Albert Aguilera receives Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community

Albert Aguilera infront of Meyer hall

Since graduating from the UC Davis Graduate Group in Nutritional Biology in 2015, Dr. Albert Aguilera has been working as a postdoctoral scholar in the UC Davis Nutrition Department focusing on the USDA-AFRI Niños Sanos, Familia Sana (Healthy Children, Healthy Families) project.

Dr. Aguilera was recently selected as a recipient of the Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community for 2016-2017 in the Post-doc category.

The Chancellor's Achievement Awards for Diversity and Community were established to honor achievements that contribute in substantial ways to the development and well-being of our diverse and evolving community. UC Davis faculty, staff, and students, and local community members are eligible for an award in any of the following categories:

  • Exemplary service that embodies the Principles of Community through outstanding leadership in areas of social and/or cultural understanding, local or regional community involvement, and/or collaborations leading to increased knowledge or expertise in areas of special interest to the campus.
  •  Outstanding efforts toward achieving and/or advancing a diverse and principled academic community, including exemplary service in the areas of student, staff, and faculty recruitment and development.
  •  Exemplary scholarship having a major impact on community and diversity.
  •  Exemplary contributions to the success of campus-based outreach efforts.
  •  Exemplary service to the campus and/or community through active leadership, involvement in pre-college partnership initiatives, etc.

This award specifically recognizes Dr. Aguilera’s contributions in enhancing inclusiveness and diversity within the campus community. Interim Chancellor Hexter will be holding a reception to honor award recipients on February 15, 2017.