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Date: 03/22/2004

Daniel Georges-Abeyie, chair of African-American Studies, was recently recognized for his work with Amnesty International by Santa Clara County Supervisor Pete McHugh during the Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations Awards ceremony in San José. McHugh commended Georges-Abeyie for "his commitment to the civil and human rights of all people, and for his untiring efforts to promote peace and harmony in Santa Clara County." Contact Georges-Abeyie at

Stephen Harms, lecturer in the Department of Aviation and Technology, received the Mary Ann Eiff Teacher of the Year Award from the Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance at its conference in Reno recently. The award honors an aviation technical teacher who has inspired, encouraged and supported his/her students and community. Contact Harms at

Two recreation and leisure studies faculty were honored at the California Park and Recreation Society’s annual conference. Assistant Professor Gonzaga Da Gama, awarded Outstanding Educator by the Therapeutic Recreation Section, was also installed as president of the section. Alumna and long-time lecturer for the department Billie Jo Grosvenor received the distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award. Contact Da Gama at, Grosvenor at

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Chang Sik Kim’s work was accepted for an international logo design competition titled, "Logo Lounge Volume II." Three of his logo designs were also selected by an international panel of judges for publication in the second volume from the competition.