Professor Honored for Helping Homeless

UCF sociology professor Jim Wright was recently honored for “nine years of dedicated service” to the Board of Directors of the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. Screen Shot 2013-02-25 at 2.33.11 PM

Wright served three consecutive three-year terms on the Board (the maximum allowed under Board bylaws) between 2003 and 2012, during which time he served as Chair of the Board’s Research and Evaluation Committee.He also received the Chairman’s award for distinguished service in 2004.

In a related ceremony, it was announced that the kitchen at the Women’s Residential and Counseling Center (WRCC) had been named in honor of Jim and his wife Chris for their years of preparing and serving meals to the women of WRCC.

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