The Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award celebrates diversity efforts at Ohio State and rewards individuals and groups for their commitment to diversity. Faculty, staff, students, student organizations and alumni can nominate their colleagues and peers for exceeding expectations with their contributions to the diversity plans at Ohio State.
Honorees are recognized for their impact in making diversity and inclusiveness a part of university best practices by changing daily operations, program components or cultural awareness on the basis of any diversity qualities.
Up to five recipients will be honored at a luncheon in the spring and on the field during and Ohio State football game. Each recipient also will receive a commemorative certificate and $1,200 cash award.
Award nominees may include campus organizations, academic units or teams, students, alumni, faculty or staff who have implemented policies, procedures, or programs to enhance diversity on the basis of any diversity qualities, such as color, race, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran or military service status, gender identity, economic status, political belief, marital status or social background.
The nomination deadline is January 23, 2016.
For more information or to make a nomination, visit the Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards page.