The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice is proud to announce our very own, Dr. Beverly Wright, was selected as a 2003 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. She was among seven distinguished alumni from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo to be honored.
She received her Ph.D. in sociology in 1977 from (SUNY). Dr. Wright was recognized for her contributions to the environmental justice movement nationally and internationally. Her community-sensitive environmental justice training programs and hazardous waste Worker Training programs have helped to improve the quality of life for environmentally impacted communities across the United States. On Friday, April 4, 2003 an awards ceremony was held at the Buffalo/Niagara Marriott in Buffalo,New York.