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Marvin H. Coleby

BA 12

Marvin H. Coleby, BA 12
Awards & Distinctions

Outstanding Student Leader Award

Marvin H. Coleby is pursuing a BA in political science (honours) and a minor in philosophy at Concordia. The 20-year-old Paris native has lived in the Bahamas and was a member of the nation's junior national tennis team. He plans to attend law school.

In 2010-11, Marvin won the Best Club Executive Award as president of the Concordia Caribbean Student Union. The organization received the Montreal Community Cares award for its positive impact on the local Caribbean community.

During the same year, Marvin founded the Unifying Concordia: Inter-Association Charity Soccer Tournament. In 2011-12, he served as chair of the International and Ethnic Associations Council, through which he launched Concordia's inaugural Cultural Diversity Week.

Marvin was also VP Events for the sports fan club SWARM, editor-in-chief for the Concordia Pre-Law Society and president of Colors of Concordia. Previously, he completed an internship at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, where worked with the president of the General Conference.

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