myBSC | Banner | Beckley | Helpdesk
Monday, September 01, 2014
   
Text Size

Recommend Print

Dr. Sapphire Cureg, BSC Director of Multicultural Affairs, Honored During Awards Ceremony at Iowa State Capitol Building (w/photo)

  • Created
    Tuesday, April 07 2009
  • Created by
    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu

cureg_sapphire

(Bluefield)—Dr. Sapphire Cureg, Director of Multicultural Affairs at Bluefield State College, was recently honored during the first annual Commission on the Status of Iowans of Asian and Pacific Islander (CAPI) Heritage ceremony at the Iowa State Capitol Building.

Dr. Cureg received the 2009 “Leadership Award,” along with other former members of the Asian American Council Board, Iowa Asian Alliance, Iowa Asian Alliance Board, and Governor’s Asian and Pacific Islander Advisory Council.  She continues to provide her voice and energy  on issues surrounding the Asian-American experience particularly the assimilation of new immigrants and refugees in Iowa.

Iowa Governor Robert D. Ray presented the awards.  Exhibitors representing more than 15 Asian and Pacific Islander ethnicities participated in the program.