Excellence in Diversity Awards

The Excellence in Diversity Awards recognize and reward the efforts of MSU faculty, staff, and students to create and support an environment where diversity and inclusion are valued. 

Members of the MSU community can nominate individuals, units, and organizations for their work toward inclusive excellence in three categories:

  • Individuals—Excellence within Community
  • Teams—Excellence within Community
  • Units/Organizations—Excellent Progress toward Achieving Diversity and Pluralism
The deadline for nominations and entries is November 18, 2016.

Learn more about the eligibility guidelines and how to submit a nomination packet. >

Students Making a Difference Through Artistic Expression Contest

The artistic efforts of current MSU students are recognized with the Excellence in Diversity Awards “Students Making a Difference Through Artistic Expression” contest. Artwork and creative expression related to human rights, equity, cultural diversity, or social justice may be entered in the following categories:

  • Visual
  • Written (original work)
  • Performance
  • Electronic medium (your work) 
The entry deadline is November 18, 2016, at 5 p.m.

Learn more about the contest and how to enter. >

Annual Awards Ceremony

February 13, 2017 • 4 p.m. • Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

The awards will be presented at the annual Excellence in Diversity Awards Program and Reception, scheduled for February 13, 2017, at 4 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public. Check back for more information about the event.


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