AWARDS AND KUDOS
Lawrence Carlson and Jacquelyn Sullivan
Call for nominations: 2008 Diversity Service Recognition Awards
Nominations are being accepted for the 2008 Diversity Service Recognition Awards, sponsored by the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Minority Affairs. The awards are given to campus units to recognize their continuing efforts to create a diverse and supportive learning, working and living environment, and their commitment to promoting an understanding of multicultural issues. The deadline for nominations is Jan. 24. For more information, contact Sharon Vieyra at 303-735-2890.
Bernard M. Gordon Prize
Faculty members Lawrence Carlson and Jacquelyn Sullivan received the Bernard M. Gordon Prize presented by the National Academy of Engineering. The $500,000 award, which acknowledges new innovations in education that promote strong engineers, recognizes Carlson and Sullivan as founders of the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program at CU-Boulder. Founded in 1992, the ITL Program uses hands-on learning and an original laboratory environment to enhance engineering education and theory of practice for students of the College of Engineering and Applied Science and local K-12 schools. For more information, visit the NAE awards site.
Colorado Combined Campaign has record-breaking year
CU is truly “Creating a Better Colorado!” Colorado Combined Campaign participants have shown unmatched generosity, supporting Colorado nonprofits with over $181,000 in
pledges for 2008. This total represents an almost 14% growth in giving over last year. Across the state, giving has increased and more than $1.5 million has been collected through all state agencies. Thank you to everyone who has chosen to support Colorado nonprofits through the CCC!
CU-Boulder earns Outstanding College Blood Drive Award
CU-Boulder has been presented the Outstanding College Blood Drive Award by the Bonfils Blood Center as part of January's National Blood Donor Month. Boulder Campus Staff Council helped to earn the award through its dedication to coordinating and co-sponsoring blood drives since 1973. In 2007, 2,000 units of blood were raised throughout five campus blood drives, and about 750 new donors contributed. The Bonfils Blood Center celebrated the achievements of CU-Boulder and BCSC along with other volunteers, donors and supporters at their annual reception, Jan. 10 at INVESCO Field at Mile High.
CU Parents Association announces the CU Proud Award
Nominations are now being accepted for the CU Proud Award, an opportunity to recognize CU students who by virtue of their personal conduct set a standard for other students to emulate. The student’s actions can occur on or off campus and nominations may be submitted by anyone with verifiable knowledge about a student’s outstanding behavior. The award, created by the CU Parents Association, will be given on an ongoing basis as nominations are received and approved. For information or a nomination form visit the Office of Parent Relations website or call 303-492-1380.