The Purdue University 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 further the University's commitment to diversity. The Dreamer Award was established in 2004 and is presented at the University's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in January of each year. The award is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance.
Past recipients of the Dreamer Award are:
2008 - Ms. Brenda Coulson
2007 - Dr. Sally Mason (special presentation July 2007)
2007 - Ms. Ashley Hornberger and Ms. Renee Thomas
2006 - Dr. Mark J. T. Smith
2005 - Dr. Klod Kokini
2004 - Ms. Jane Cassidy, Mr. Kenneth Field, and Ms. Elaine McVay
Look for the Purdue University Dreamer Award plaque in the Purdue Memorial Union, across the hall from the Director's office.
Nominations for the 2009 Purdue University Dreamer Award are due no later than December 12, 2008.