NYU Stern Executive MBA alumnus Patrick Delices receives NYU Distinguished Alumni Award

Executive MBA graduate Patrick Delices, has been honored with the 2011-2012 Michael Parkes Distinguished Alumni Award. The Nia (Swahili word meaning “purpose”) Awards are a long-standing tradition organized by the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, a department in the Division of Student Affairs. The Nia Awards are an opportunity to recognize the achievements of members of the NYU community for promoting diversity and social justice in their work for NYU and New York City communities.

The Michael Parkes Distinguished Alumni Award is awarded to an alumnus who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to student development and community service.

Patrick Delices is an accomplished educator with over fifteen years of experience in career management, mentorship, teaching, and community activism. Patrick is the founder and chairperson of the Career Committee at the Columbia University Club of New York, and served as a mentor for NYU’s Center for Multicultural Education & Programs. Patrick worked with Mayor David Dinkins on the annual David Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum, and served as a research fellow/assistant to the late Dr. Manning Marable, who was recently awarded the Pulitzer Prize in History for his Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. Patrick also served on the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, and published "The Digital Economy" in the Journal of International Affairs.

Patrick earned an MBA in Quantitative Finance, Global Business, and Business Law from the NYU Stern School of Business and an MPA in International Economics Policy and Management from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.

Patrick received the Alumni Award at NYU's Nia Awards Ceremony on May 3rd.