Multicultural Awards Banquet

Multicultural Awards Banquet

The Collaboratory for Urban and Intercultural Learning invites you to join us each spring as we celebrate and encourage the next generation of national and global leaders.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Awards Ceremony and Dinner
7:00 to 8:30 pm

Dancing with DJ Sohbash Clan
9:00 pm to Midnight

At the Irish American Heritage Center
4626 N. Knox Ave.
Chicago, IL


Ahmed Mahmoud Rehab will be the featured speaker at the 2012 Multicultural Awards Banquet. Ahmed is the executive director of the Chicago Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy group. He also serves as CAIR’s national strategic communications director. Ahmed completed his undergraduate studies in psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and graduate studies in software engineering from DePaul University. He is committed to upholding the dignity and humanity of everyone, with an intentional focus on organizing and empowering Chicago’s Muslim-American community. Ahmed is a prolific writer and lecturer on contemporary social issues including civil rights, media relations, and Islam-West relations.

Read about our 2012 celebration.

Celebrating Our Students

North Park University celebrates diversity and recognizes the accomplishments of students from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Each year, the Multicultural Awards Banquet provides an opportunity to award outstanding students in various areas of academics, athletics, campus involvement, community service, spirituality, and involvement as leaders concerned about issues of diversity, advocacy and justice. Please contact Ed Jones via email for more information about the Multicultural Awards Banquet and the Collaboratory for Urban and Intercultural Learning at North Park University.