Tomas Bautista Mapúa Award for Outstanding
OADI Staff Partner
The Tomás Bautista Mapúa (B.Arch. 1911) Award for Outstanding OADI Staff Partner recognizes an administrator/professional staff member who has demonstrated his/her commitment to the development of OADI scholar-leaders in any of our programs and who has served as an advocate for students across the university, particularly in regards to social justice and diversity-related issues. This individual has gone above and beyond his/her administrative role to address the needs and concerns of underrepresented students, which ultimately supports OADI’s mission and enriches the overall campus community.
Any full-time or part-time administrator/professional staff member who does NOT work at OADI but who has worked Cornell University for at least twelve months is eligible.
Nominations are currently OPEN.
Tomás Bautista Mapúa (B.Arch. 1911) was the first Filipino to earn a degree in Architecture in the United States and the first registered architect in the Philippines. Mr. Mapúa went on to found the Mapúa Institute of Technology in Manila.