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This award (one for faculty and one for staff) honors the exceptional effort of our peers,collaborators and colleagues. The College celebrates important work by our faculty and staff and highlights excellence through several prominent awards. The Distinguished Diversity and Inclusion Award recognizes key accomplishments that benefit non-traditional and/or underserved populations by members of our community.
The College recognizes the importance of building diversity, inclusion and cross-cultural competency as we better position ourselves to meet the competitive challenges of globalization, honor our land grant legacy by broadening access to the resources of this institution, learn from community partnerships and strengthen the democratic ideals our nation is founded upon.
Award nominations are typically due in March. Click the following link to view the nomination information.
2013-2014 - Cindy Tong, Department of Horticultural Science
2012-2013 - Claudia Parliament and Jane Stockman, Minnesota Council on Economic Education, Department of Applied Economics
2011-2012 - Elton Mykerezi, Department of Applied Economics
2010-2011 - Ingrid Schneider, Department of Forest Resources
2009-2010 - Albert "Bud" Markhart III, Department of Horticultural Science
2008-2009 - Craig Hassel, Department of Food Science and Nutrition
2007-2008 - Michael Sadowsky, Department of Soil, Water, and Climate
2006-2007 - Kevin Klair and Dale Nordquist, Department of Applied Economics
2013-2014 - Kevin Williams, Shoghig Berberian, and Barbara Coffin, Bell Museum of Natural History
2012-2013 - Carrie Pike, Cloquet Forestry Center
2011-2012 - Frank Trnka, Department of Applied Economics
2010-2011 - Caitrin Mullan, Office for the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Faculty Affairs
2008-2009 - Tim Kenny, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
2007-2008 - Michele Scherman, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering