Description: This award acknowledges and honors the efforts of a student, faculty, or staff member who strive to promote understanding and appreciation of diversity. It also recognizes the contributions of faculty, staff, or students whose service contributes to the development of a more culturally diverse and inclusive College community. This annual award recognizes significant achievements of full-time faculty, staff, and students toward developing a more culturally diverse, competent and inclusive university community.
Criteria: Must be a faculty or staff member or a junior level full-time student with at least 60 credit hours (from CofC) and in good standing with the College. Strong evidence of significant and consistent contributions to the advancement of diversity relations at the College. Exemplifies a strong commitment to promoting Diversity, Access, Equity, and Inclusion at the College. Makes selfless, significant, and consistent contributions to the advancement of diversity relations beyond the College campus. Serves as a strong role model to others on campus in diversity and inclusion.
Exhibits strong commitment to all-inclusive diversity in the areas of any of the following:
- Teaching, or research
- Creative activity
- Outreach activities
- Community relations
Must not have received an ExCEL Award within the past three (3) years.