CMEP's Mission Statement

NYU CMEP enhances the NYU experience by fostering a more inclusive, aware and socially just community. CMEP accomplishes this by:

  • Fostering DIALOGUE that explores issues of identity, diversity and social justice.
  • Supporting the diverse NYU COMMUNITY in their personal, professional and academic lives.
  • Creating educational initiatives and campus-wide programming that ENGAGE the NYU community.
  • Cultivating allies and advocates to create and promote positive CHANGE.

Meet the CMEP Staff

Professional Staff
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Chanel Ward

Laurel V. Haynes, Office Manager

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Headshot - Tera Nakata

Graduate Student Staff
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Undergraduate Student Staff
Virita Ainapudi

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picture of nyu student Jakiyah Bradley

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Awards and Acknowledgments

The NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs has received awards and acknowledgments for our commitment to creating a welcoming environment for everyone interested in developing their understanding of Diversity and Social Justice. Here is a list of some of our achievements, we have included awards received by individual staff and students as well as the Center itself.

  • NASPA 2012 Excellence Award
    Gold Award: NYU Ally Week, New York University
  • NASPA 2010 Excellence Award
    Silver Award: Administrator Cultural Training Institute (ACT-I), New York University
  • NASPA 2008 Excellence Awards
    Gold Award: NYU's Hip-Hop and Pedagogy Initiative, New York University
    Bronze Award: -ISM Project, New York University