College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Department of Multicultural and Gender Studies

                                        Congratulations Award Recipients 


                                                        Award Recipients

Alejandro Alfaro Ramirez
2020 Multicultural & Gender Studies MCGS Student Alejandro Alfaro Ramirez
Change the World Award - General

"Thank you to everyone who helped me grow and made me into the activist I am today. The knowledge you gave me is knowledge that I will continue to build on for the rest of my life."

Natalie Bainbridge
Magna Cum LaudeMCGS Student Natalie Bainbridge

"My heartfelt gratitude goes to my God, my husband, my family, and my professors for continuously inspiring and encouraging me. Congratulations Class of 2020!"

Ruby Ferguson
Magna Cum Laude
Kassandra Garcia
2020 Multicultural & Gender Studies
Change the World Award - CHLX

"They will not know I have gone away to come back. For the ones I left behind. For the ones who can not out."        - Sandra Cisneros, The House on Mango Street

Kimberly Gomez
2020 Multicultural & Gender Studies MCGS Student Kimberly Gomez
Change the World Award - Women's Studies

"our backs tell stories no books have the spine to carry."
-rupi kaur (women of colour)

Briana Guerrero-Vega
2020 Louis-Goldblatt Award for Social Change


Briana Guerrero-Vega is a double major in social work and multicultural gender studies. She is a first-generation Chicana student who been accepted into the MSW graduate program here at Chico State this coming school year. 

Delaney Jones
Cum LaudeMCGS Student Delaney Jones

"Education is an act of love, and thus an act of courage"-Paulo Freirebacks 
"Thank you to all my loved ones."

Darlasia Miller
2020 Multicultural & Gender Studies MCGS Darlasia Miller
Outstanding Student Award - Women's Studies

"Breaking generational curses one degree at a time!     We made it!"

Maeve O'Brien
Cum Laude
Romelo Thornton
2020 Richard Merritt Duncan Advocacy Award
2020 Multicultural & Gender Studies
Outstanding Student Award - General Option