Chancellor Woodson and Vice Provost Schwab with award recipients

Recognizing Excellence in Diversity

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

Chancellor's Creating Community Awards

The Chancellor’s Creating Community 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.

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. In addition, student organizations focused on equity, diversity and inclusion may only be nominated for the award if their activities exceed the scope of their organization’s mission and objectives.

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Awards

This year’s Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards program will take place virtually on April 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity’s YouTube channel. View the video at 10:00 a.m. or any time after it premieres.

Outstanding Faculty Award

  • $500 cash award to recipient

 Outstanding Staff Award (SHRA/EHRA)

  • $500 cash award to recipient

Outstanding Student Awards

  • $500 cash award to recipient

Outstanding College/Division Award

  • $1,000 in discretionary funds to department

Outstanding Student Organization Award

  • $500 cash award to organization

Alumni Legacy Award*

  • $500 cash award to recipient

* In effort to recognize the contributions of NC State alumni in diversity and inclusion practice, the Alumni Legacy Award was added to the Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards nomination process in 2020.

Criteria

Demonstrates a commitment to the advancement of diversity and inclusion at NC State University and/or in the community through research, teaching, service and collaborative partnerships.

Demonstrates a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and has gone beyond their administrative role to address the needs and concerns of the NC State community.

Demonstrates a balance between their educational goals and their desires to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the NC State community.

Demonstrates a balance between their educational goals and their desires to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the NC State community.

Demonstrates a consistent pattern of commitment to the recruitment, retention and promotion of individuals of underrepresented populations while cultivating and promoting diversity initiatives that establish and foster a more inclusive and equitable work environment.

Demonstrates an effort to achieve their organization’s goals specifically as they relate to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive NC State community.

Recognizes alumni who have demonstrated a deep and abiding commitment to social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion and who exemplify  NC State’s values of community, diversity, respect and social responsibility in their broader community and/or daily deportment.