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.

This year’s RED Event took place on Monday, April 17, at 10:00 a.m. in Hunt Library. Watch the recording on OIED’s YouTube channel.

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.

See the 2023 Chancellor’s Creating Community Award Nominees and Recipients

2023 RED Event Photo Gallery

Nominations for the 2023 Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards are now closed.

DEI Awards (new in 2023!)

In addition to the CCC Awards, the inaugural DEI Awards were also presented at this year’s RED Event. 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 new award. Nominations for the 2023 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.

Read the article