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ExCEL Award Categories and Nominations

The Excel Awards honored more than 30 students, staff, faculty and community members for their commitment to creating a campus environment that promotes diversity and excellence. This annual awards ceremony, is organized by Multicultural Student Programs and Services.

The annual Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards program honors members of the College and community
who promote excellence and contribute to the College's core values of diversity and inclusion. 
  • All nominations for the 2019 ExCEL Awards are reviewed and adjudicated by the awards committee.
The ExCEL award recipients will receive recognition during the program, on the Multicultural Student Programs and Services website, and in a widely-distributed press release.
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Outstanding Students of the Year - please read the nominating criteria

 
 
Outstanding Student Awards (specialized) - these awards are chosen by committee
Female Student Athlete of the Year    
Male Student Athlete of the Year   
Septima P. Clark Award    
Eugene C. Hunt: Graduating Senior    
Eugene C. Hunt: Rising Senior    
Lucille S. Whipper Award    
Stephen C. Osborne and George P. Watt Jr. Bonner Leader of the Year Award    
SCAMP Student of the Year    

Outstanding Staff Awards  please read the - nominating criteria
Outstanding Staff Member of the Year  
The Unsung Champion Award 
Excellence in Customer Service Award

Specialized Awards  
SafeZone Humanity Award - nominating criteria
Demetria N. Clemons Mentoring Award – Chosen by Committee
Good Neighbor Award – Chosen by Committee
The Eddie Ganaway Distinguished Alumni Award - nominating criteria 
Administrator of the Year Award - nominating criteria

President McConnell’s CofC Impact Award – Chosen by Committee


The Presidential Legacy Awards - nominating criteria
The President Leo I. Higdon Outstanding Leadership Award 
The President Alex Sanders Outstanding Public Service Award    
The President Theodore Stern Visionary Award   
The President Harry Lightsey Humanitarian Award –   
  
The annual Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards program honors members of the College and community
who promote excellence and contribute to the College's core values of diversity and inclusion.