The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the Equity and Excellence Awards. This award recognizes undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of making excellence inclusive in teaching, learning, higher education program management, or leadership practices and execution. The award recipients will be honored at the 34rd Equity and Excellence Celebration on April 25 in the Koenig Alumni Center. Online nominations are due by Monday, March 5, 2018. 

The nomination package should include a minimum of three 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 5 . 

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 equity and excellence in higher education. The nomination package should include a minimum of three 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 5 . 

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 three 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 with a minimum of three submissions. If you have questions, please contact nola.salisbury@colorado.edu or 303-735-1332.

Access the nomination form here.

Online nominations are due by Monday, March 5 .