Outstanding International Student Leadership & Volunteer Award, LA&PS
The Outstanding International Student Leadership & Volunteer Award honours international students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies for exceptional contribution to an undergraduate student association in the Faculty and/or in other areas of the York community (internally and/or externally). It recognizes outstanding achievement in upholding the vision of building strong and inclusive communities at the local, national and international level. This award honours international students who have distinguished themselves in the areas of volunteer contributions, service and/or leadership.
This year’s recipient of the award is Michelle Tracey N. O. Cobblah, a first-year Business and Society student. The award was presented to her by Peter Aver, Associate Dean Students at the LA&PS End of Year Award Celebration. Ms. Cobblah is a humanitarian who is passionate about research and social causes in the African Diaspora and the world at large. She works at the Harriett Tubman Institute where she uses digital humanities tools to create digital databases about issues related to African History and United Nations resolutions.