2015 Chancellor's Achievement Awards for Diversity - Call for nominations

To: UCSC Community

From:  Chancellor Blumenthal

Do you know someone who has made outstanding contributions to further diversity and inclusion at UC Santa Cruz through their programs and initiatives, research, mentoring of students, faculty and staff or other efforts?
You are invited to submit nominations for the 2015 Annual Chancellor's Achievement Awards for Diversity (CAAFD).  Established in 2003, these awards honor and showcase people and programs that have made notable contributions to furthering diversity, inclusion, and excellence at UC Santa Cruz.
A full description of the awards program including selection criteria, nomination forms and additional information can be found at the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion web site:  http://diversity.ucsc.edu/diversity/caafd/caafd_announcement.html

A new award that will be presented in addition to the CAAFD Awards: 2015 Women in Science & Engineering Award (WiSE)
This new WiSE Award encourages you to nominate someone who has done an outstanding job of supporting or advancing women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)
Make your WiSE Award nomination today at: http://diversity.ucsc.edu/diversity/caafd/wise_announcement.html

All nominations and supporting documents must be received by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2015

For more information or questions, please write to odei@ucsc.edu.