Jacy Farkas Receives Peter Likins Staff Inclusive Excellence Award

June 8, 2020

Congratulations to Jacy Farkas on receiving the 2019-2020 Peter Likins Staff Inclusive Excellence Award. The annual Peter W. Likins Inclusive Excellence Awards were established to recognize students, staff and faculty-led programs that enhance the University of Arizona through their inclusive programming and/or leadership. To be considered, nominees should have made a significant contribution toward creating a diverse and inclusive community.

Jacy Farkas joined the University of Arizona Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities in 2007 and became the center's Training Director in 2018 where she oversees the center's interdisciplinary pre-service preparation, continuing, and community education programs. She also engages in community-based program development, research, and evaluation addressing the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities, particularly those who experience and age out of foster care. https://diversity.arizona.edu/2019-2020-inclusive-excellence-award-recipients