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Multi-Ethnic Distinguished Service Awards nominations open

January 23, 2013

Submit names to Multicultural Faculty and Staff Network by March 1.

This year's Celebrate Colorado State! Awards on April 18 will once again feature the Multi-Ethnic Distinguished Service Award. The purpose of the award is to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to their profession and the multi-ethnic community. An academic faculty, administrative professional, and state-classified member will be honored.

Selection Process

These awards are presented in recognition of the nominee’s service within the University and surrounding communities which has served to:

  • Enhance the awareness and status of diverse individuals and groups;
  • Foster acceptance and understanding between the majority population and persons of color, and/or;
  • Strengthen multicultural and inclusion efforts for under-represented people.

The Multi-Ethnic Distinguished Services Awards Committee will select the award recipients. Although the race or ethnicity of the nominee is not a dominant factor, it may be a consideration in the selection process.

Nomination Process

The deadline for nominations for this award is March 1 by 5 p.m. MST. Please nominate any academic faculty, administrative professional or state classified staff member by  Any     AAAAAA Nominations will be strictly based on the following three items:

  • A formal letter of nomination, including specific information (e.g., dates, activities, etc.) of the individual’s contributions to enhancing diversity
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume
  • Additional letter of support from a colleague, faculty member, supervisor, student, or mentor.

Nominations should be sent or e-mailed to:

Coronda Zeigler
Chair, Recognitions and Awards Committee
Multicultural Faculty and Staff Network
Allison Hall
8032 Residence Life

Any academic faculty, administrative professional, and state-classified member can be nominated, but p previous award winners are not eligible.

A list of previous recipients can be found on the Diversity website.

Contact: Coronda Ziegler
Phone: 970-491-3293