Cesare Wright, RCEL Lecturer and Outreach Specialist (pictured above, on left), was named a recipient of the C.M. and Demaris Hudspeth Endowed Award for Student Life and Clubs at the 104th Commencement of Rice University on May 13, 2o17. The award is given annually to Rice faculty and staff who serve as sponsors to one or more student organizations. Award criteria puts emphasis on both quality and quantity of assistance.
Wright is the faculty sponsor for the Rice Aerial Robotics Club and the newly formed Rice Brazillian Jui-Jitsu Club. He is also an Associate at Hanszen College and an O-Week Mentor.
Hudspeth Endowed Awards for 2017 were also given to Susann Glenn, Manager of Communications for Residential Colleges; Hannes H. Hofer, Facilities Project Manager for FE&P Facilities; Vincent Kaminski, Professor in the Practice in the Jones Graduate School of Business; Larry P. Perez, Jr., Associate Treasurer at Rice University; and Ian Bishop Schimmel, Lecturer in Creative Writing and Resident Associate at Jones College.
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