Assistant Vice President Shakeer Abdullah is a recipient of the 2015 Minnesota Education Equity Partnership, Inc. (MnEEP) Ron McKinley “All My Relations” Award.
The “All My Relations” Award is given annually by the MnEEP staff in recognition of someone who has contributed to the MnEEP mission of “increasing the success of students of color in Minnesota schools, colleges and universities.”
Dr. Abdullah is recognized for his ongoing effort and commitment to support and serve Black Male Achievement through his work as co-chair of MnEEP’s MN Black Male Achievement Network (MnBMAN). MnEEP also acknowledges his work at the Univ. of MN Office of Equity & Diversity, including the launch of the Community Outreach, Retention and Engagement (CORE) Program focused on recruitment and retention of underrepresented students – with a special focus on men of color. The organization recognizes his work to develop relationships with community, campus, and national partners.
Dr. Abdullah was presented with the award at the MnEEP Annual Meeting on November 19, 2015.
[Header image credit: Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence, 2014]