The Multicultural Council of Windsor Essex County will recognize UWindsor president Alan Wildeman for his work to build a welcoming community, at a ceremony May 4 at the Ciociaro Club.
Dr. Wildeman will receive the Harmony Award, which honours those who have promoted the social equality of all cultures and contributed to a community that is multi-racial, multi-ethnic and multi-faith, at the Herb Gray Awards Gala.
In announcing his selection, the council cited Dr. Wildeman’s commitment to an environment that treats all people with respect and dignity, and his belief that the future depends on diversity and inclusion.
Godfrey S. Bacheyie, director of newborn services at Windsor Regional Hospital and an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Windsor, will receive the Champion Award, celebrating the contributions of first-generation Canadians.
Tickets to the May 4 gala are available for purchase by phone at 519-255-1127, ext. 129, or through the event website: www.herbgraygala.com.