Ahmed Balogun Receives UW’s Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award Ahmed Balogun was named the recipient of the University of Wyomingâ€™s 2014 Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award. Balogun is a junior majoring in mechanical engineering, is enrolled in the Honors Program and is seeking a minor in finance. According to one of his nominators, â€œAhmed represents the best of the University of Wyoming, and he has been a tremendous ambassador for multiculturalism.â€ Balogun was nominated by UW faculty, staff and his peers, several of whom praised his investment in both formal and informal diversity initiatives on and off campus. Balogun â€œhas been extremely involved in student organizations, many of which promote diversity initiatives on campus,â€ a nominator says. He has been both a mentee and mentor in the Multicultural Student Leadership Initiative (MSLI) since his first year at UW. He is one of the current co-chairs of the United Multicultural Council, an Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW) program that provides social and educational activities and advocacy for multicultural students on campus. Balogun also is a member of the International Student Association and the Wyoming African Student Association. Additionally, he was the 2012-13 ASUW director of diversity and development. Balogun has â€œworked to support diversity and multiculturalism in nearly every organization in which he has been involved,â€ a nominator wrote in support. 16-8 February 13, 2014 by TMO 0 comments 24 viewson *The Muslim Observer, 16-8, National, Volume 16 Share this post Facebook Twitter Google plus Pinterest Linkedin Mail this article Print this article Next: Muslim Public School Holidays Will Be Observed In New York City, Says Mayor de Blasio On The Brian Lehrer Show Previous: Holding Gov’t Hostage?