C&I's Kaishan Kong earns Graduate and Professional Student SEED Award.
Curriculum and Instruction student, Kaishan Kong (Second Languages and Cultures) has been selected as one of the 2012-2013 Graduate and Professional Student Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity (SEED) award recipients. The Graduate and Professional Student SEED Award honors outstanding students at the University of Minnesota whose research is focused on issues of equity, diversity, and/or social justice, and who demonstrate outstanding creativity, innovation, and potential for scholarly and/or professional excellence in their discipline or field. This year the Graduate and Professional Student SEED Award recipients were chosen from a pool of 26 students from 21 programs. Kaishan Kong's research, education, and outreach in providing opportunities for young people across cultural boundaries earned her this prestigious award.