In 2010 the Rollins Diversity Advisory 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 $1,000 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 Advisory Council will conduct the nomination screening process and will recommend annual recipients for the award to President Lewis Duncan.
The award recipients will receive:
The 2013-14 call for nominations is now closed. Please click on the link below to submit an online nomination form.
Thank you for helping to contribute to a diverse, respectful and welcoming community for all.
Dr. Emily Russell & Oriana Jimenez
Co-chairs, Rollins Diversity Advisory Council
Ciera Parks '11
Francesca Mastrangelo '10