The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (OVCDEI) is now accepting nominations for the Larine Y. Cowan Make a Difference Awards. Each November at the Celebration of Diversity breakfast, a highlight of the event is recognizing outstanding faculty, staff, students and registered student organizations who are selected for the Larine Y. Cowan Make a Difference Awards. Please consider nominating a person or organization that you feel has done an exceptional job in helping to make the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign a more diverse and inclusive campus. There are four distinct categories:
Advocacy for LGBTQ Affairs
Excellence Access and Accommodations
Teaching and Mentoring Diversity
Leadership in Diversity
You may view the application and instructions for submitting your nominations online. The nomination submission deadline is Wednesday, September 25, 2019.