North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Awards

This annual north campus event is hosted by the Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning, the College of Engineering, Stamps School of Art & Design, School of Music, Theatre & Dance in conjunction with ArtsEngine and the Duderstadt Center as part of the University of Michigan’s MLK Symposium to honor and commemorate the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The MLK Spirit Awards are given to students, student organizations, staff, and faculty members at the University of Michigan North Campus who exemplify the leadership and vision of Dr. King through their commitment to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Congrats 2020 Winners!

Name College/School Award Category
Erin Arsenault Stamps School of Art & Design Student Spirit Award
Camille Burke College of Engineering Student Spirit Award
Trevor Gullstad College of Engineering Student Spirit Award
Raheida Khalique College of Engineering Student Spirit Award
Lydia Mensah College of Engineering Student Spirit Award
Akira Nishii College of Engineering Student Spirit Award
Brittany Simmons Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning Student Spirit Award
Teanna Sims College of Engineering Student Spirit Award
Kandis Terry School of Music, Theatre & Dance Student Spirit Award
Anikka Van Eyl Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning Student Spirit Award
Levana Wang School of Music, Theatre & Dance Student Spirit Award
Casey Wong College of Engineering Student Spirit Award
Diann Brei College of Engineering Faculty Spirit Award
Odest Chadwicke Jenkins College of Engineering Faculty Spirit Award
Joan Greve College of Engineering Faculty Spirit Award
Alvin Hill School of Music, Theatre & Dance Faculty Spirit Award
Irene Hwang Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning Faculty Spirit Award
Joi-Lyn Mondisa College of Engineering Faculty Spirit Award
Ana Paula Pimentel Walker Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning Faculty Spirit Award
Blaire Tinker College of Engineering Staff Spirit Award
Joana Dos Santos Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning Staff Spirit Award
Kristen Thornton College of Engineering Staff Spirit Award
National Organization of Minority Architecture Students at the University of Michigan Chapter (NOMAS) Student Organization Spirit Award
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM) Student Organization Spirit Award
Women in Aeronautics & Astronautics (WAA) Student Organization Spirit Award

2020 Awards Ceremony Pictures


2019-2020 MLK Spirit Awards Committee Members

Brian Banks, Stamps School of Art & Design
Purabi Devi, College of Engineering
Joana Dos Santos, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Debra Mexicotte, ArtsEngine
Lyonel Milton, College of Engineering
Debby Mitchell, College of Engineering
Rikki Morrow-Spitzer, School of Music, Theatre & Dance
Kathi Reister, Duderstadt Center
William Schultz, College of Engineering
Amy Tackitt, ArtsEngine
Debbie Taylor, College of Engineering