Nnebundo Obi Resume
Sociology, Minor in Fine Art & Honors Program
Location: Stony Brook, NY, USA
School: Ithaca College
Major: Sociology, Minor in Fine Art & Honors Program

Nnebundo Obi Resume

Nnebundo A. Obi
400 Tree Road, South Setauket, NY ------------508 ------------
Education

BACHELOR OF ARTS, SOCIOLOGY August 2015 - May 2019
Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
Senior Honors Thesis: “Afrofuturism: Origins from Within the African Diaspora and Preceding Black Intellectual Movements”
Minor(s) Art & Honors Program

Honors & Awards
Martin Luther King Jr Scholarship Program August 2015- May 2019
Dedicated to fostering community, developing future leaders and global citizens who are committed to promoting King’s legacy of social justice and equality in their personal and professional lives.
Engaging in volunteering, building bridges to other communities, and educating others with an international perspective.
Challenges students to think critically, act sustainably and compassionately, contributing to the global community through service learning and scholarly research.

Ithaca Honors Program August 2015- May 2019
Completed an original thesis project titled, “Afrofuturism: Origins from Within the African Diaspora and Preceding Black Intellectual Movements”
Collaborated and researched with sociology faculty member to complete original thesis project
Fulfilled global citizenship, scholarly achievement & civil engagement requirements through extra honors courses and outside learning activities

Alpha Kappa Delta: Sociology Honor Society February 2018
Is an internationally recognized Honor Society of Sociology dedicated to supporting scholarship and the advancement of sociology

Oracle Honor Society 2016

Dubois-Mandela Award for Scholarship, Leadership, and Service Spring 2019

Nominated for the 2019 Joe Feagin Distinguished Undergraduate Student Paper Award, Section on Racial & Ethnic Minorities, American Sociological Association. Spring 2019

Provost Art Show: Ithaca, NY
Exhibited artwork in the Provost Art show 2018
The Ink Shop Art Show: Ithaca, NY 2018
Exhibited artwork in The Ink Shop 2018 exhibition at Creative Artspace Gallery 2018

Handwerker Gallery: “Between You & Me” exhibition Spring 2019
Exhibited artwork Senior Art Show “Between You & Me”

Stillwater Magazine Spring 2019
Published artwork in on campus publication Stillwater magazine titled “Golden Chameleon”

Multicultural Academic Award: Exceptional Scholar Program 2016

Exceptional Academic Award Spring 2016
Dean’s List 2016,2017,2018,2019

Work Experience
Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: New York City, New York, June 2016 - August 2016
Summer Intern
Cataloged research reports and PhD grantees applications, updated library book catalog.
Attended and took notes at meetings/discussion panels held at the UN & the King Baudouin Foundation on issues that pertain to the immigration crisis & restructuring of various international organizations.

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: New York City, New York, May 2018 - August 2018
Summer Intern
Cataloged research reports and PhD grantees applications, updated library book catalog.
Proofread and commented on submitted research projects.
Experienced a full board meeting for the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.

Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival: Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, January-May 2019
Blogging Intern
Created original creative non-fiction journalism style blog articles about FLEFF guests, films and collaborators on the festival website.
Interviewed assigned FLEFF guests and collaborators.
Researched films and filmmakers in order to create informative blog articles.

Volunteer Experience
College Discovery Program- Tutoring & Mentorship Program, Boynton Middle School 2016-2017
Assist children at the after-school homework program once a week.
Provide supplementary information acquired from college courses to facilitate students’ assignments.

Cornell University Urban 4H Program 2017-2019
Volunteered for three hours, weekly at Cornell University Urban 4H Program
Facilitated group activity, mentoring underrepresented youth and fostering an engaging communal learning environment
Guided discussions about student led communal mural project

Cultural Competency Workshop 2016

Acquired knowledge about the various ways in which people experience and define diversity.
Discussed how understanding the meanings of diversity is essential to community building.
Reflected on ways to use cultural competency in a volunteer setting.

Social Justice Oriented Travel Experience: US, England, Ecuador & Vietnam 2015-2019

Researched and investigated social justice issues on educational trips with the MLK program within the US as well as in England, Ecuador & Vietnam over the span of four years.
Conducted original creative research projects on a social justice issue and how it manifests in places we travelled to 2016-2019
Collaborated with other scholars to create original research-based presentations about the civil rights tour. 2015

College Discovery Program 2016-2017
Assisted children at the after-school homework program once a week.
Provided mentorship for middle school children from underrepresented groups.
Provide supplementary information acquired from college courses to facilitate students’ assignments.

Ithaca College, Center for Academic Advancement: Ithaca, New York August 2017 - May 2019
Peer Success Coach
Supported the launch and facilitated development of program as a founding member
Assisted students’ academic and social development by providing individualized peer coaching
Facilitated student’s development of accountability, organizational and academic skills

Leadership
African Latino Society: Ithaca College 2016-2017
Secretary
Responsible for documenting club activities, preserving pamphlets and organizing the organization's archives.

African American Student Leadership Conference: Washington DC January 5th-8th 2017
Attended workshops about leadership, social activism, guest speaker sessions and a town hall meeting
Involved in collecting research for the creation of an action plan addressing three social justices’ issues in my community; it will be sent to the Trump administration.
Collaborated and facilitated student learning event with fellow conference attendees

Provost Search Committee 2018
Student Delegate
Reviewed submitted written materials by provost candidates.
Group interviewed and interacted with provost candidates.
Evaluated provost candidates’ performances in written evaluation forms.

Skills
Fluent in English and Swedish
Interpersonal Communication: Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival Blogging Internship
Word and PowerPoint
Writing and editing: Creative Non-Fiction, Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival Blogging Internship.
Research: Research Methods I & II, Academic Writing I, Social Justice Seminar, Case Studies Global Justice, Research in Global Justice, Writing Religion: Heaven and Hell.
Qualtrics: Research Methods I & II

Sociology, Fine Art, Art, Interdisciplinary, International Travel, Research, social justice