The Excelsior sculpture was created by local artist Gary Kahle. The design conveys the concept of "ever upward - reaching great heights but continuing to strive for more." The two columns connect to a complete circle, representing how individuals working together can come full circle to do great things.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award
The annual Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award recognize the significant achievements of faculty, staff, departments and organizations that are developing and enhancing a more culturally diverse, competent and inclusive university community.
Each spring, an individual and a group are honored with this award during a special ceremony highlighting their work. The ceremony includes a keynote address focusing on a timely topic, crucial to advancing diversity and inclusion in our community.
2020 Award Ceremony and Keynote Address
Reception to follow in Murphy Lobby
Keynote Address by Vice Chancellor Jerrihlyn McGee
April 30, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
School of Nursing Atrium
Learn more about past Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award award recipients.