Forum on Black Affairs seeks nominations for Humanitarian Service Award

October 30, 2014

The Forum on Black Affairs (FOBA) is seeking nominations for its 2015 Humanitarian Service Award, to be presented at the 40th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet on Thursday, Jan. 15, in President's Hall at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on the University Park campus. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. with the program beginning at 6:30 p.m.

This award was created in 1985 to honor a person who has provided outstanding service to African-American citizens of Pennsylvania, especially at any Penn State Campus and in the Centre County region. Such service includes leadership of offices, programs or organizations that develop or implement policies impacting African-Americans.

To nominate a candidate, submit a letter of not more than two pages that describes the nominee's credentials and qualifications for the award, and attach two supporting/relevant documents such as newspaper/magazine articles or letters of support. Nominations must be sent no later than Dec. 1 to Suzanne Adair, assistant dean of the Graduate School, at 211 Kern Graduate Building, University Park, PA 16802.

For more information, contact Adair at

Last Updated October 30, 2014