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Shadin AwadShadin Awad receives the UCSC Alumni Association’s 2014-2015 College Service Award for Oakes College

As an amazing Oakes and campus leader, Shadin is dedicated to mentoring students, both informally and as a Neighborhood Assistant. She has also been an active member of Rainbow Theater, and helped to coordinate the Afrikan Black Coalition Conference on our campus. This was the first time Afrikan Black Coalition Conference was hosted on our campus in 10 years; Shadin’s leadership was essential in making this happen. While doing all of this, Shadin earned a 4.0 during the Spring 2014 quarter. Continue»

Oakes Events

Nov 25
Discussion on Ferguson @ Guzman Room 5:45pm
Nov 27
Happy Thanksgiving Day!
Dec 5
Solidarity Tongue, Friday 7pm-10pm @ the Guzman Room

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