In 2010 the Diversity Council worked to establish the Presidential Award for Diversity and Inclusion. This award is intended to recognize and honor students, faculty, and staff for their efforts aimed at promoting diversity awareness, representation, and inclusion within the Rollins workplace and student community.
Three awards are granted annually each to a student, faculty, and staff member whose contributions and actions over time best exemplify and advance the College’s diversity commitment and objectives as reflected in the nominee criteria below. Recipients are honored at the conclusion of each academic year with an engraved plaque and a monetary award. A group or department may also be nominated and if selected will share the award. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to nominate deserving candidates.
Nominees will be evaluated based on their demonstrated commitment over time to the principles and ideals of diversity and inclusion, as evidenced by efforts to:
The Rollins Diversity Council will conduct the nomination screening process and will recommend annual recipients for the award to the president of the College. The award recipients will receive:
The 2015-16 call for nominations will open in March.
STUDENT NOMINATION DEADLINE: Closed 13 March 2015
FACULTY NOMINATION DEADLINE: Closed 31 March 2015
STAFF NOMINATION DEADLINE: Closed 22 April 2015