Recognizing Excellence in Diversity

NC State recognizes excellence in diversity, equity and inclusion each academic year.

The Recognizing Excellence in Diversity (RED) Event, Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards and DEI Awards recognize outstanding faculty, staff, colleges, students and student organizations that have made exceptional efforts and contributions in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion.

The 2024 RED Event will take place on Tuesday, April 9.

Watch the recording of the 2023 event on OIED’s YouTube channel or view the 2023 photo gallery.

Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards

Individuals, colleges/divisions and student organizations may self-nominate. OIED staff and other university employees whose key job responsibilities connect with equity, diversity and inclusion are not eligible for these awards. Nominations for the 2024 CCC Awards are now closed.

Read more about the awards and nomination categories here or read about the 2023 Chancellor’s Creating Community Award nominees and recipients.

DEI Awards

In addition to the CCC Awards, the DEI Awards will be presented at the RED Event for the second year. DEI awards are sponsored by the OIED Diversity Equity Fund and recognize the outstanding efforts of NC State employees whose job descriptions include DEI work. Read our FAQs about this award. Nominations for the 2024 DEI Awards are now closed.

Chancellor's Creating Community Awards

Recognizing Excellence in Diversity Event Brings Community Together

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity celebrated many accomplishments in inclusive excellence at the annual RED Event.

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