Group photo of award winnersThe Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of making excellence inclusive in teaching, leadership, program management, committee participation, inclusion or community engagement. The award recipients will be honored at the 34th Equity and Excellence Celebration on April 16 in the Koenig Alumni Center from 2:30 - 4 pm. Online nominations are due by Monday, March 11, 2019. 

The nomination package should include a minimum of two endorsements per nominee, at least one of which should be from faculty or staff. These submissions should describe the nominee’s academic achievements and service to the overall University community as well as to and/or on behalf of our diverse communities. Nominations and supporting submissions are welcome from any member of the CU Boulder campus community. Incomplete nominations will not be considered. Nominations are due by Monday, March 11.

Students nominated should meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated academic achievement;
  • Demonstrated outstanding service to the University community; and
  • Demonstrated noteworthy service to or on behalf of CU Boulder’s diverse communities.

All staff and faculty are eligible. The nominee should be someone whose professional service best exemplifies the commitment to making excellence inclusive in higher education. The nomination package should include a minimum of two endorsements per nominee. Nominations are welcome from any member of the CU Boulder campus community. Incomplete nominations will not be considered. Nominations are due by Monday, March 11, 2019. 

These submissions should focus on the nominee’s efforts toward and accomplishments in making excellence inclusive in: 

  • Teaching;
  • Learning;
  • Higher education program management, or
  • Leadership practices and implementation among students, staff or faculty.

* Diversity includes, but is not limited to: ethnicity, race, gender, age, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, religion, disability, political viewpoints, veteran status, gender identity/expression, and health status.

Directions: A complete online nomination package includes a minimum of two submissions per nominee (at least one of which should be from faculty or staff). The primary nominator should be responsible for ensuring the nomination package is complete. If you have questions, please contact nola.salisbury@colorado.edu or 303-735-1332.

Access the nomination form.

Online nominations are due by Monday, March 11.