An Afternoon with Dr. Roderick Paige

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Each year Indiana University recognizes outstanding alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Service Award (DASA). The university's highest accolade reserved solely for its alumni, this award provides recognition for outstanding achievements by the men and women of Indiana University. The awardees shall have been outstanding in his or her chosen field of endeavor. The awardees shall also have made significant contributions benefiting his or her community, state, nation, or university.

The IU Alumni Association hosted a reception on the afternoon of Friday, November 15, 2013, to present Dr. Roderick Page, one of this year's recipients of the DASA, with the award.  The reception was held at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center where attendees were able to meet with Dr. Paige.  Below are some snapshots from the event.

DEMA VP Wimbush at podium

James Wimbush, Vice President of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs and Dean of University Graduate School, speaks at the reception.

Dr. Paige speaking at reception

Dr. Paige speaks to guests at the reception.

Dr. Paige and VP Wimbush

Wimbush presents Paige with DASA plaque and a gift.

Wimbush and Paige

Wimbush and Paige.

students and Paige

IU students attending the reception pose for a picture with Paige.

Martin McCrory and Karen Dace

Reception attendees Martin McCrory (DEMA Associate Vice President and Vice Provost for Educational Inclusion and Diversity at IU Bloomington), Karen Dace (IUPUI Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), and Wimbush.

Vernon Williams, Mary Tourner, James Wimbush, Joyce Rogers, Louise Goggans, and Martin McCrory

From left to right: Vernon Williams (National President, Neal-Marshall Alumni Club), Mary Tourner (Director, Groups Scholars Program), Wimbush, Joyce Rogers (Vice President, IU Foundation), Louise Goggans (President, Indianapolis Chapter of Neal-Marshall Alumni Club) and McCrory.


Paige views the "Change Agents" display at NMBCC.

close-up of Dr. Paige's photo in NMBCC display

Roderick Paige's photo included in the NMBCC's "Change Agents" display.

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