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Nominations Open for Diversity and Inclusion Awards

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity and the University Diversity Advisory Committee invite nominations for the 12th annual Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards. Recipients will be announced at the awards program on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. in the Piedmont Ballroom, Talley Student Union.

The Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards recognize faculty, staff, colleges, students and student organizations that have made exceptional efforts and contributions in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion. Awards will be given in the following categories:

Award Categories

  • Outstanding Faculty
    ($500 cash award to recipient plus $500 in discretionary funds to recipient’s department)
  • Outstanding Staff
    ($500 cash award to recipient plus $500 in discretionary funds to recipient’s department)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student
    ($250 cash award to recipient)
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student
    ($250 cash award to recipient)
  • Outstanding College/Division
    ($1,000 in discretionary funds to department)
  • Outstanding Student Organization
    ($500 cash award to organization)

One award will be given in each area. Colleges/divisions and student organizations may self-nominate.

Note: OIED staff and other university employees whose key job responsibilities connect with equity, diversity and inclusion are not eligible for these awards. In addition, student organizations focused on equity, diversity and inclusion may only be nominated for the award if their activities exceed the scope of their organization’s mission and objectives.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 30, 2018.