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Diversity Awards

USU President's Diversity Awards

The USU Diversity Awards recognize individuals or organizations who further the principles and values of affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity in these categories:

  • Student
  • Faculty
  • Administrator
  • Staff
  • Community Member

Award Criteria

  • Models behavior that promotes diversity
  • Nourishes acceptance of individual differences
  • Strives to enhance academic, employment or community relations among people who are different
  • Integrates diversity concepts and values into academic curriculum, management functions or community service
  • Develops methods for increasing and valuing diversity among students, faculty, staff or local businesses/associations
  • Maximizes opportunities to achieve diversity

*Awards are only given to those who have not received an award in the past five years.

Nomination Guidelines

Nominations are typically due first week of November each year and a solicitation is announced several months ahead of time. To nominate an individual or organization, write a nomination letter (recommended not more than two pages) addressing the criteria above. Please include contact information for both the nominator and the nominee.

For more information, contact the AA/EO office at 435-797-1266.

Past Awardees