Westminster President Michael Bassis to be Honored at NCCJ Awards Dinner
February 20, 2007
President Michael Bassis of Westminster College will be honored at the National Conference for Community and Justice of Utah's (NCCJ) Annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner on Thursday March 15, 2007 in the Grand Ballroom of the Little America Hotel at 7:00 p.m.
NCCJ has been awarding humanitarians for their dedication for 40 years. Award recipients are honored for the compassion and understanding for all people. In addition to Bassis, NCCJ will honor Mr. Robert "Archie" Archuleta, and The Utah Cultural Celebration Center. The Master of Ceremonies for the event will be X96 radio morning show host, Bill Allred.
NCCJ is a human relations organization dedicated to fighting bias, bigotry, and racism, promoting respect and understanding among all races, religion, and cultures through conflict resolution, education and advocacy.
Westminster College, founded in 1875, is a private, comprehensive, liberal arts college dedicated to students and their learning. Impassioned teaching and active learning are the hallmarks of the Westminster experience. The college prepares its students for success through a strong foundation of liberal education combined with cutting-edge professional programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located where the magnificent Rocky Mountains meet the vibrant city of Salt Lake, Westminster blends classroom learning with experiences presented by its unique location to help students develop skills and attributes critical for success in a rapidly changing world. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Westminster in the top tier of regional colleges and universities in the West, and as an excellent educational value. Additionally, the college was named to the Princeton Review's "The Best 361 Colleges" for 2007. For more information, visit www.westminstercollege.edu.