Calleros, Soto lauded for work
in social justice, equality
Two employees of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law who work to enhance tolerance, diversity and togetherness in the classroom, as well as the community, have been honored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost at Arizona State University.
Professor Charles Calleros and Shelli Soto, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, received awards from the Intergroup Relations Center, an education, research and advocacy office that advances the understanding and practice of effective intergroup relations.
Calleros was given the Dondrell Swanson “Advocates for Social Justice” Award, named for Swanson, a former ASU student and employee who demonstrated a strong commitment to social justice and equality. The award is given annually to an ASU employee who is a catalyst for change.
Soto received the Erin S. Murphy “Intergroup Relations Service Award,” which annually is given to an ASU employee who has consistently volunteered numerous hours to eliminate prejudice and discrimination against many groups. The award is named for Murphy, an ASU staff member who was such a volunteer.
Shelli Soto, Assistant Dean
of Admissions and Financial Aid