Dr. Gregory J. Vincent, vice president for diversity and community engagement, is one of four University of Pennsylvania alumni who will be honored by the Penn GSE Alumni Association on May 13. Vincent, who received his doctorate from Penn in 2004, has been named Penn GSE Educator of the Year. This award recognizes an outstanding graduate who demonstrates unusual involvement in and commitment to identifying and helping to resolve school problems and current issues in education. The recipient of the award must be a dedicated educator who is an inspiration, risk-taker, innovator, and role model and who demonstrates a commitment to the betterment of GSE. In addition to serving as vice president, Vincent holds positions on the Texas Law School faculty, the College of Education faculty, and is the W. K. Kellogg Professor of Community College Leadership.
The other awards to be given include the William B. Castetter Alumni Award of Merit, the Ethel and Allen “Buddy” Carruth Sustained Leadership in Education and the Penn GSE Alumni Recent Alumni/Early Career Award of Merit.
The Penn Graduate School of Education is ranked sixth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Its Higher Education division is ranked fourth in the nation. Read more about the GSE Alumni Awards.