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries and Museums in Tulsa, Okla. She also maintains a blog:

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