The team of 18 students, representing diverse academic and personal backgrounds, earned the Outstanding Delegation Award, the highest honor given by the National Model United Nations Conference. They represented the country of Cameroon in the annual conference held April 2-8 in New York City.
The university’s Model UN team maintains its tradition of excellence at the National Model United Nations Conference, despite the annual gathering being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The work of Enrique Murillo Jr. (education), Daniel MacDonald and Yasemin Dildar (economics), Kevin Grisham (geography and enviornmental studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) is highlighted by news media.
The team, representing the country of Jamaica, received honorable mention, and two students earned Outstanding Position Paper honors at the annual conference, which ran from March 25-29.
The Model UN program has a long history and global reputation of excellence. More than awards, it develops a high level of professionalism in its students, who come from all academic disciplines, giving leadership skills.
The Model United Nations program at CSUSB maintained its tradition of excellence at the recent National Model United Nations conference in New York City, bringing home several awards.