Fiduciary, Board of Fiduciaries of the Model Forest of Puerto Rico, December 2016-
Certificate of recognition from the Program of Industrial Biotechnology, “for being an extraordinary example of integrity, dedication, vocation, and love for justice.” University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, August 16, 2013.
Certificate of recognition from the Chancellor of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, as founder of the University Institute for Community Development, May 16, 2006
Clifford Clark Graduate Fellowship, State University of New York at Binghamton, August 1992 – May 2005
New York State Graduate Fellowship for Outstanding Under-represented Students, State University of New York at Albany, January 1991 – May 1992