NIOT Princeton

Category: Awards


Unity Awards for Five

Not in Our Town Princeton (NIOT) honored five students at the annual Unity Award ceremony and reception on June 11 at Princeton University’s Friend Center. Joanne Adebayo, Luis Estrada, Matthew Hawes, Korein Ammons, and Isabelle Tilney-Sandberg received cash awards and…

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Ruha Benjamin Received 2017 President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and presenter for and friend of Not in Our Town, was one of four faculty members receiving the University’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday,…

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Winona Guo Named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar For Promoting Racial Diversity

Winona Guo, NIOT board member, Princeton CHOOSE co-founder, and Princeton High School senior has been named a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar for her efforts to promote racial diversity, the school district announced Monday morning. The United States Presidential Scholars Program…

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“Forward Promise” Grants Announced

Forward Promise, led by Dr. Howard Stevenson, will award grants to organizations, support field-building efforts, and disseminate timely research to support organizations seeking to promote the health and success of boys and young men of color.  It is backed by…

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Honoring Larry and Fern Spruill

Princeton Council gave Larry, Not in Our Town co-chair, and Fern Spruill, Not in Our Town board member, much deserved recognition for their work with young people in Committed and Faithful Princetonians.

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