Malaney named Graduate Student of the Year

PhD student Victoria Malaney, educational policy, research and administration, was named Graduate Student of the Year by the MultiRacial Network of the American College Personnel Association. (ACPA). Her research interests are in multiracial college students, intergroup dialogue, race, and student activism. She works in the Dean of Students Office as a special assistant, supporting students in personal and academic crisis. She is the current chair of the ACPA’s Multiracial Network.

The award recognizes an outstanding graduate student completing a degree in student affairs or a related field. Through commitment, innovation, and creativity, the recipient will have made a significant contribution to his/her graduate institution through works related to increasing awareness and education around multiculturalism as it relates to people of color.

The Multiracial Network (MRN), one of five networks within the Coalition for Multicultural Affairs, strives to help create and foster inclusive spaces within ACPA and postsecondary education with and for students, staff, and professionals who identify as multiracial, multiethnic, transracial adoptees, and with fluid racial identities.

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