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The ALANA Student Center invites applications for the ALANA Achievement and Annual MLK Awards. Award descriptions and forms are below. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the ALANA Student Center at

ALANA Achievement Award

Canisius would like to acknowledge the accomplishments of an African American, Latino/a American, Asian American, or Native American (ALANA) graduating senior who exemplifies the Jesuit value of Magis through academic excellence, exceptional leadership, character, dedication and service to Canisius and the community-at-large. Toward this end, we are seeking nominations for the Canisius College ALANA Achievement Award, which will be presented annually at the Spring Honors Convocation. Nominations can be made here.

Annual MLK Award

Canisius College would like to acknowledge a student and/or a non-student (faculty, staff, or administrator) who represent the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK). Toward this end, we would like to solicit nominations for an award or awards to be presented at the Spring Honors Convocation. The nominee(s) must demonstrate qualities promoting social justice, racial harmony, civil rights, human rights, advocacy for the poor, or non-violence. Nominations can be made here.

Submitted by: Bennie D. Williams, assistant dean of Students, ALANA Student Center