Der Vang, Multicultural Liaison Officer for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was selected as a recipient of the 2015 Iowa State University Professional and Scientific CYtation Award.
She was recognized for efforts above and beyond the call of duty and her outstanding work. Vang quickly earned a reputation within the college and across campus as a relentless advocate for students and for creating and maintaining culturally diverse and welcoming environments.
Vang also serves as the BOLD (Bridging Opportunities in Leadership and Diversity) Learning Community Coordinator, which supports students of color in their academic, social and professional success.
Vang received her award during the Scientific Council Awards Ceremony on March 10, 2016.