Revis A. Cox Memorial Award

This award is established as a lasting tribute to Revis Cox and his contributions, commitment, creativity, and relentless support of multicultural education. Through his leadership, he was able to touch both students and staff, not only on his own campus, but also within ACUI. This award recognizes ACUI members committed to multicultural education in the field of college unions and student activities.


Any individual at an ACUI member institution is eligible to apply. Nominees must:

  • Have four years of service in the profession;
  • Possess and demonstrate a commitment to multicultural education.

Previous RecipientsAmy Corron

2016 recipient:
Amy Corron, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, for her work to create new initiatives on campus, provide safe spaces for students to educate themselves and each other, and develop a training program to help campus leaders deal with differences in a positive way.

2015 recipient: Michael Coleman, Tallahassee Community College
2014 recipient: Tari Wimbley, California State University–San Bernardino
2013 recipient: Carole Desgroppes, California State University–Dominguez Hills
2007 recipient: Holly Sateia, Dartmouth College


Revis A CoxAbout Revis A. Cox

Revis A. Cox, the late director of student activities at Virginia Commonwealth University, was an extremely active member of ACUI. He served as a member of the regional conference and steering committees as well as a presenter at the regional and international levels. His most important contribution was his work with the Community of Practice for Multi-Ethnic Professional and Allies (COMP), formerly the Committee on Minority Programs. Cox was instrumental in coordinating and chairing the For People of Color: Strategies for Success seminars as well as other COMP-sponsored programs.


Nomination information

Nomination packet should include the following information:

  • Name, title, institution, and contact information of the nominee;
  • Name, title, institution, and contact information of the nominator;
  • Present and past positions in the college unions and student activities field;
  • History of service to ACUI and other professional organizations (if applicable);
  • Service to the nominee's campus and community as it relates to multicultural education;
  • Any other supporting information for the nomination.

This year's nomination deadline has closed for this award, which will be presented at the 2017 annual conference. 

Selection and presentation

Nominations will receive written or electronic notification confirming their receipt. The ACUI awards committee, appointed annually by the ACUI president, will review the applications to determine a winner. One winner will be chosen; one physical award will be given to the winner. The winner will be recognized during the awards ceremony at the annual conference.

Updated Jan. 7, 2017