The Dreamer Award is presented annually to an individual or organization within the Purdue University community whose contributions embody Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision of service to others and furthers the University's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Nominations for the 2017 Dreamer Award will be accepted through December 31, 2016. Retirees and alumni are also eligible for nomination. The Award will be presented on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 7:00m in Loeb Playhouse as part of the University Celebration honoring the contributions and legacy of Dr. King.
Please direct any inquires to Dr. Carolyn E. Johnson, director of the Diversity Resource Office via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 765-494-7307.
2017: Ms. Elisabeth Rile
2016: Dr. Johnny Brown and Dr. Jerry Holt
2015: Dr. Willie M. Reed
2014: Mr. Christopher J. Martin and Dr. David Rollock
2013: Ms. Jackie Jimerson and Mr. Jesse Moore
2011 – 2012: Dr. Kenneth Ridgway
2010: Dr. Thelma Snuggs
2009: Ms. Patricia A. Carlisle and Mr. James Foster
2008: Ms. Brenda Coulson
2007: Ms. Ashley Hornberger; Dr. Sally Mason and Ms. Renee Thomas
2006: Dr. Mark J.T. Smith
2005: Dr. Klod Kokini
2004: Ms. Jane Cassidy; Mr. Kenneth E. Field and Ms. Elaine M. McVay