Collins Byrd, Assistant Dean of Admissions, Received UI Distinguished Educator Award

Collins Byrd, Assistant Dean of Admissions, was one of this year’s recipients of the Distinguished Educator Awards.  He received the award at the third annual UI Center for Diversity and Enrichment and Office of Graduate Inclusion Graduation and Recognition Reception on May 16.

This award, established in 1995-96, is designed to recognize a faculty or staff member who has exemplified achievement in cultural diversity.The award is in honor of Nancy “Rusty” Barceló, former assistant provost and interim director of Opportunity at Iowa.

Byrd received the award along with Kelly Collins who is the Tutor Coordinator for TRiO Student Support Services in the Center for Diversity and Enrichment in the UI Chief Diversity Office.